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Permanent employment

For our client, an EU agency based in Cologne we are currently looking for a

Storage Area Network Administrator (m/f/d) #6954

Location / Industry

Cologne - Öffentliche Auftraggeber

High quality and a partnership on an equal footing – that is what we aim for at Cegeka. Short-term successes are important, but not what our family business with more than 25 years of history is all about. With more than 6,000 employees in 10 European countries, we identify and extrapolate the potential of new technologies without being blinded by hypes. That is also, what makes the development of customized solutions happen that take our customers the significant step forward.

Start / Duration

from 09/2020 - permanent

Your tasks

  • Support the installation, configuration, security, operation, and maintenance of all servers, equipment and software related to the SAN environment (EMC² VNX) and associated components
  • Work with IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and IT Architects and the team to evaluate, design and develop solutions to address business needs and opportunities, and propose changes that would make the SAN environment a more effective solution
  • Document the technical implementation, policies and procedures to support the operational environment and participate in the design and ongoing refinement of technical implementation documentation, procedures and policies
  • Examine requirements documents and support creation of technical design documents, unit test, system test and capacity and implementation plans for small to complex projects
  • Perform, in close collaboration with the team, typical system administrative activities including daily performance monitoring, routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance, updating, controlling access permissions and privileges or issue troubleshooting and resolution
  • Ensure compliance with standard practices, processes and enterprise standards
  • Case follow up and resolution in collaboration with supplier support teams
  • Support developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans of the servers, server functions and data
  • Second level and standby support
  • Maintain storage aspects of new server integrations, storage allocation, and change management
  • Setup procedures to consolidate storage of data from different platforms (i.e. Windows and Linux)
  • Troubleshoot and fix storage issues
  • Storage analysis, capacity planning, and performance planning of storage components
  • Prepare reports on storage administration best practices, new technologies, etc., and recommend enhancements and configuration changes to improve and optimize storage
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning, testing and actions

Your qualification

  • At minimum Bachelor
  • Minimum 7 years (Senior Level) of professional experience in a role as a Storage Area Network Administrator
  • Expertise in managing storage components from major vendors in particular from Cisco, F5, Fortinet and Open source
  • Strong expertise in recent storage technologies
  • Expertise in task-automation of network equipment and with unified data center switching
  • Preferably SAN product related certification
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment
  • Rapid self-starting capability and team player
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills combined with a disciplined approach to problem solving
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • English (at level B2 or equivalent)

Our offers

  • A permanent contract with exciting tasks
  • A long-term perspective in a growing sector with many different challenges
  • A dynamic team and a flexible working environment with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Individual working hour models which guarantee a great work-life-balance and satisfy your personal needs
  • Regular further training and certifications to make sure you are always up-to-date
  • A corporate pension plan because we take care of your future
  • Regular corporate events at great locations throughout all subsidiaries, because the ones who work hard need to celebrate it!


Cegeka Deutschland GmbH

Mark Körber

Martin-Behaim-Straße 22

63263 Neu-Isenburg

Tel +49 6102 8235 831


Of course, we would like to get to know you in person even in times of temporary changes due to the Covid-19 situation. The health and wellbeing of you and all of our employees are essential and lie close to our hearts. Therefore, we would like to share our most important rules regarding the current interview process with you.