Director, Storage & Backups (EMC)

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson
Information Technology
Position Type
Bachelor's Degree


RealPage is changing the technology real estate industry and our teammates know how to think big and leave their mark. If you want to join a globally progressive and inclusive company devoted to excellence, we are looking for you!

We are the leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. We navigate clients toward the right decisions with data and technology insights they can only get from RealPage. Serving our clients is our highest priority and RealPage teammates are our greatest asset.

Come join a team where your work makes an impact every day!


The Director, Storage & Backups (EMC) will oversee the design and implementation of RealPage storage infrastructure, ensuring it meets both current and future organizational needs. This role will play a crucial role in product scoping, roadmap and architecture discussions. As well this role will be accountable to maintain and approve a complete disaster recovery plan and test the execution of that plan on a regular basis. RealPage has a variety of EMC storage and backup products, expertise with these technology is required. 


Provide leadership, strategic vision and management of the production infrastructure and customer support functions, potentially based in multiple locations globally.
Direct daily operations and serve as primary point of contact for production operations and support issues.
Oversee ongoing data center design and implementation efforts worldwide, including vendor selection.
Manage team of systems engineers, including training and professional development, performance appraisal.
Storage Architecture including current and future Storage Technology to add business value and reduce business risk.
Develop and maintain policies and procedures around RealPage Infrastructure.
Act as an escalation point for all subordinates and continually monitor departmental KPIs and Service level agreements
Provide periodic and ad-hoc status on storage capacity, performance, issues and projects
Ensure projects are completed within budget guidelines, on-time, on-budget and to our customer's satisfaction.


Strong knowledge across all facets of computing infrastructure, with a particular focus on Storage.

Deep technical knowledge and experience of Enterprise Storage and Backup products. Expertise in EMC product required, VMAX, XtremIO, ECS, DataDomain, Isilon, Networker and Unity.

RealPage has a variety of EMC storage and backup products, expertise with these technology is required. 

Solid understanding of server storage concepts: RAID levels, caching, parity, failure modes, recovery, redundancy, performance, IOPs, hardware acceleration.

Strong background troubleshooting VMware.

Proven track record producing results, driving metrics on performance and capacity.

Experience with replication, space management, backup management, reporting, ticket and event management.

Experience developing architecture and engineering solutions around storage and backup following industry standard best-practices.

Demonstrates success delivering computing infrastructures to support very technical researchers doing advanced research utilizing high performance computing and custom applications.  This research is typically highly dependent on state-of-the-art computing environments.

Proven experience implementing and maintaining a secure computing environment, working in close partnership with the Information Security.

Proven experience planning for the future, architecting a powerful and robust computing infrastructure, for both traditional applications as well as customized analytical and research oriented applications, and staying ahead of the needs of the product areas.

Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills and the ability to secure results through others. Exceptional business relationship skills. 

Experience managing multiple, simultaneous, significant storage and backup projects alongside robust 24x7 operations.

Leadership traits in ferreting out, properly documenting, and delivering on business requirements.

Minimum of five years leadership experience in managing multiple, large, geographically dispersed cross-functional teams, and influencing senior level management and key stakeholders.




At RealPage, we’re always looking for talented professionals who thrive in a learning work environment that continually supports individual greatness. We foster a culture of innovation and creativity. It is the things you do that bring out the best of you and RealPage.


RealPage considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all teammates feel a sense of belonging while bringing their authentic self to the table and being valued for it.


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