Feb 19, 2020

Data Protection Services Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, USA
Full-Time Information Technology (IT)

Job Description


Company Description

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.

Job Description

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; 8+ years preferred

Strong understanding of DPS Suites.

Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all levels of staff and 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 and strong working knowledge of LAN and WAN topologies

Experience with Oracle Database & MS SQL backups

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

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

Ability to manage tasks and assignments with little supervision

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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