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Endless challenges and rewards. Opportunities on six continents. A team of colleagues fueled by collaboration. All this, and a company deeply committed to integrity and responsibility.Job Description SummaryACCOUNTABILITIES Provides full design, planning, configuration, documentation, deployment and top-level support ownership of storage infrastructure technologies. Identifies design requirements and makes recommendations for capacity planning, performance optimization and future direction. Designs storage solutions per business requirements. This includes performing storage workload modeling for sizing, optimization and troubleshooting. Researches and compares system/OS features and works with vendors on system sizing for specific applications. Understands storage virtualization, data rationalization, workload automation, storage provisioning, Disaster Recovery and SAN Fabric management. Troubleshoots storage-related reliability, availability, and performance issues. Collaborates on and implements architecture recommendations to application integration, system administration, problem management, preventive maintenance, performance tuning. Identifies and eliminates performance bottlenecks and makes performance-related recommendations (hardware, software, configuration). Leads or participates in the software development lifecycle, which includes research, new development, modification, security, correction of errors, reuse, re-engineering and maintenance of software products. Manages or utilizes software that is built and implemented as a product, using best-in-class development process/lifecycle management (ex: Agile, Waterfall). Gathers business requirements and participates in product definition and feature prioritization, including customer usability studies. Performs competitive analysis for features at a product level scope. Leads the testing and fixing of new or enhanced products. Creates technical documentation of software products/solutions. Assists with the development and review of end user and technical end user documentation. Drives idea generation for new software products, or for the next version of an existing product. Protects Intellectual property by working appropriate legal elements (ex: procurement, patents, open source). Responsible for the delivery of products within budget, schedule and quality guidelines. Works with the team to develop, maintain, and communicate current development schedules, timelines and development status. Makes changes to system software to correct errors in the original implementation and creates extensions to existing programs to add new features or performance improvements. Designs and develops major functional or performance enhancements for existing products, or produces new software products or tools. Reviews requirements, specifications and designs to assure product quality; develops and implements plans and tests for product quality or performance assurance. RESPONSIBILITIES Participates in the preparation, review and analysis of software/storage requirements and specifications Prepares written specifications from verbal requirements for tasks of mid-level complexity Prepares design, functional, technical and/or user documentation, as needed Uses defined software lifecycle methodologies Reviews and implements test strategies for software products Follows source code and file revision control for projects Clearly communicates project issues and status Accurately logs project schedule, defect, and other data Analyzes and prepares trend reports on quality metrics Participates in improving product quality through process and procedure improvements