Randstad Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer in Plano, Texas
Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer
Thursday, October 13, 2016
NEW OPPORTUNITY IN THE NORTH DALLAS AREA! Fortune 500 client, long term contract opportunity with possibility of extension.
Seeking a detail oriented, highly organized, goal oriented/driven individual with excellent communication skills to deliver Data Protection, Backup and Recovery services for our direct client. Candidate will work closely with Program/Project Management, IT Managers, SMEs, and project teams to deliver solutions in support of various products.
2 + Years of experience in Storage and Backup/Recover platform with multi-vendor storage solutions (EMC, NetApp)
Experience with vSphere 5.0 is a Plus
Basic Windows and/or Linux Admin skills
Basic understanding of Network infrastructure i.e. routing, DNS, etc
Ability to work under a process-centric ITIL Framework
Experience in AVAMAR Backup Tool.
Strong Knowledge of EMC Avamar concepts
AVAMAR server/Client and Administrator console installation.
Experience in Avamar grid configuration in large scale data center deployments
Multi-site replication experience (Avamar to Avamar)
Creating and modifying backup policies and configuring new and existing backup clients
Support of backup clients for multiple operating systems (Windows, RHEL) and applications (SQL, Oracle, mysql)
AVAMAR system migration concepts
Comfortable using GUI and CLI
In depth troubleshooting and support on Avamar Servers, Storage Nodes, NDMP Accelerators
Data Domain experience with following:
Integration experience with Avamar and Data Domain
Experience supporting DDBOOST plug-in (SQL, Oracle)
Multi-site replication (collection, mtree, directory)
Comfortable using GUI and CLI
Experience in Storage platforms:
EMC VMAX (Block), VNX(NAS /BLOCK), CLARION (BLOCK)
NETAPP - FAS Series NAS / SAN - CDOT or 7 MODE Experience
SAN SWITCHES Like Brocade or Cisco
Any other Storage like HP, Pure, Hitachi, HP, Tintri or Oracle ZFS will be a plus
Roles & Responsibilities
Provide day to day global operational activities for Storage and Backup/Recovery teams including administering storage array architecture, SAN infrastructure, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Enterprise Backup/Restore, Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) and Archival and Retrieval
Produce regular reports to assist in cost recovery, capacity planning and consolidation
Responsible for capacity planning and performance analysis of backup and recovery infrastructure.
Assist in Data Center consolidation efforts
Analyze Problems & escalate to appropriate Levels. Hardware /software fault detection and vendor liaison
Perform H/W monitoring and maintenance
Responsible for advanced troubleshooting of Storage and Backup/Recovery related issues
Create and Manage Dataset, Schedule and Retention Policy. Monitoring AVAMAR backups and recovering failed backups
Configuring/Managing VMware backups
Ensure backup of critical system/application infrastructure via Avamar