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Senior Storage Administrator

League City, TX, US, 77573


Who we are.

American National is a successful and stable corporation guided by five core values: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork. We are among America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies according to Forbes. We’ve spent the last 110+ years earning this reputation and we work each day to expand this legacy. We know we’re not just selling insurance, we’re providing security and peace of mind to our 5 million policyholders.

 

The growth, innovation and success of American National are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Success begins and ends with our people. Their loyalty and dedication to American National is why we’re successful.

If you share our values and can contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality service to our clients, we want to hear from you!

 

Why join us?

We know that our employees’ lives encompass much more than the time they spend at work. To help them maintain a healthy work/life balance, we’ve compiled a generous benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses.

 

We’ve also incorporated unique benefits like our volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a non-profit of their choice. Healthy employees are productive employees so we also have a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more. ​

 

Senior Storage Administrator

American National is looking to hire a Senior Storage Administrator. The Storage Administrator Team manages the storage infrastructure technologies on our mainframe, midrange and distributed systems computing platforms. This particular position is primarily for the administration of the Mainframe environment but will have some distributed system responsibilities.

 

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Assess storage performance, tuning backup/recovery processes, software development requirements and performing disaster recovery activities.
  • Troubleshoot and problem resolution involving operating systems, storage components and corollary technologies.
  • Resolve highly complex storage problems that could affect utilization, performance or availability and ensure that they are resolved quickly, accurately and thoroughly
  • Assist Applications Development team with identifying root cause of storage utilization issues.
  • Use system tools to monitor and resolve performance problems. This may include capacity/utilization issues or contention issues which could drive up latency/response times.
  • Participates in 24 /7 rotating on-call support.

 

Education and Technical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience directly related to storage administration activities.
  • Advanced knowledge in storage technologies such as IBM DS8886, IBM TS7700, FDR, and IBM utilities.   
  • Experience with software such as HSM and SMS is essential.
  • Experience with ICF catalog support.
  • Knowledge with CommVault, IBM Virtualize (Storewiz), and Pure Storage would be beneficial.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of system backup and recovery methods and techniques
  • Adept in configuring storage technologies to accomplish a complete data recovery.
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced team members.

 

Preferred Technical Criteria:

  • Understanding of z/OS, dB2

 

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

 

American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates always have the ability to determine their application status by logging into our Career Portal.

 

Learn more about our culture by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN

 

American National is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

 

 


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.

 

 

 

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