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Backup Engineer
Ref No.: 18-32711
Location: Branchburg, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date: 05/30/2018
 
Title                       : Backup Engineer
Location               : Branchburg, NJ
Hiring Mode      : Contract

 
Responsibilities:
·         Adhering to SLAs defined by the business/client                              
·         Mentoring team members and training them for newer features/technologies                
·         Guiding team members in case of Technical/Operational Problems and Issues                   
·         Handling Incidents related to backups                   
·         Performing root cause analysis for backup severity one issues                   
·         Planning and Implementing Change Requests                   
·         Troubleshooting technical issues related to backups and handling escalations from the team members                 
·         Ensuring that the processes are adhered to while working on any problem incident/change request                      
·         Responsible for successful completion of Installation and configuration of backup software upgrades/patches etc.                               
·         Responsible for building / maintaining a test environment along with the team                 
·         Improves and maintains customer and employee satisfaction by the way of quality in the day to day tasks                          
·         Planning/Testing new technologies and design changes as and when applicable                               
·         Planning the overall Backup/Restoration Strategy for 24x7 operation support                    
·         Understanding of Multi-Geo support environment and ensuring that the team is in-line to the industry                
·         Responsible for building and maintaining test environment                        
·         Responsible for strategizing a backup plan and test plan for failure scenario                        
·         Testing/Auditing/Processes as required from time to time                          
·         Identify Skill Gaps and plan for training and knowledge updating                              
·         Prepare and onboarding plan for all new members coming to the team for training and KT                          
 
Technical Requirements:
·         Should be leading the overall backup environment                                         
·         Implementation and designing of Commvault solution for end-end backup solution for client                                    
·         Migration of all the database backups from different circles/location for the client                                           
·         Implementation of all SAN based backups on Leading Tape Library                                          
·         Performance tuning and optimization for Commvault and storage                                           
·         Working closely with Storage team for storage related issues                                     
·         Technical Consultation                                  
·         Planning Backup Policies and Storage Units, Pools                                            
·         Migration from one Backup tool to  another  tool                                             
·         Tape Library Configuration and  Administration                                 
·         Online Backups for Databases, Mail Servers etc                                
·         Backup Tool Configurations                                        
·         Performance Management for Backup/Restore                                               
·         Optimising Media Consumption                                               
·         Patching on Backup/Restore Tool                                            
·         Scripting / Automation of Major/ Complex Tasks                                              
·         Recovery of Backup/Restore Servers from failure                                            
·         Integrating  with other tools: Enterprise Management Systems                                
·         Planning and Implementing  Security for Backup & Restore Tools                                             
·         Design Reports on backup usage and performance                                         
·         Documentation describing hardware setups & diagrams                                               
·         Documentation of Operational procedures and processes                                           
·         Should be able to mentor L1 and L2 Backup Admins                                        
·         Installation, configuration, administration and complete maintenance of Commvault                                     
·         Migration of Commvault Commserve/Commcell Servers from one platform to another                                
·         Designing and implementing and new solutions in SSO for better optimization and usage of resources for backup.                                                
·         Installation of different tape libraries of different vendors with different media servers                                               
·         working knowledge of NetApp Filer. NetApp VTL, cloning and export of VTL tapes, PureDisk 6.6                                               
·         Responsible for reviewing the complete backup Infra. Plan & advise on new H/W Infra for backup to higher mngmnt.for New Backup Infra.                                
·         Providing Technical Consultation on NBU features like NDMP and FT client backups, SAN Media Server Backups, along with proper assessment technical documentation.                                             
·         Looking into capacity planning and management. Working on escalated issues by Backup Ops.                                  
·         SAN and NAS implementation of Netbackup e.g., NetApp, EMC-Clarion/Celera,                                               
·         SAN related troubleshooting                                     
·         IP Network, WAN and LAN free (SAN) based data backup design and configuration (familiarity)                                                
·         Should be familiar with ITIL processes                                   
 
Other Skills / Experience:                           
·         Worked on Production systems                                               
·         Experience with Backup Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching                                
·         Datacenter understanding                                          
·         Knowledge of Other Backup tools is a Plus                                          
·         Experience in training new team members                                         
·         Working Knowledge on Remedy or any other ticketing client                                     
·         Storage Management Techniques                                          
 
Years of Experience:
·         Total        :  Above 6+ Years of experience                                             
·         Relavant :   Minimum of 5 yrs in Backup Administration / Support                                             
 
Certification requirements:
·         Commvault(Expert), Any Dedup Storage(hand on Knowledge), Any other Backup Technology( Desired )