Citi VP - Senior Storage Resource Capacity and Performance Analyst - Irving, TX in Irving, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17021199


Infrastructure Tech Specialist

The Storage Performance Specialist will be part of the Capacity and Estate Management team focused on understanding the global Citi infrastructure estate, how it is used, where it can be optimized, and where it needs to be transformed.

The analyst will be responsible for delivering a full range of capacity management services for SAN, network attached, and local storage in a large distributed server environment with a focus on performance. The analyst will work with vendors, application teams, and systems administrators for storage performance diagnosis, with peer SAN storage and engineering teams on optimizing architecture and infrastructure, and with product managers and internal clients on analysis and planning of appropriate solutions and offerings. The role will interface with application development teams as well as executive leadership and requires an individual that is able to use data driven analysis to influence outcomes and to work independently.

As a Storage Performance Specialist, you will identify gaps and define key metrics required for analytics and trending, develop criteria to measure opportunity and risk, and establish processes to provide ongoing oversight. You will need to be able to work in a large group where influence skills and data analysis will be important, but you will also need to be able to work independently with little guidance or direction. You may also interface with IT Risk teams to review data and analysis to make recommendations on how we improve risk tracking. The status of activities will be reported up through regular operational reports to executive leadership within CTI and the businesses.

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

•Minimum of 7 years as a capacity planner or performance tuning specialist for storage technologies

•Minimum of 5 years of in an Information Technology leadership or program management position

•Expertise working with multiple of the following: EMC Symmetrix/VMAX environment, EMC SRDF and Timefinder, Cisco SAN Switches, Brocade SAN Switches, EMC VNX, Hitachi Enterprise Class Storage Arrays, Netapp SANScreen, IBM XIV, ScaleIO, Actifio, and virtual SAN environments

•Broad knowledge of advanced environment monitoring & management tools, performance modeling tools, capacity analysis tools, and other advanced trending tools

•Experience with EMC Storage Resource Management suite desired but not a requirement

•Experience in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization in a distributed infrastructure including VMWare ESX

•The ability to interpret report data and translate it into a business impact or strategic actions that need to occur

•Strong technical problem-solving skills

•Overall IT experience in a Client-Server environment, with practical knowledge of mainframe, midrange, distributed, and desktop technologies

•Advanced written and oral communication capabilities, ability to influence and successfully interface with executive leadership

•Strong presentation skills with the ability to present to large groups as well as senior leadership