Storage Administrator (Openstack)

Ubisoft - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

The main and routine tasks of the Data Storage and Backup Administrator are to:

  • Manage/upkeep of ubisoft’s enterprise scale Block and Object storage environments
  • Ensure enterprise scalability and performance for storage and backups environments through proactive capacity planning, performance monitoring and configuration tuning;
  • Analyze and report on system performance;
  • Automation/optimizations of data storage and backup systems;
  • Implement backup and data storage security policies and procedures;
  • Install, maintain and upgrade backup & data storage hardware and software;
  • Maintain documentation regarding configuration, operating and troubleshooting procedures, and service records relating to backup & data storage hardware and software;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve backup failures, errors, problems and perform root cause analysis;
  • Engage with HW and software vendors and other internal teams to diagnose and resolve root cause failures;
  • Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
  • Answer user’s query and service requests;
  • Provide training to the users of data storage;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.


A baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.

Relevant experience

3+ years of experience in Data Storage systems administration in a large organization.


  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment - multi-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner

  • Good knowledge of SAN, NAS, DAS
  • Good Knowledge of OpenStack Object storage
  • Good Knowledge of Enterprise backup solutions
  • Good knowledge of Linux (or similar)
  • General Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Servers
  • General knowledge of Networks
  • Knowledge of the video game industry is a benifit


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