Storage & Backup Administrator Bangalore India Why you? Are you a Bangalore based Storage & Backup Administrator who wants to work remotely (for the moment and but be mainly office based in the future) to provide consulting services with Pythian to a global client base?
Do you have in-depth knowledge of at least 2 storage solutions, EMC, NetApp, HP, SUN ? Strong knowledge of all backup solutions and concepts such as Policy types, retentions, SLP, NetBackup process flow, DE duplication?
If you have a passion for data and solving complex problems then this could be the job for you!
What will you be doing?
Install, upgrade and configure Netbackup 6.x / 7.x and BackupExec 2010 / 2012 server and clients.
Setup and administer Storage Units and storage devices, Tape Libraries, VTL, Data Domains and Basic Disks.
Manage Netbackup solutions for various client platforms and backup types such as oracle RMAN / SAP, SQL, Informix, UNIX / Linux, Lotus Notes, Windows, db2 and NDMP etc.
Responsible for Media management and process tapes for off-site storage. Monitor daily backup activity and reporting to proactively avoid issues and troubleshoot missed and failed backup jobs.
Advanced trouble shooting skills and identify the severity of the issue, Ability to resolve complicated performance and hardware issues quickly to account / customer satisfaction and Prepare RCA.
Improve automation and productivity of backups through scripting enhancements.
Perform restores for various type of data in case of data loss as per customer requirement.
Analyze existing backup environment and provide expert advice for optimizations and take such projects to completion independently.
Design and implement enterprise level storage solutions, HP / EMC / Hitachi / Sun / NetApp (Either 2 or more) in large enterprise environments.
Deliver expert support on Storage Virtualization, deduplication, BCV, Remote copy, Synchronous and asynchronous, data center fibre cables.
Configure and manage enterprise-class disk arrays such as EMC's Symmetrix, VNX, and Clariion arrays, NetApp’s Filers.
Advanced working knowledge of FC SANs and associated components including FC network, FC switches and proficient in FC switch configuration and upgrades.
Perform zoning and masking at storage and Fiber switch level and configure of hosts with redundant paths.
Administration of ISCSI targets and initiators to interconnect storage systems and servers.
Lead on SAN virtualization and integration with host virtualization technologies (like VMWare) Identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks and making performance-related recommendations (hardware, software, configuration).
Configure and administer Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) storage and associated components.
What do we need from you?
In-depth knowledge of at least 2 storage solutions, EMC, NetApp, HP, SUN.
Strong knowledge of all backup solutions and concepts such as Policy types, retentions, SLP, Netbackup process flow, DE duplication.
Good knowledge of Storage Pools, RAID groups, LUN masking, zoning.
Must have the aptitude and the interest to work in a variety of technologies.
Creative person who looks for new and innovative ways to resolve problems.
Must possess the ability to craft innovative technical solutions in a challenging environment·
Provide operational support on a 24x7 rotation basis.
Strong demonstrated work ethic with clear focus on customer success.
Minimum of 3 years related storage design / administration experience and 3 years backup
What do you get in return?
Competitive total rewards package including a bonus
Flexible work environment : Work remotely from your home when you need to!
Outstanding people : Collaborate with the industry’s top minds.
Substantial training allowance : Hone your skills or learn new ones; participate in professional development days, attend conferences, become certified, whatever you like!
Amazing time off : 3 weeks paid time off, 7 sick days, and 2 professional development days!
Office Allowance : A device of your choosing and personalise your work environment!
Fun, fun, fun : Blog during work hours; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity.