Senior Datacenter Engineer

Greater Chicago Area

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Company Description

ITsavvy is a single-source end-to-end IT provider committed to innovative distribution and tailored IT solutions. We have built our reputation as a value-added reseller offering best-in-industry support and delivery speed. Our growing technology portfolio includes Engineered Solutions, Managed Services, Cloud Solutions, and Unified Communications. ITsavvy is headquartered in metro Chicago, with multiple offices and support centers across the U.S.

As a nationwide multicultural company, ITsavvy values our inclusive, tight-knit culture. Embracing our employees’ diverse perspectives and backgrounds is essential for our company. We encourage our people to share innovative ideas that mold our company day in and day out. We drive ourselves to push boundaries, improve processes, and enable our people to make a strong impact. This great opportunity is for a self-driven individual to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job Description

ITsavvy is looking for a Senior Datacenter Engineer with a strong focus on backup technologies. The ideal candidate has a passion for implementing innovative technology solutions, with a special talent for realizing the business value of these ingenious solutions to current and future clients. We are also looking for an individual that is up to date on the latest technologies, including backup, virtualization, storage, and data center technologies.

At the end of the day, our clients need to know that with their significant investment, everything is going to work as promised. We solve technical and business problems to ensure success for both ITsavvy and our clients. We provide both technical sales consulting and implementation with one goal: Peace of mind.

Senior Datacenter Engineer Job Responsibilities

What You’ll Do

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot complex mid- to large-scale and enterprise infrastructure solutions.
  • Installation and Configuration of Converged, Data Protection, Data Storage, Hyper-converged, Virtualization and Networking Solutions.
  • Identify and resolve client’s issues in a timely and thorough manner to include appropriate communications to the end user, root cause analysis, and any configuration changes required to address the underlying problem long-term.
  • Develop and present assessments to demonstrate client value in the form of work done (e.g., health of equipment, supportability, suggested adjustments, and outcomes achieved.

Senior Datacenter Engineer Qualifications and Skills

What You’ll Need

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or a related degree, or equivalent education and work experience is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience working with enterprise VMware solutions.
  • 5+ years working with enterprise Dell EMC backup systems and solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of Converged Solutions (Cisco UCS, Dell MX, HPE Synergy).
  • Strong knowledge of Hyper-converged Solutions (Cisco HyperFlex, Dell EMC VxRail, HPE Symplivity).
  • SAN switching configuration experience (Brocade, Cisco).
  • Firewall installation and configuration (Palo Alto, Fortinet, Meraki).
  • Experience with multiple Enterprise Backup Solutions such as Dell EMC Networker, Avamar, Data Domain, Veeam, CommVault, Axcient, Barracuda, Cohesity, and NetBackup.
  • Advanced understanding of disk sources, targets, and related components (Data Domain, Isilon, NDMP, Azure, AWS).
  • Previous experience working with a Value-Added Reseller environment preferred.
  • Dell EMC, VMware, Cisco, and other similar certifications are a plus.


Why You’ll Love ITsavvy

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance with prescription drug coverage.
  • 3 weeks of PTO.
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
  • 401(k) with employer match.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Employee purchase discounts.
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally.
  • Free ITsavvy Swag.

To our future employees. ITsavvy promises to inspire your success. It’s our responsibility to develop your career and knowledge with an empowering environment that retains passionate IT professionals.

ITsavvy is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.


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