Position: Consultant Opportunity with IdealStaffs
Client: United Nations
Location: Valencia, Spain or Brindisi, Italy
Work Arrangement: On-site (Relocation required / No remote work available)
Duration: Initial 6 months, extendable based on performance
Teleworking: Possible, up to 2-3 days per week.
On-call: One week per month, subject to team rotation and occasional exceptional requirements
To apply, please send your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org referencing the role title.
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IdealStaffs Consulting seeks to engage a storage and backup specialist to support our client's shared services infrastructure operations and managed infrastructure for their customers.
Seeking a Storage and Backup Engineer with over 7 years of hands-on experience in market-leading storage (DELL EMC, HPE, Netapp, Cisco, Brocade, etc.) and backup solutions (EMC, Veeam, etc.). An understanding of enterprise networking (Ethernet and TCP/IP) is advantageous. Responsibilities include daily management activities involving enterprise backup and storage infrastructure such as monitoring, configuring, troubleshooting, and deploying Storage and Backup subsystems.
Administration of Storage and Backup infrastructure systems
Technical support for storage and backup infrastructure users (Connectivity, performance, troubleshooting, etc.)
Management of backup clients, schedules, and retentions
Performance monitoring and evaluation of storage and backup services
Coordination for replacing failed Backup, Storage & SAN components and service restoration
Creation and maintenance of detailed technical and graphical documentation
Development/updating tools and scripts to automate Storage and Enterprise Backup operations
Leadership in complex projects involving storage solutions and products for mid-large environments
On-call rotation-based support outside of business hours
Additional duties as required
Proven experience in administering and troubleshooting storage arrays from various vendors (e.g., HP 3PAR, DELL Compellent, Netapp, etc.)
Strong understanding of storage technologies (Fabric switches, VSANs, WWPNs, NPIV, multi-pathing, Fiber channel, iSCSI, etc.)
Sound technical knowledge of storage replication technologies and host integration best practices
Hands-on experience with fiber channel fabrics (Cisco MDS and Brocade)
Extensive knowledge in the installation and administration of Enterprise Backup systems (EMC Avamar, EMC Data Domain, EMC ECS, Veeam B&R)
Familiarity with Automated Tape Libraries and Tape/Disk Backup Management products
Good grasp of networking technologies (Ethernet, Routing, ARP, TCP/IP, LACP, etc.)
Experience in shell scripting and automation tools (PowerShell, Perl, Bash, Python, Ansible…)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English for technical documentation
Desirable Skills and Experience:
Veritas or Spanning for O365 backup solutions
Hyper Converged Infrastructure or Software Defined Storage solutions
Knowledge of Linux and MS Windows Operating Systems and Windows Clusters administration
Familiarity with VMware, OVM/OLVM, and Hyper-V virtualization technologies
Required Soft Skills:
Consistently delivers quality results
Action-oriented and committed to achieving outcomes
Communicates effectively and credibly
EMC Avamar, Data Domain, or ECS
HPE 3PAR, EMC/DELL, Netapp storage systems
CISCO MDS switches or similar storage and backup certifications
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