The Backup Architect will be responsible for the administration of VERITAS NetBackup and Commvault platforms, as well as developing backup policies and data recovery. This position requires a background in backup solutions as well as some SAN management experience, with a demonstrated ability to design and architect complex solution around the data storage, data management and data protection needs of a broad and diverse set of applications and business systems. Strong organizational and communication skills are necessary. A strong background in designing, implementing, and supporting disk- and tape-based storage infrastructures is required. A strong background in cloud technologies and the service provider industry is also highly desired.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience. Works with VERITAS NetBackup 8.x in a large mixed environment of both windows and Linux servers. Works with Commvault v11 in a large mixed environment of both windows and Linux servers. Ability to build and design backup infrastructure. Ability to manage multiple tape libraries of backup infrastructure. Understands and has excellent knowledge and skills to trouble shoot NetBackup issues, tape issues, and storage issues. Needs to understand and monitor disk staging units (DSSU’s). Needs to be proficient in NetBackup policies and schedules, have the ability to create policies, and work with defined schedules is a must. Needs to be proficient in Commvault policies, have the ability to create policies, and work with defined schedule policies is a must. Ability to work independently and to work on call rotation is a must. Must thoroughly understand NetBackup through command line and through the GUI. Must thoroughly understand Commvault through command line and through the GUI. Must understand Linux and Windows commands, and understand how to troubleshoot backup issues on both windows servers, and Linux servers. Must follow established company processes, including change management, incident management, and problem management processes
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Experience in Unix/Linux and windows operating systems Experience in shell or PowerShell scripting Experience in developing operational reports Experience in networking knowledge Experience in managing large database backups and recovery Experience in Oracle and MSSQL server databases
Education Bachelor's degree (b. s.) from four-year College or University; or 5 to 8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience .
Related Work Experience Experience in VERITAS NetBackup – 5 years
Experience in Commvault – 3 years
Experience in backup and recovery operations – 5 years
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment Travel as required