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New York Life Insurance Company Storage Design Engineer in Lebanon, New Jersey

When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.

The storage engineering role within the Enterprise Computing Services organization acts as the technical SME for unstructured data, data protection and archive storage solutions. Evaluates, tests and qualifies new solutions for integration into the data center computing environment. Develops best practice standards for technology within their domain and works with other teams as appropriate, both internal and external as well as vendors to ensure successful implementation. Has opportunities to influence technology direction, drive modernization and improve operational efficiencies across the storage platforms.

The selected individual will be contributing to the team in designing, engineering, documenting, and supporting the implementation of new technologies in the storage domain for NYL Enterprise Computing Services. The applicant should be well-versed in a wide range of storage, networking, and compute technologies.

Technical Skills – Requirements:

  • NetApp AFF/FAS – Experience implementing and supporting All Flash FAS and/or Fabric-Attached Storage hardware; Deep knowledge of the ONTAP 9.x operating environment; CIFS/SMB and NFSv3/4 file protocols; Storage capacity management and provisioning; Performance tuning and optimization; SnapMirror replication and SVM DR, OnCommand System Manger, Unified Manager and Insight (OCI) experience helpful.

  • Veeam Availability Suite - Veeam Backup & Replication architecture and management; Integration with VMware vSphere, Backup from Storage Snapshots, NAS Backup and Data Domain Boost Scale-Out Backup Repositories. Veeam Archive Tier and Immutable Storage. Veeam Enterprise Manager and Veeam ONE utilities. Recent experience with Veeam v10/11 desired.

  • Dell EMC Data Domain - Data Domain/PowerProtect DD appliance product family knowledge; Hardware refresh and data migration experience. DD OS, DDMC; Oracle RMAN Boost Direct experience; Knowledge of Data Domain features: CIFS, NFS, DD Boost clients, RetentionLock and Cloud Tier features.

Technical Skills – Desirable:

  • IBM Cloud Object Storage – Experience or exposure to iCOS in a compliant archive (WORM) environment utilizing the S3 API for data access. Exposure to IBM enterprise content management applications helpful (FileNet, CMOD).

  • Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage – Experience or exposure to ECS in a compliant archive (WORM) environment utilizing the CAS API for data access.

  • NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP – CVO deployment, management, and provisioning in an AWS or Azure tenant. NetApp Cloud Manager. Cluster peering and replication with other CVO instances as well as on-premise ONTAP systems.

  • Cloud Concepts - Hybrid cloud storage experience; Data mobility/tiering between on-premise data services and AWS and/or Azure cloud-native services. IaaS and SaaS backup strategies and best practices.

Soft Skills/Organizational:

  • Work with Architecture, Implementation and Operations teams to develop engineering designs and facilitate projects through the full SDLC lifecycle (initiate, define, design, build, run).

  • Facilitate reporting on capacity, availability, and performance management metrics to ensure a stable and supportable storage environment.

  • Provide Level 3 Engineering support for Level 2 Operations team.


  • 5-7 years of experience managing and supporting enterprise scale network-attached storage solutions.

  • 7-10 years of experience building and supporting enterprise scale backup & recovery solutions.

  • 1-2 years of experience managing object-based storage services either on-premise or with a hyperscaler.

  • Provide technical guidance to team and service providers. Excellent understanding of current storage technology trends across all managed computing platforms (Windows, Linux, VMware, AWS EC2, Azure VM, etc.). Experience with disaster recovery techniques including asynchronous replication, system fail-over and failback processes.

  • Technical knowledge across various disciplines to assist team with the resolution of complex infrastructure integration issues/problems and interface with multiple vendors to coordinate resolution of both hardware and software problems.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required



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