This role revolves around planning the Storage, Backup, and Security strategy, including ownership for all data classification. Implementation of Storage based solutions including Storage Consolidation, SAN, Backup and Disaster Recovery. Identifying errors and inconsistencies, troubleshooting, and performing regular maintenance checks to ensure the efficiency and security of storage systems.
Administration of Storage & Backup environment
Monitor Storage & Backup service availability and performance thresholds
Backup Administration (EMC Networker, Data domain, Avamar, DPA)
Ensure all the Servers, Database and Data is backed up as per policy guidelines
Strong depth knowledge of analysis for storage backend problems & troubleshooting Brocade Switches
Knowledge of upgrading HBA firmware and Drivers on UNIX and Windows Servers
Ensure backup schedules are completed successfully for all the systems
Report and action on failed backup schedule.
Propose and prepare restoration calendar, and do periodic restoration drills for the following but limited to Exchange, Database, Applications, OS, Fileserver, SAN etc.
Configure backup schedule for any servers deployed in both Projects and Production.
Optimize tape utilization by not affecting the backup functionality.
Manage daily offsite tape movement.
Perform periodic audit on offsite location.
Propose and prepare effective backup standard operating work instructions and policy
Execution of backup/recovery procedures
Responsible for Technology refresh in respective domain
Qualifications & Experience
BSc / HND in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related course.
5 years hands on experience in storage and Backup.
Previous experience of designing storage and backup strategies at an enterprise level
Awareness of ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) very beneficial.
Any Microsoft/Linux qualifications very beneficial
EMC Training / Certification mandatory
Highly motivated with a desire to improve skills, processes and procedures
Expertise on EMC Power Max, VMAX, VNX, ECS HP 3par, Data domain, Replication, Data domain
Experience in troubleshooting HBA issues on Windows and Unix Operating systems
Experience in setting up backup media retentions, LUN creation, Storage space management.
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