Backup/Storage Specialist

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 ideal candidate for the Backup/Storage Specialist will 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 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.
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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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2+ years of direct experience with the NetBackup product as a Backup Administrator.
  • 2+ years of experience administering a NetApp Filer environment
  • 2+ years of experience working with LTO tapes
  • 2+ years of experience administering Tape Libraries and encryption systems
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 1+ years of experience with AWS Storage Gateway
  • 1+ years of experience with Cloud ONTAP
  • 1+ years of experience with the NetApp ONTAP product suite, performance advisor, Virtual Storage Console.
  • 1+ years of experience with VMWare

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