how to select the right Storage Engineer

Selecting the Right Storage Engineers

Hiring is one of the toughest challenges any company can face, either large enterprises or new startups. There is a great deal of know-how kind of experience when hiring a Storage Engineer, not all companies have the right processes that can warrant best hires.

At SupportFinity, we streamlined our processes and in-house standards to make sure of having one of the top world-class hiring processes. The magic mix of skills ingredients is what separates a great hire from a not-so-good one. We came to this conclusion through consulting top technical and HR experts in addition to our years of work and exposure with most sophisticated projects across almost all tech verticals and areas of expertise. So you get one of the best recruitment processes to hire a Storage Engineer.

As we have created and crafted a unique method of teams’ customization, we have also perfected our signature model of matching the right skills for our customers to hire either one Storage Engineer or a team of Storage Engineers. We have a long lasting belief in the power of data analytics in creating unmatchable results, thus, we apply our analytical models on our hiring process same as we do in our business model.

Storage Engineer Job Description Template

Storage Engineer

The Storage Engineer is an information technology professional who develops and oversees databases, networks, and other systems with large storage capacities. As a storage engineer, the primary responsibilities are to create storage systems and maintain the hardware.

  • The Storage Engineer manages, plans and provides direction for the storage infrastructure by designing, testing, configuring and implementing storage solutions.
  • The Storage Engineer configures complex storage solutions to meet the needs of the user and to support high availability failover solutions.
  • Provision highly complex storage solutions based on business needs.
  • Identifies and implements advances that will actively contribute to enhanced process and procedure maturity within your team.
  • The Storage Engineer provides leadership for the development of operational and strategic direction for storage software and hardware installation and maintenance processes.
  • The Storage Engineer demonstrates leadership and technical direction within team and across department.
  • The Storage Engineer creates, controls, designs and executes control tests that contributes to the support of effective audit risk and gap mitigation.
  • Mentors junior team members on process and procedures.

  • Relevant business support and/or IT related work experience.
  • Advanced experience of software and hardware platforms, tools and methodologies.
  • Advanced skills in complex problem determination.
  • Advanced experience performing system administration or systems programming skills in the relevant domain.
  • Experience developing architecture and engineering solutions around storage and backup following industry standard best-practices
  • Knowledge of current storage and backup technologies to determine going forward strategic direction for storage and data archiving/backup systems.
  • Experience developing infrastructure design documentation for complex projects involving third parties.
  • Experience in Backup/recovery methodology, clustering and high availability strategies. .

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Skills Matrix at SupportFinity

These are sets of the must have skills that we care about and put as top requirements needed for hiring first class Storage Engineer.

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Language aptitute metric at SupportFinity
Language Aptitude
We receive requests of hiring from candidates among more than 100 countries. As we bring skills from each and every place in the world, we make sure we have the right match of language proficiency with our clients' requirements. Your Storage Engineer or team of Storage Engineers will have the needed level of language knowledge you expect, each candidate passes through our language tests that warrant at least a good command of reading, writing and speaking of the languages our clients ask for.

We know that communication starts from speaking common languages, thus we put this aspect as a first factor in our selection process, we do not proceed with hiring for Storage Engineer before making sure that the candidate passes the language ability tests first.
Communication Quality metric at SupportFinity
Communication Quality
The next level of screening we perform at SupportFinity is the communication quality, in this stage we make sure that the Storage Engineer can deliver high quality of communication; especially on the technical aspects of the job. We conduct our assessments to cover multiple aspects of communication quality, such as:

The ability of self-explanation ( writing – speaking )

The ability of describing problems structurally and technically ( writing & speaking)

The ability of explaining ideas, situations and problems ( reading, writing & speaking)
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