Cloud Storage Engineer

Location: Denver, Colorado

Type: Contract To Hire


Optomi, in partnership with a national leader for data center and cloud services, is seeking a (EMC) Cloud Storage Engineer for their Denver,CO location.

The Cloud Storage Engineer will be customer focused and team oriented with a broad-based knowledge, experience, and hands-on skill installing and managing fibre channel (FC & iSCSI) SAN storage arrays, FC SAN switches, replication and performing SAN client installations in a leading data center environment. 


  • Working with the latest & greatest cloud and storage technologies (EMC, VMware, etc.)
  • Work for a company that enjoys the benefits of being gold partners with industry leaders such as EMC, Cisco, VMware and Microsoft.
  • Work for a company that sponsors continued education and certifications
  • Contribute on a team of talented engineers in creating cutting edge, innovative products and solutions.
  • Newly renovated office that is filled with all of the perks you would expect in a modern/ sophisticated work environment


  • 5+ years of EMC Storage Experience
  • 5+ years of storage, systems and infrastructure engineering experience
  • Industry Certifications for EMC, VMware and/or Cisco are a big plus


  • Support design, operation, work flow and issue resolution for the Storage infrastructure
  • Installation/Deprovision of Storage for customers
  • Support sales and work with Customers to design storage solutions within the managed service toolset
  • Problem analysis and resolution of storage support issues working with Help Desk Ticket System
  • Participate in functional test planning and testing for the assigned functional area(s) or project(s)
  • Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting for the assigned task(s), functional area(s) or project(s)
  • Develop and maintain storage documentation, procedures, SOPs, and reporting
  • Provide weekly status reports on individual projects and tasks
  • Perform maintenance for Storage infrastructure
  • Review new technologies and participate in product development
  • Share knowledge by effectively documenting work
  • Install, configure, setup and maintain FC and iSCSI storage arrays and storage related hardware and software in a managed services environment
  • Installation and configuration of storage hosts
  • Problem analysis and resolution of storage support issues working with Help Desk Ticket System
  • Ability to work with customers and maintain a professional attitude and provide exceptional customer service
  • Participate in on-call rotation of 24x7 support and be flexible in availability as needed
  • Perform internal training of storage services
  • Travel as required to support remotes site, estimated to be less than 10%


  • Experience with EMC Clariion Storage, IBM DS Storage
  • Experience with EMC VNX Storage
  • Experience with SAN FC and iSCSI Storage
  • Experience with SAN FC switching and zoning, prefer Brocade and Cisco
  • Ability to learn and apply new technology and methodologies in a distributed environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery tools and applications
  • Experience and solid understanding of major operating systems and local area networking
  • Experience with VMWare and/or HyperV a plus
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong technical problem solving skills
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • Experience with documenting work and processes
  • Experience with EMC SRM and VIPR a plus

We specialize in recruiting and placing high level IT Infrastructure Engineering professionals in the Greater Denver area. We represent over 25 active clients locally and work with them on a direct hire, contract and contract-to-hire basis. Apply today so that we can discuss your next career move!