Backup Engineer - Storage

Rullion Specialist Markets IT
Newcastle Upon Tyne
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We require a Backup Engineer to engage with a government client based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne for a 3 month initial contract with good likelihood on extensions. Below is the further skills we require for the correct candidate: *** THIS ROLE REQUIRES EITHER A CURRENT SECURITY CLEARANCE - MOD OR ELIGIBILITY TO ACHIEVE THIS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ROLE *** Education and Experience Required: - Expertise in Symantec Netbackup, HP Data Protector or EMC Networker. - Automated Tape Library Experience (Small, Medium and Large) - Virtual Tape Library Experience (StoreOnce, Data Domain) - Storage Area Network Experience (Brocade, Cisco and or McData) - Fibre Channel Host BUS Adapter Experience - Minimum of 5+ years of experience engineering and supporting enterprise BUR solutions - Scripting experience - Familiar with Linux, Solaris, AIX, Windows troubleshooting. Additional Education desired: - EMC Avamar experience - Symantec BackupExec 9, 10, 11x, 12x (architecture, engineering, configuration, and support) - Understanding of Basic Encryption Technologies (Tape & and or Disk) - Encryption Appliance Experience - Understanding of Encryption Key Management techniques & best practices - Experience with various Database backup techniques & agents - Understanding of STK based Enterprise Class Libraries (ACSLS managed) - Experience with various Tape Drive Technologies (LTO, STK 99xx, IBM 3494 etc.) - Familiar with enterprise backup reporting capabilities (EMC DPA) - DP 7.x, 8.x, or 9.x Certification - Netbackup Certification - TSM - Veeam Backup and Replication - Veritas Enterprise Vault - Technical Skills: - Demonstrates specialist level of understanding in both server hardware & server operating system deployment, configuration, testing & administration as they relate to the deployed storage solutions - Participate in the development of new backup solutions within the HP Storage product line (StoreOnce) and backup software - HP Data Protector or Symantec Netbackup. - Interface with the SMC Operations team, Storage/BUR Engineering team, and Program Office to refine requirements, test applications/tools, support user acceptance testing (UAT), provide status updates and promote solutions into production. Knowledge and Skills: - Deep understanding of distributed backup and familiarity with several of the major enterprise levels of backup platforms - Advise, design, and architect advanced backup solutions - Advanced backup manipulations using advanced array features demonstrating an expert level of backup functionality and performance tuning of the array and the SAN network - Advanced configuration of backup related software - Ability to develop solutions that enhance the availability, performance, maintainability and agility of a particular customer's enterprise. Has contributed to the design and application of new tools. Ability to build upon existing experience to develop new solutions to take to market. - Strong commercial focus and understanding of the market - Test and engineer release of new technologies and versions of products / software - Provide estimates for advanced and major project delivery - Demonstrates broad knowledge in other technical areas in order to properly manage complex integration efforts. Demonstrates application of technical expertise in successful engagements involving multiple disciplines. - Ability to present within own area of expertise as part of a customer technical sales presentation, putting forward backup infrastructure-specific information within the context of an HP sales campaign to present a unified end to end enterprise solution - Ability to work across multiple disciplines with the ability to diagnose complex technical problems to their root cause Additional Skills desired but not essential: - HBA Configuration - HP Blade and Enclosure Virtual Connect Technology - Backup infrastructure Performance Monitoring Tools
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