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Senior Storage Specialist



MYRA Systems is one of the leading technology service companies in BC.  MYRA specializes in IT infrastructure management projects.


We are currently seeking a Senior Storage Specialist in our Victoria office.  MYRA is interested in qualified candidates who welcome technical challenges in a professional and confident manner and enjoy working in a team environment.


Core responsibilities for Senior Storage Specialist Analysts include:

  • Providing technical services for customers in a highly complex data storage environment.

  • Providing consulting, design, and/or implementation support for data storage and protection

  • Working closely with sales, technical services and support groups, external vendor partners, and customers to ensure smooth implementations and transitions

  • Providing general sales support for products and services, such as demonstrations, proposal preparation and bid responses

  • Must be available for occasional / infrequent travel to client sites and for training



Mandatory skills/certifications required:

5-8 years total hands-on experience in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Certification on one or more of

    • Dell EMC (e.g. VMAX)

    • HP 3PAR

    • NetApp

  • Familiarity with enterprise backup and recovery software (prefer NetBackup) with experience meeting

  • Tape technology

  • RAID storage products

  • SAN fibre architecture

  • Excellent technical pre-sales skills, including formal presentations

  • Pre-sales support of storage, clustered systems or high availability solutions

  • Excellent knowledge of networking technologies and interaction with storage, e.g. iSCSI, NFS

  • Experience working with storage products on a variety of systems

  • Excellent analytical abilities, resulting in problem resolution

  • BSc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • High performance storage subsystems and SAN technologies; IP SAN; iSCSI, NAS

  • Fibre channel fabric such as Qlogic/Brocade switches



Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas:

  • Database backup and restore, such as Oracle, SQL, Exchange, SAP, MySQL

  • Clustered systems or high availability solutions

  • Virtualization

  • Cloud, hybrid cloud, and distributed storage networks

  • Familiarity with Cisco or equivalent network products including firewalls, routers, and switches

  • Familiarity with monitoring and management toolkits

  • Experience with at least one of Windows, Linux, or Solaris operating system environments


To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to and indicate the position and location you are applying for in the subject line i.e. Senior Storage Specialist - Victoria.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.