Backup Administrator

Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.
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The Backup Administrator is responsible for installing, configuring and managing data on disk storage devices and magnetic tape and associated libraries for Federal Infrastructure Managed Services and its clients. They are also responsible for ensuring that the data is accessible and recoverable, ensuring that there is available capacity for allocation of new data and archiving or removing obsolete data from the system, monitoring SAN capacity and performance using appropriate reporting & monitoring tools. They will also manage, maintain and enhance the SAN disk and Fibre Channel switched network infrastructure. Performing daily routine maintenance of storage and backup subsystems is also required. The applicant must be available to respond to after hours incidents on a rotating shift.

The position is located in either Boulder, CO or Raleigh, NC.

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.

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2+ years of experience installing, configuring and administering enterprise backup systems.
  • 2+ years of experience working in IT Operations environment, utilizing ITIL or similar procedures.
  • 1+ years of experience with enterprise storage systems.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Strong knowledge of OS fundamentals for RedHat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft platforms.
  • Experience with storage technologies: Brocade, NetApp, IBM Storage, Infinidat.
  • Experience with backup technologies: Netbackup, IBM TSM, Veeam, LTO, IBM TS Libraries.
  • Experience with working in or supporting Federal government environments a plus.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance.
  • DoD 8570 compliant: This includes Sec+ or CISSP certification as well as job related technology certification.

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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