Sr. Principal Engineer – SAN/Capacity

Washington DC (hybrid), Permanent Placement

Design, manage and expertly apply the latest technologies to advance the mission as a SENIOR PRINCIPAL ENGINEER for CAPACITY with our Client. Your work in Capacity Virtualization, Storage Area Networks (SANs), Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Direct Attached Storage (DAS) will help overcome evolving demands and missions. Own the opportunity to accelerate digital modernization as you accelerate your career.

As a Senior Principal Engineer for Capacity, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our Client’s work depends on a Senior Principal Engineer for Capacity joining the team to bring professionalism and initiative to a fast-paced environment that offers extensive options for training, certification, and career advancement.


  • Provide engineering, operations and maintenance for capacity virtualization, storage area networks and other storage capabilities including Fiber Channel networking
  • Troubleshoot and restore complex capacity problems across the enterprise related to replication strategies and capacity strategies across wide area networks
  • Manage capacity allocation, space, and replication strategies
  • Analyze and resolve problems related to capacity systems and network storage solutions
  • Design virtual capacity clusters and physical-to-virtual conversion of servers
  • Design the environment for High-Availability and Data Recovery
  • Assist with development of disaster recovery plans
  • Design or Assist with Business continuity plan
  • Work with both VMWare and Hyper-V virtualization technologies
  • Work with Windows Server architecture


  • Top Secret Clearance (SCI eligibility)
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related technical discipline
  • 17+ years’ experience with administration of various SAN and NAS storage architectures
  • Working knowledge and application of backup concepts and practices including experience with backup retention, scheduling, and replication for disaster recovery purposes
  • Working knowledge of database backups, full and incremental backup technologies and storage de-duplication and changed block tracking
  • Skills in Disaster Recovery (DR), Network Storage, Systems Engineering, Troubleshooting, Virtualization
  • Ability to convey conceptual ideas both written and verbally; Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • CompTIA – Security+ CE – CompTIA Certifications
  • Acquire DoD Instruction 8570 Level II Certification within 6 months of assignment

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