Job Description :
Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer

Plano, TX 75024

7+ Months

Pay Rate: $Open/DOE

Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer

On behalf of our client, Procom Services is searching for a Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer for a contract opportunity in Plano, TX.

Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer Job Details

Seeking a detail oriented, highly organized, goal oriented/driven individual with excellent communication skills to deliver Data Protection, Backup and Recovery services within Security. Candidate will work closely with Program/Project Management, IT Managers, SME’s and project teams to deliver solutions in support of Security products.

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

Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer Mandatory Skills

- 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

o Integration experience with Avamar and Data Domain
o Experience supporting DDBOOST plug-in (SQL, Oracle)
o Multi-site replication (collection, mtree, directory)
o Comfortable using GUI and CLI
o Extended Retention

- Experience in Storage platforms:

o EMC VMAX (Block), VNX(NAS /BLOCK), CLARION (BLOCK)
o NETAPP - FAS Series NAS / SAN - CDOT or 7 MODE Experience
o SAN SWITCHES Like Brocade or Cisco
o Any other Storage like HP, Pure, Hitachi, HP, Tintri or Oracle ZFS will be a plus

Additional Requirements

- 2 + Years of experience in Storage and Backup/Recover platform with multi-vendor storage solutions (EMC, NetApp)
- Should be a Team Player
- Good Communication Skills
- Able to tackle new challenges with little direction
- 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

Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer Start Date

ASAP

Storage & Backup/Recovery Engineer Assignment Length

7+ months

"Please note that we are not able to work with candidates on H1B Visas or candidates represented by third parties."