NetBackup Engineer

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    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zack Abbatecola

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  • Job Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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My Client a global IT Consultancy who do a lot of work within the financial sector are looking for an experienced Netbackup Engineer to work on site for a leading commercial bank based in Sheffield for an initial 6 Month Contract with the view to extend. Pay rate is negotiable.

The role is based in our group data centre and is working as part of a dispersed global team. Good team collaboration and use of communication tools is expected (email, IM, video/audio calls, webex).
The team is adopting an agile development approach with daily standups and task management. Individuals are expected to be self-sufficient and would be empowered to do so but also work as part of a team.

The Backup Engineering role is responsible for leading in building and running enterprise Backup/Restore services for the bank.

This role will carry out some or all of the following activities

Provide Backup Engineerings services for Enterprise Services, including the definition, design and qualification of backup technoliges for deployment across the bank.
Define deployment and operating models for new product offerings and functionality.
Provide detailed operational processes, documentation and automation scripts to support the deployment of new product offeirngs and functionality.
Ensure that all backup technologies are fit for purpose when they are handed over to the Operational support teams for deployment and that all solutions are documented, tested and formally accepted.
Setup automation Team(s) to take out waste.
Consolidate and reduce infrastructure complexity.
Determine the strategic direction and execute in each of the Technology areas under Enterprise Services responsibility.
Risk and Cost Management.
Ensure Service Quality Targets are met for offered platform services.
Business stakeholder management to define product roadmaps and market available capabilities.

Personal Experience
- Experience working within large-scale enterprise IT environment and the embedded controls
- Experience working with Agile working practices and tooling
- Experience working within a DevOps operating model
- Experience and awareness of security, audit, risk and compliance within enterprise IT environment
- Storage Engineering background preferred and/or experience to equivalent level
- Experience working and partnering with storage vendors (e.g. EMC, Netapp, CISCO, VMware)
- Strong awareness of data lifecycle, management and process
Personal Skills
- Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
- Strong work ethic
- Strong networking and collaboration skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong communication skills across all organisation levels
Techical Skills
- NAS administrator level core skill-set
- NAS security administration skill-set
- experience of IP protocols and networking
- VMWare
- Windows/Linux
- Strong Automation/Orchestration experience
- Scripting (e.g. JavaScript, PowerShell)
- Storage Fabric (e.g. CISCO iSCSI, FCoE)
- SAN Storage (inc. Pure, Netapp, EMC)
- All-FLASH storage
- iSCSI protocol
- VMware vSAN and VVOLS
- Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
- Software Defined Storage
- Cloud Storage
- External Cloud Provider Storage (e.g. AWS, Google, IBM)
Additional skills (optional)
- Strong general Storage infrastructure awareness/experience inc. NAS, Backup, Recovery, Object technologies
- Strong VMWare understanding and technology awareness
- Strong Network technology and concepts awareness
- Strong Database (e.g. Oracle, SQL) technology awareness
- Awareness of newer or emerging technologies e.g. Big Data, MongoDB, NoSQL, Hadoop
- Awareness of newer or emerging platforms and concepts e.g. PaaS, IaaS, Container solutions

if you feel you are suitable for the above please apply in for an immediate review.