Storage & Backup Administrator
1d ago

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?

  • Backup
  • 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.
  • Storage
  • 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.
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