Job Description :
Role: Sr Storage Engineer

Work Location: Houston, TX

Project duration: 6+ Months


Technologies required - Please also ask the skill level of technologies known on self-rated scale of 1 to 5  (1=Basic, 5=Expert

* Candidate should possess a skill level of 4 OR 5 in at least 2 technologies from below *

Storage -

          EMC (Isilon, VNX, Clariion)

          DELL (Compellent, Equalloic, MDS)


Additionally, it is added advantage if candidate has a self-rating of 4 or 5 in any of the backup skills below –

          EMC Networker

          CA Arcserv


          CA UDP

Job Responsibilities:

          Provide Backup support for global customer in a distributed infrastructure, with Windows and Linux servers.

          Perform Backup and Restore Operations (arcserve backup, arcserve UDP, NetBackup, Networker & Commvault) for 180+ locations

          Install and configure backup hosts & agents for all backup technologies

          Upgrade/Migrate/Consolidate Backup Hosts/Tools.

          Backup Monitoring & System Health Check

          Backup agent and patch installation

          Configure backup infrastructure components including TL, backup disk (recovery points, FSD, Data Domain, PureDisk)

          Configure backup policies and create/update policy documents

          Ensure all backup failures are captured using enterprise monitoring tool

          Compliance Activities – Documentation of Exception wherever needed

          Troubleshoot and remediate failed, incomplete/missed backups

          File-Level and Snapshot Restoration of data based on user requests

          Troubleshoot hardware faults, identify faulty part and work with OEM support vendor to get it replaced.

          Tape Library and Tape Devices Firmware related updates

          Tape Library Migration/consolidation

          Backup Monitoring and Reporting

          Tape Vaulting and Tape inventory

          Site contact coordination

          Assist with decommissioning and removal of backup devices

          Evaluate hardware and software, with the goal of improving and increasingly automating operations

          Strong inter-personal and communication skills, capable of writing/contributing to technical knowledge articles Independent problem solving skills and effective time management

Required Skills:

          Experience with DELL EMC Networker , Netbackup, Commvault, Arcserve/UDP or similar backup solutions including duplication appliances, applications and tape systems

          Sound knowledge on backup, restore and tape library maintenance

          ITIL training and/or certification

          Working knowledge of Windows and Linux servers

          Certification in Data Protection tool will be preferred

Thanks & Regards

Venkat Reddy Adudodla

Team Lead – Talent Acquisition

Smart Folks Inc



venkat@smartfolksinc. com

www. smartfolksinc. com

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