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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

IT Analyst II-Databs/Storg

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 44358 | Northville, United States

Position Summary: The Storage Analyst II - Storage Services – FIII41 is responsible for supporting the administration and implementation of global standard storage solutions within ZF.  This includes implementing new standards, troubleshooting complex issues, and assisting with urgent storage outages.  It is also expected that this person will be onsite to support the Regional North America data centerby assisting with installations and on-going maintenance of storage infrastructure.  

 

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure Storage KPIs are maintained (tickets, uptime, etc.) 

  • Deploy, configure & maintain standard storage systems in ZF 

  • Research, identify, test, and propose improvements to the storage environment to improve efficiency. 

  • Support storage automation initiatives utilizing Ansible, PowerShell, and Python. 

  • Support storage deployments & services in Azure & AWS. 

  • Assist System Architects and area management with day-to-day activities related to the forecasting growth, issue investigations, upgrade planning, integration/divestures, and proof of concepts.  

  • Communicate technical concepts, information, and service-related topics to all levels of the organization.  

  • Adhere to global IT standards and coordinate related activities with global IT teams. 

  • Participate in afterhours “on-call” rotations. 

  • Develop working relationships with internal and external business partners. 

  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies. 

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Associate’s Degree, technical certification(s), or equivalent IT experience 

  • 3+ years of experience in Information Technology or related field 

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, & Windows Server 

  • General knowledge of IT help desk concepts, best practices, and commonly-used procedures 

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, high-volume environment 

  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management 

  • Ability/willingness to travel up to 20% (both domestic and international) 

  • Ability/willingness to meet flexible schedule arrangements per customer requirements

 

 

Preferred Skills and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field 

  • Experience with storage technologies and concepts (SMB, NFS, SAN, DFS, & S3/Blob). 

  • Working knowledge of VMware, Containers, & Azure  

  • Proficient with Windows PowerShell, Python, Ansible, and Perl 

  • ITIL®, MCSE, CompTIA, A+ or related Information Systems certifications 

  • Experience in the Automotive industry 

  • German and/or Spanish language skills 

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as IT Storage Analyst and apply now!

Contact

Madeline Roberts

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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