Server Operations - Storage Specialist

  • Company: IBM
  • Location: Virginia, United States
  • Posted: December 02, 2017
  • Reference ID: 118265BR
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This position is for a Backup and Storage Engineer with experience with the NetBackup software.  The primary storage consists of NetApp filers running 7-mode and CDOT. The candidate will be the primary administrator over the backup infrastructure and the secondary for storage administration. Direct prior experience maintaining NetBackup backup environment is desired.

The candidate be solely in charge of the backup infrastructure backing up 3 separate environments with about 70-100 TB backed up daily. The backup infrastructure backs up 16 7-mode NetApp filers and a 4 node CDOT cluster via NDMP totaling about 1 PB of total storage. The backup environment consists of over 5000 tapes, Brocade switches, Quantum Scalar i500 tape libraries, LTO3/5/6 tape drives, NetBackup 7.6 and NetBackup 7.7 servers, and Quantum Encryption Key Management servers. The candidate will be acting as a secondary to the primary storage infrastructure providing support for the NetApp storage environment runs CIFS, iSCSI, and FC. The candidate will be responsible for producing and maintaining the SOPs for the backup infrastructure, provisioning storage and backups, capacity planning, security and FISMA audits, day to day management of the backups, fiber switch management, tape restores, weekly tape off-site operations, legal holds, and NetBackup Master server upgrades.  The candidate will support all administrative and maintenance tasks such as provisioning, capacity planning, share migrations, vulnerability fixes, hardware fixes, ONTAP upgrades, handling outages, and NetApp filer configurations.

An active U.S DoD Secret clearance is required.

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
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