Sr Capacity Analyst

Posted: 1 month ago

Job Title: Capacity Analyst
Location: Chesterfield, VA
Duration: Long term, C2H

Job Description:

Top 3 Skills: Technology Infrastructure Capacity Planning, Management and Reporting


  • Minimize the adverse effect on the business of incident and problems caused by capacity related issues in the infrastructure and to proactively prevent the occurrence of such incidents and problems
  • Ensure the successful, timely reactive and proactive resolution or initiation of resolution of detected capacity issues, including notification and escalation of high priority issues in infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of Server Capacity standards & have clear demarcation on setting capacity recommendations
  • Design, Develop and Maintain Periodic Capacity plan Capacity plan includes monitoring, trending, forecasting and assessing new demand
  • Create and Present Comprehensive Capacity Reports on various IT Infrastructure aspects of Data Center to Customers.
  • Provide trend analysis and present improvement plans specific to performance and capacity of Systems
  • Establish Demand assessment/management Process ad-hoc and routine demands. Provide Analysis and cost effective recommendations
  • Interface with monitoring tools to ensure required capacity monitoring and tools configuration to get output required for capacity analysis are met.
  • Good knowledge in presenting different types of charts using MS Excel.
  • Good in Excel formulas such as VLOOKUP, COUNT, IF, MATCH, ISNA, IFERROR, PIVOTING etc.
  • Good in Excel SORTING, SUBTOTAL and using 'Variables' in formulas.
  • Proactive prevention of issues trend analysis, targeting support action and communication
  • Participate in new service offering design reviews; provide input from capacity point of view
  • Participate in capacity management process definition, design & maintenance
  • Monthly & ad-hoc reporting, capacity related incident review on demand
  • Attending performance related issues & provide solutions from the capacity point of view.
  • Identifying improvement opportunities and provide recommendations, or refer to business.

  • Over all 5 to 8 Years of experience in IT Systems Management with at least 2 Years of experience in Capacity Analysis and Reporting
  • Capacity Planning, Performance Analysis & Reporting
  • Capacity Analysis using Trend & Forecast (Predictive Analysis) methods
  • Good understanding of data center/network environment
  • Reporting knowledge using System, Network & Application Monitoring tools
  • Good understanding of Server (CPU / MEM / DISK) concepts, SAN Storage Concepts, Database concepts, VMware & Virtualization concepts
  • Excellent Skills in Presentation using Word & PowerPoint
  • Advanced expertise in using MS Excel

Preferred Skills:
  • Good understanding of Server hardware & Functionality
  • Server Administration background (Any UNIX Flavor and / or Windows)
  • Background of Infrastructure Monitoring Tools Administration & Deployment (ehealth/Nagios/Xymon)
  • Networking SNMP concepts and working functionality of network devices such as Routers, Switches & Firewalls.