Job Number: 20019661

Dublin, OH
Waukegan, IL

Date Posted: 8-9-2017

Job Title: IT Storage Engineer

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company connecting patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 40,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500.

We currently have an opening for an IT Storage Engineer. This role can exist in our Waukegan, IL or Columbus, OH office.

This role will require weekend work and some non-day shift hours throughout each work week. More details will be given by the department manager during the interview process.

Department Overview

The Data Storage and Protection team provides reliable, available and scalable data services to Cardinal Health. Focus is on Stability and zero Customer Impacting Events in all areas, flawless project execution, keeping the technology up-to-date and current, showing innovation and reducing operational costs by introducing new and advanced infrastructure, improve on process and execution, and invest in our people to build dynamics that attract skillful talent within and outside Cardinal Health.

Accountabilities in this role

  • Continually monitor storage and backup environment for health and stability. Preparing reports and researching for daily health checks.
  • Working knowledge of Linux, Unix (AIX, HP, Sun) and Windows operating systems
  • Documentation / SOP creation and testing of same.
  • Watching ticket queue ensure tickets are being worked and don’t breach.
  • Support Service Restoration Team (SRT) calls in case of issues impacting our clients.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What IT Storage contributes to Cardinal Health

IT Storage is responsible for implementing, operating, maintaining and protecting the Cardinal Health storage and backup environment.

  • Utlizing Backup, storage, hardware, software and storage area network (SAN) technologies.
  • Maintains storage system needs throughout IT organization.
  • Use tools to monitor environment; follow SOPs to respond quickly & correctly to alerts / tickets received.



  • Experience with technologies such as server administration or Networking technologies.
  • Willingness to learn more about Storage Administration of storage on EMC VMAX, VNX, Isilon, Data domain, IBM XIV, VERITAS NetBackup, Actifio, Nexenta and SAN Fabric (Brocade & Cisco).
  • Associate Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and work with the storage vendors on hardware/software problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with peers and senior team members.


Experience with one of the following technologies:

  • EMC
  • IBM
  • File or Block
  • XIV
  • Backup software

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering