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Storage and Backup Engineer - 1 month Contract - Remote Working

Lynx Recruitment Ltd

Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Lynx Recruitment Ltd

Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
Immediate Start
£325 - £325 Daily

Job Description: Storage and Backup Engineer - 1 month Contract
Location: Mons (remote working)Start Date: 30/11/20
End Date: 31/12/20
Required Security Clearance: Requires NATO Secret
Daily Rate: £325

Requirements Description:
Duties Role:

Under the direction of the Service Delivery Manager, Storage and Backup Service (Infrastructure Services), but largely on own initiative, will perform duties such as the following:

  • Full life cycle of backup storage hardware and software: architecture, design, administration, support including storage utilizations/capacity planning and adjusting data storage requirements as well as monitor and audit system utilization, and performance,
  • Perform daily backup administrator activities including, backup checks, backup of new Servers/services, troubleshooting, and debugging,
  • Support storage administrators to perform activities including monitoring, zoning, provisioning, troubleshooting, and debugging,
  • Deploy and implement storage-base replication and Disaster Recovery (Cyber Vault considered as 'Plus') solutions,
  • Modifications and changes to the Backup Storage and SAN infrastructure/design/configuration by following proper Change Management processes,
  • Participate/perform in root cause analysis for significant problems and suggests clear recommendations for improvements,
  • Schedule, coordinate and lead planned downtimes,
  • Accurately update comments and status to tickets via ticketing system.
  • Participate in on-call activities,
  • May require to work on shift, scheduled maintenances, service-affecting activities and contingency work outside of regular business hours.

Essential Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and six (3) years' experience; or Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and eight (4) years' experience; or Dell-EMC Data Storage and/or Dell-EMC Backup Certification and ten (5) years' experience; or no degree/certification and twelve (6) years of total Data Storage experience,
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of disk-based backup and archive storages and backup software more specifically on Avamar and DataDomain or PowerProtect,
  • Hands-on experience of SAN and NAS storages,
  • Hands-on experience on SAN/NAS Network fundamentals (TCP/IP, FC, FCoE, iSCSI, WWNP),
  • Hands-on experience with VMware virtual environments,
  • Able to document current design & configuration and to develop/maintain Standard Operation Procedures/Instructions and training guidance,
  • Hands-on experience on ITIL Service Operation,
  • ITIL Foundation certification,
  • Fluent English in both spoken and written.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of the MARCOM infrastructure design and service operations
  • Dell-EMC All Flash (FAS, File/Block) data storage knowledge and experience including one of the following: Powermax, VMAX, Unity and XtremeIO,
  • Certification in one or more of the following Dell-EMC certifications: DCS-IE or DCS-SA or DCE-IE on Data Domain or Avamar,
  • Certification in one or more of the following Dell-EMC certifications: DCS-IE (Dell EMC Unity, XtremIO), DCS-TA (XtremIO),
  • Hands-on experience on data replication technologies and data protection
  • (Replication: Native Synchronous Block Replication and/or Native Asynchronous
  • Block and/or File Replication and/or RecoverPoint; Data Protection: Air Gap Protection with Cyber Vault),
  • Hands-on experience on fabric Switches (Brocade and/or Cisco), Fiber Channel (FC) networking,
  • Scripting (Python, Power-Shell, etc.) for Storage Automation or collect data/event from storages,
  • BMC/ITSM Ticketing system,
  • ITIL Service Operation certification.

Reference: 995400242

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