Storage & Backup Job Description

Storage & Backup Job Description

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Storage & backup provides technical support to customers and other technical SMEs utilizing their knowledge of storage and backup systems to quickly solve issues.

Storage & Backup Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs all basic functions related to the maintenance and operations of Windows, Unix and Linux-based Server hardware and applicable Operating Systems
Project champion for policy/practice changes affecting technical population (e.g., changes in systems, networking, clinical applications)
Advanced installation / implementation involving multiple technologies in heterogeneous environments
Basic knowledge of virtualization, networking and datacentre consolidation
Own and drive excellence in Incident / Problem / Change Management of SBICard Storage & Backup Infrastructure
Lead Incident calls that involve complex multi-component, multi-platform issues together with peer Infra teams like Network, OS Platforms, Middleware, DB and Apps support - taking ownership of resolution
Hands-on experience on storage arrays and backup tools like Hitachi HUS, HP EVA, HP DP, TSM
Ensure accurate and regularly updated information related to storage and backup physical inventory, logical inventory, design diagrams, technical troubleshooting documents and operational process documents
Strong Project and Program Management
Clear Communication/ Executive presentation skills

Storage & Backup Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Storage & Backup

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, GDIT, EMC, III, IAT, PMP, V4, V3, SVC, ITSM

Education for Storage & Backup

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the storage & backup job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Education, Technical, Information Systems, Information Technology, Science, Business, Computer, Mathematics

Skills for Storage & Backup

Desired skills for storage & backup include:

Competitors and product innovations
Relevant procurement category center and work to implement the global category strategy and guidelines
Respective global supply markets
OSX multi-platform operating systems
Storage and backup systems to quickly solve issues
Company policies and procedures to complete complex

Desired experience for storage & backup includes:

Experience of other Backup functional roles to supplement operational experience
7+ years experience in distributed Backup environments, ideally in various roles including operational experience
5+ years experience with Netbackup v4.5-v7.5 including command line
3+ years experience of virtual tape library (VTL) environments
3+ years experience of IBM and STK tape libraries
Experience of managing vendor tools including ACSLS, OpsCenter and Aptare

Storage & Backup Examples


Storage & Backup Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of storage & backup. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for storage & backup
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced dynamic environment required
  • Level 3 break-fix support for mid-range and high-end storage products
  • Basic solution design as per customer requirement
  • Advanced system configuration and migrations
  • Infrastructure upgrades, patch management
  • Mentoring L1/L2 engineers through training
  • Provide technical inputs in pre-sale cycles of technology refresh
  • Conduct PoC, Demos and pilot projects
  • Regular auditing of the infrastructure and standardization as per industry best practices
  • Liaise with other functions (Systems, Network) for performance and service delivery
Qualifications for storage & backup
  • Knowledge of TSM environments is a bonus
  • Experience with SAN and NAS is a bonus
  • Serve as Senior Storage and Backup Administrator for the USCIS SPEDI TO
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders individuals and groups
  • Experience managing large scale dynamic enterprise environment
  • Experience with storage infrastructure management and performance tools

Storage & Backup Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of storage & backup. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for storage & backup
  • Provide peers, customers and leadership with a strong focus on operational excellence
  • Works in conjunction with entire Platform Support team to maintain system uptime on all enterprise wide platform devices to a world-class level
  • Builds rapport with location IT and discusses future plans, identifying technology opportunities that might otherwise be overlooked managers
  • Conforms to all Change Management processes and procedures by developing implementation plans, verification testing, training, back-out strategy, and contingency plans
  • Resolves issues using established problem resolution techniques
  • Monitors production systems in order to identify or recognize production problems both proactively and reactively
  • Lead and grow a team of engineers, QA and Business Analysts
  • Own and create elegant system-wide solutions within an agile development environment
  • Coordinate with and grow offshore teams
  • You will be responsible for performing all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification of suppliers, tender management, negotiation and closure of contracts to obtain optimal total cost of ownership (cost, service, quality)
Qualifications for storage & backup
  • Experience with enterprise backup tools (NetBackup, DataProtector, TSM)
  • Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) – Primary skill
  • BackupExec – Secondary Skill
  • Aix/Linux/Unix
  • Virtual Tape Library
  • Tape Libraries - 3494, LTO, DLT

Storage & Backup Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a storage & backup. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage & backup
  • You will perform due diligence at new potential suppliers and pre-qualify them before initiating a business relationship
  • You will have responsibility to cover two levels Local Buyers who are defined as Procurement Experts & their local team leaders who are defined as Regional Procurement Experts
  • You will work with relevant stakeholders and create alignment in buying products & services
  • Develop and Implement the technical standards for Storage and backup and recovery
  • Gather, analyze and drive project requirements, design and implement storage and backup infrastructure components
  • Publish Build-To and review the As-Built documentation for current and new storage and backup related design deployments
  • Have a team that supports the Storage and Backup Environments from a 3rd Level 7*24*365
  • Storage Management Consulting
  • Service & Project Management
  • Provider Steering
Qualifications for storage & backup
  • Spectrum Protect (TSM) DRM
  • NDMP backup protocol for NAS
  • Unix Kornshell
  • TSM Client responsibility also includes backup restarts and file restores
  • Must be prepared to work within a team on a standby roster for 24x7X365 support of customer systems
  • Will be expected to perform some out of hours work in order to support customer changes

Storage & Backup Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of storage & backup. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for storage & backup
  • Understanding of Data Protection and Backup as a Service
  • Understanding of Archive as a Service
  • Monitor self-service customer backups (using automated reports & tools)
  • Manage capacity and performance of the backup infrastructure ensuring the integrity of the infrastructure on a day to day basis
  • Monitor backup server environment, acknowledge incidents/problems, and resolving according to organization processes and procedures
  • Troubleshoot performance issues related to the backup and recovery environment and recommend solutions
  • Resolve escalated and complex incident/problem reports, and provides root cause analysis for incident reports, providing descriptive and timely updates for all assigned incidents/problems to appropriate management staff
  • Liaison to vendors on vendor related incidents/problems
  • Assist in mission critical restores
  • Participation in a 7x24 rotating pager
Qualifications for storage & backup
  • Working knowledge of host side technologies including CNA, HBA, logical volume managers, clustering and distributed file systems
  • Non-Operations Resources are expected to work prime Canada Shift (M-F 8AM-5PM EST)
  • Perform off-hours maintenance at any time
  • Maintain Logs and Daily Outage Report
  • Daily on-site presence is required in Saint John or Florenceville (potential alternate site)
  • Candidates showing excellent potential will also be considered

Storage & Backup Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of storage & backup. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for storage & backup
  • Responsible for gathering requirements, installation, configuration, build and testing of backup and recovery software in a high availability environment
  • In-depth experience in managing critical database and file restores
  • Monitoring of scheduled backup jobs across multiple computing platforms
  • Maintain backup policies and procedures, including the overseeing of the appropriate retention criteria and corresponding legal holds as required
  • Ensure the change management practices related to the backup environment are designed in alignment within the ITIL framework and industry best practices
  • Provide technical leadership to others, demonstrates excellent technical aptitude, able to provide technical direction to team members and other departments
  • Work on projects, completing required tasks, and meeting deadlines as assigned
  • Recommendations for tool and infrastructure technology upgrades, support, remediation, training, maintenance, end of life
  • Storage Devices Management and Availability (VMAX850F, VMAX400K, VNX, XP24K, 3PAR, Data Domain, MSL8096 and ESL/MSL Tape Libraries)
  • Provisioning/Allocation of Disk Space
Qualifications for storage & backup
  • Provide input on TSM design, planning and implementation
  • Capacity and Performance understanding of bandwitdth/throughput requirements and limits for apps/DBs in MB/s and I/O, by project, app, host or DB
  • ManageNow, eESM, InfoMan (All problem mgmt tools)
  • MS Doc
  • Windows OS Ability to interface with Customer & Tech Supt Teams
  • Very good potential candidates will also be considered

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