Senior Storage Engineer

Position: Senior Storage Engineer

Job ID: 152484

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS TECH SRVC

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at



We are searching for a Senior Storage Engineer — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll play a major role in developing business solutions by investigating in processes to understand data and communications flow with individual tasks and transactions for the Integrated Delivery System.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Highly prefer the following:

  • Experience delivering Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems (file and object)
  • Hands-on experience on HPE 3PAR storage arrays, HP StoreOnce and Brocade DCX switches
  • Configuring and managing storage pools, CPGs, Virtual volumes & snapshots
  • Designing & implementing SAN connectivity (single & dual chassis) with Fiber channel switches to overcome any single point of failure for all hosts
  • Experience in performance tuning of 3PAR system and storage based replication


Experience strongly desired:

  • Tuning virtual volumes
  • Storage and Fabric microcode upgrade activities
  • Configuring SAN Fabric, ideally Brocade and troubleshootingfabric related events
  • Providing analysis and implementation support for NAS Storage solutions along with pre-site
  • inspections, initial implementation, and integration into the environment as required.
  • Provide weekly and monthly operations reports.
  • Experience with Server Virtualization Technologies (VMware, Open Stack, Docker) is highly desirable


Responsibilities :

Translate user/business needs into detail requirement specifications

Identify system or application needs

Analyze current business practices, user needs and work flow processes

Facilitate and supports the system installation through the implementation cycle

Establish project governance and facilitates Steering and Work team meetings

Develop, schedule and facilitate test plans for software, network, integration, user acceptance and parallel usage

Prepare and implement procedures for downtime, end-users, production, and help desk

Perform configuration analysis for system design

Coordinate the upgrade schedules with vendors and users across the Integrated Delivery System

Determine, analyze and formulate current practices, user needs and workflow processes, issues and potential solutions

Analyze, aggregate, assimilates and validate data/information.

Coordinate resources assigned to complete projects

Analyze project impacts and dependencies across the Integrated Delivery System


High school diploma

Eight (8) years of major system design and implementation experience

Familiarity with various operating systems used by Hospital data processing techniques and practices

A working knowledge of a variety of hardware and software environments and of the healthcare industry is also required

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