C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr. Enterprise Storage Systems Administrator in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As the Sr. Enterprise Storage Systems Administrator, you will work hands-on with state-of-the-art Enterprise Storage technology from multiple vendors, and primarily be responsible for overseeing the company's Enterprise Storage Environments spanning multiple facilities. In addition, you will work on various projects related to virtualization, backup, and Disaster Recovery.


  • Daily administration of a Large Enterprise Storage Environment consisting of local and remote Storage Area Network (SAN), Network-Attached Storage (NAS), and storage virtualization systems.

  • Operate, monitor and maintain storage infrastructure – to include storage provisioning, incident troubleshooting and resolution, monitor use and availability of storage resources.

  • Maintain Enterprise Storage System components by applying operating system updates, firmware packages, and security patches.

  • Install, configure and test storage infrastructure components and storage interconnectivity via Ethernet, iscsi, and Fibrechannel protocols.

  • Operate, monitor, and maintain storage networking environment – consisting primarily of Cisco MDS and Brocade switches.

  • Become familiar with C&S standard operating procedures, and ensure that they are followed.

  • Work with other IT teams - providing troubleshooting and architecture support, maintain excellent communication between internal IT groups and external vendors and resources.

  • Create and maintain accurate documentation for storage hardware environment, procedures, topologies, and configurations.

  • Maintain storage system components in compliance with supporting vendor requirements

  • Participate in shared weekly on-call rotation as needed.

  • Manage systems to reduce incidents, decrease complexity, improve end-user experience and increase stability of supported systems and processes

  • Perform tasks as directed by management.

  • Maintain current knowledge of technology trends.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere.

  • Coordinate assistance from other departments as necessary.

  • Act as a 24x7 escalation point for internal team members.


  • Technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of experience supporting a large Enterprise Storage environment.

  • Experience with IBM, Netapp, and EMC and other Enterprise Storage systems.

  • Experience With IBM Storwize , DS Storage, operating systems.

  • Experience with IBM Storage Volume Controller, IBM Metro/Global Mirror data replication.

  • Experience with NetApp DataOnTap, OnCommand Manager, and NetApp Snapmirror.

  • Experience with EMC Unisphere, Flare OS, and EMC OneFS.

  • Experience installing and configuring ISCSI, NFS, and Fiber for Storage system environments.

  • Must be available to work in a shared weekly on-call rotation.

  • Experience working with vendors to replace failed hardware.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent team collaboration and interpersonal skills.

  • Organized, detail oriented, self-starter.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Able to devise technical solutions to remediate problems.

  • Able to contribute to system design/decisions.

  • Able to contribute to the technical direction of projects.

  • Able to learn new technologies on the job.

Requisition ID 10321

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category IS/Technology