Storage Engineer in Maryville, TN at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Storage Engineer will focus on the storage design, implementation, optimization of existing infrastructure environments and backups. This role spans enterprise hardware, software and operations (scalability, HA, DR, data migration). Be an active member of the Storage and Backup team providing data storage planning, provisioning, deployment and support with SAN, NAS, and Backup environments.


  • Designing, planning, and maintaining of SAN and switching infrastructure in a fast paced, highly available environment.
  • Work with infrastructure and application development to analyze system metrics and modify backup parameters for optimization as needed
  • Create/update detailed disaster recovery documentation for the Backup and Storage infrastructure. Participate in regular testing of the disaster recovery plan.
  • Day to day technical support, proactive monitoring and management, evaluation of new and emerging technologies, and maintaining vendor support relationships
  • Provides technical support (including participation in a 24x7 on call rotation) for complex production systems and services
  • Proactively monitors infrastructure for optimal performance and provide input for capacity planning

Knowledge and Experience

  • Prior working experience with Pure, Nexsan and Assureon Storage technologies required

  • Expert knowledge of Switch Fabric technologies, particularly Brocade switching technology

  • Understanding of scalable systems – throughput, latency, cache, and resource analysis

  • Understanding of Backup and Tape Library software and processes, Commvault preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience with VMware, Windows, Linux and AIX

  • Good troubleshooting, reasoning, and communication skills

  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation

  • Follow Change Control methodologies
  • Bash and Powershell scripting skills


  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience with 3+ years SAN experience for enterprise scale production environments
  • Strong understanding of storage tools and security practices
  • Working knowledge of enterprise class Backup and Tape Library systems
  • 2+ years experience with VMware, Windows, Linux and/or AIX


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)