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Backup Manager

Backup Manager

Posted 10 April by Proact IT UK Easy Apply Ended

Job Specification

Managed Cloud Services (MCS)

Backup Technical Design Authority

Job Overview:

The MCS Backup Technical Design Authority is based in our Chesterfield office and is responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of our multitenant backup infrastructure and services. We are seeking a backup systems expert with operational experience with NDMP, Application, file systems backup, dedupe and many other features available within Commvault.

Ideally, you will come with a wealth of experience within backup technologies including the interaction with Operating Systems, Hypervisors and Storage platforms. This challenging position requires a multitude of skills that will be put to use in architecting new service deployments, service improvements, troubleshooting, planning and implementing changes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain Commvault backup jobs, performance, and media storage levels.

  • Restores over multiple systems and arrays.

  • Liaise with Service Delivery Managers and third parties in order to resolve issues, plan and carry out changes to the backup services.

  • Troubleshoot 4th line technical problems, identify and implement workable solutions, keeping key parties informed of progress and resolution

  • Proactively identify re-occurring problems and suitable mechanisms for minimising these, documenting all configurations.

  • To keep abreast of developments in IT in order to enhance existing services and future developments.

  • Manage incident and changes within the backup team

Essential Experience.

  • Four years of Commvault Systems Administration experience and all features.

  • Experience in leveraging NAS, SAN, Application, VM and filesystem storage.

  • Experience with backup for Netapp, VMware, MS Server 2008/12 SQL, Exchange and SharePoint.

  • Strong communication and documentation skills (e.g. Visio, wiki, etc).

  • Skilled in monitoring / diagnostic tools and technologies with a focus on Backup platforms.

Desirable Experience.

  • Hands on with any of the following: Veeam, NetApp Snapmirror, snapvault and Snap Protect, Symantec NetBackup, Symantec Backup Exec, Catalogic Syncsort or DPX.

  • Strong customer support skills.

Ideal Qualifications:

Company Benefits

Simpana / Commvault 10/11 certification

Microsoft SQL, Exchange, OS certifications


24 Days annual leave

Contributory pension

Private Medical Scheme

Reference: 34535614

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