Data Protection / Backup and Recovery Services Engineer

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour
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Data Protection / Backup and Recovery Services Engineer

job summary:
We are seeking an experienced and versatile Data Protection / Backup and Recovery Services Engineer who will be responsible for the overall architecture design, implementation, and maintenance of an evolving global large-scale, highly available, 24x7, enterprise IT Data Protection Services (DPS) environment.

location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 60 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Essential Duties: Recommend, implement, and deliver DPS technology solutions based on analysis and business requirements. Manage / Maintain DPS Technology roadmaps, aligned with IT Strategy.

Develop processes and methodology for testing, deployment, and maintenance to ensure scalability, consistency, and maintainability in an effort to decrease restore time and increase availability.

Automation experience desirable.

Develop logging, metrics, and reporting programs to facilitate performance, security, monitoring, and predictive analysis.

Monitor performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed; ensure integrity of connectivity and optimization of sites and systems; provide DPS performance statistics and reports.

Create and maintain documentation for DPS configuration, system mappings, processes, and service records.

Produce reports and provide updates to the executive level of management on both positive performance and areas requiring improvement within the DPS stack.

The ability to manage operational service provider resources to effectively keep the DPS environment running optimally.


- Minimum 5 years of experience in DPS; 10+ years preferred

- Strong understanding of DPS Suites.

- Strong ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all levels of staff

- An established history and track record of providing excellent customer service

- Experience with enterprise storage systems (NetApp, Isilon, XtremIO, VMAX, Nexsan, Avere)

- Strong Experience with VMware vSphere

- Good Experience with Microsoft Windows Server, Linux & HPUX

- Strong working knowledge of LAN and WAN topologies

skills: - Experience with Oracle Database & MS SQL backups Qualifications : Experience installing, supporting, migrating and troubleshooting DPS technologies. Experience with EMC Networker, Data Domain , Avamar, Rubrik , Igneous , Veritas Netbackup, Cristie Backup , Mozy, AWS & Azure Public Clouds Expertise in designing and implementing highly available DPS solutions Strong knowledge of capacity planning, storage, and general network best practices. Knowledge of infrastructure server hardware. Cisco UCS / HPE Servers / Nutanix Hyperconverged

Excellent planning, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Proven ability to meet designated deadlines, exhibit professional business practices, and demonstrate the ability to manage multiple initiatives.

Capable of managing tasks and assignment with little supervision

Education : Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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