Experience with Sun branded SAN technology.
Experience with HDS, EMC, HP, NetApp and IBM SANs desirable.
Patch management for SAN technologies
Switch administration primarily McData (e.g., Intrepid 5XXX and Spheron 4xxx), Brocade (e.g., Silkworm 5xxx, DCX Director) and Cisco.
Familiar with logical functions of switches like zoning and port types, as well as the physical attributes of the different switches.
Experience with appropriate storage and switch management tools, e.g., HiCommand (HDS), CAM (Sun / LSI), EFCM / DCFM (switches).
The understanding of how storage is presented to the environment and reviewing diagnostic output when necessary to work with SAs is key.
Knowledgeable of creating file systems and partitioning, including volume managers and clustering especially how these apply to storage. This includes LVM Disksuite and Veritas Suite.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Strong troubleshooting skills
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and with end users
Ability to share knowledge and experience with others.
Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
Ability to multitask.