IT Storage Specialist, Unix, ESX, 3Par, Linux, AWS, Hatfield
IT Storage and Backup Specialist - 3Par, HP UX, ESX, 3Par, Hatfield, Up to £60k base + car allowance Our client, a market leader in the energy sector, are searching for a IT Storage, Unix and Backup Specialist to join their growing IT team. This individual will manage the storage and backup solutions, as well as the eco-system that supports the enterprise systems Key Responsibilities · The main priority is to keep the production Unix, Storage and Backup systems in a stable, secure and highly available state. · The current Unix based applications reside on a HPUX platform and are being migrated to Linux at AWS platform. The successful applicant will be supporting on both HPUX and Linux architecture at present also driving the process of migration. · You will support project activities related to Unix, Storage and Backups. You will work closely with the Technical Architects in designing solutions within your expertise. · Ensure successful operation of storage systems and backup infrastructure (both on inhouse and at AWS) whilst ensuring SLAs are met following Industry standard best practices. · Working with the stakeholders to continuously improve the Unix, storage and backup infrastructure. · Help plan/document and implement technical changes relating to Unix, storage and backup infrastructure in addition to implementing patching and security policies · Perform monitoring against Unix, storage and backup infrastructure · Ensure the infrastructure is secure; manage data and systems availability, access control and service continuity to agreed standards that stand up to audit scrutiny. Key skills and qualifications (in order of importance) · Linux system admin experience in an AWS production environment. · Good exposure to ESX VMWare and management of large ESX estate consist of Windows and Linux servers. · Good exposure to HP Storage (3PAR and Brocade) and Backup(Data Protector) technologies. · Understanding of cloud based storage and backup solutions, mainly in AWS. · Excellent problem solving and analytical skills - you thrive when presented with a technical challenge. · ITIL qualifications, awareness of programme and project management. Shortlisting Criteria (Must Have) · SME level experience in HP UX (On prem) and Linux in an AWS environment · SME level experience on managing ESX Infrastructure. · SME level experience in 3Par storage systems and SAN fabric · Good exposure in HP Data Protector · ITIL certified · Proven experience in capacity planning for both storage and backup The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.