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Capacity Planning Specialist III

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Date: Jan 10, 2018

Location: Englewood, CO, US 80112

Company: Centura Health

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.


Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.

Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.


If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 112648

Recruiter Contact: Aaron Lane -

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Under general supervision, the Capacity Planning Specialist III position is responsible for supporting all facets of capacity planning to include configuration management, system performance analysis (server, storage and network) and forecasting of future capacity requirements. This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with multiple diverse teams of technical SMES to plan for the capacity requirements for various complex systems and to resolve performance issues using standard methodology.

This position requires excellent communication, data analysis/correlation and problem solving skills. This position must have proven ability to follow standard methodology to provide root cause analysis for Incident and problem management.

Provides technical guidance and leadership to less senior personnel in the resolution of difficult system related issues and

problems. Develops, maintains, and follows standard operational procedures (e.g. performance/capacity monitoring,

capacity planning).

Minimum Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Ability to apply knowledge of computer storage, server and network architectures and sound technology architecture principles to deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions, including accurate projections of storage, compute, and networking bandwidth needs.

  • Storage Network knowledge, including storage protocols, FC, FCoE, SCSI, iSCSI, and storage allocation, provisioning, tiering, and life-cycle management is required

  • Network knowledge, including network protocols, IP,UDP, TCP, CIFS, FTP, SFTP, SSH, NFS, and NDMP, Network bandwidth allocation and utilization, and NIC configuration is required

  • Operating systems knowledge, including Windows and AIX/Linux, is required. New technology awareness and research skills are necessary

  • 24x7 Tier 2 support and on-call support responsibilities

  • Ability to work on project teams, delivering on key project milestones, and communicating effectively with a wide variety of people

  • Participation in Disaster Recovery infrastructure planning, building, and testing

  • Experience in performance, tuning and capacity planning is required; as is experience with proactive monitoring and automation

  • Strong organizational and communication skills are necessary

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )

  • Assist in configuration and administration of environmental and monitoring tools, SCOM and TPC.*

  • Analyze requirements and provide recommendations for storage, compute and network aspects of new system implementations or upgrades.*

  • Create and maintain procedures for the reporting of capacity and utilization of existing storage compute and network systems.*

  • Troubleshoot and prov1de recommendations for storage, compute and network related capac1ty or performance issues.*

  • Provide formal and informal capacity planning training.*

  • Document the policies and procedures to support, operate, and enhance the infrastructure (storage, compute and network) hardware and software and part1cipate 1n the design and ongoing refinement of procedures and policies.*

  • Prepare reports on capac1ty related best practices, new technologies, etc., and recommend enhancements and configuration changes to improve and optimize storage, compute and network utilization.*

Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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