Storage & Backup Engineer

Bethesda, MD

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Full Time

Primary Skills : Linux, Oracle, SAS, SQL, Windows, CentOS, Samba, Mac OS, NFS

Location : Bethesda


Job Description:

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for configuration, layout and performance tuning of storage infrastructure.
  • Responsible for storage infrastructure system management including capacity planning, snapshots, performance monitoring/ tuning, security management, etc
  • Provide infrastructure support for projects including planning, installations, configurations, and upgrades; work with requisite teams to ensure smooth project deployments through completion
  • Plan, recommend and implement strategies around attached storage and load balancing
  • Setup and maintain fiber channel switches
  • Insure backups are in place using EMC Networker configured with EMC Data Domain and Quantum i6000 tape library as target storage
  • Participate and adhere to change management processes
  • Customer Service Focus; experience discerning/ balancing business need (support Science) with allied enterprise reliability and “up-time” requirements. Resolve escalated ticket issues, collaborating with desktop support services; manage/ provide Tier-2/3 assistance following incident management best practices (ITIL)
  • Design and implement disaster recovery plans; implement associated backups (EMC NetWorker)
  • Actively monitor IT maintained systems with monitoring tools such as Check_mk and Nagios
  • Work with datacenter team to connect Rack/ stack servers and network equipment to NIH network
  • Participate in technical cross-functional meetings

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS or equivalent and nine years related experience or a MS and seven years related experience
  • Minimum of six years IT experience (to include a minimum of four years storage / backup)
  • Solid hands-on experience with EMC Isilon
  • In depth understanding of protocols to include NFS and SAMBA
  • Experience with Data Domain for backup, RAID Inc, Brocade and Cisco technologies for SAN
  • Excellent documentation capabilities (such as using Visio and portal applications such as wiki)
  • Working knowledge of Linux (Scientific Linux, CentOS), Windows, and OSX multi-platform operating systems
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities
  • In depth understanding of one or more storage technology fields (Fiber Channel SAN, SAS, iSCSI, or FCoE) as well high speed interconnects (InfiniBand, 10GigE, etc)
  • Understanding of virtualized environments