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Storage Engineer - Belgium

Storage Engineer - Belgium

Posted 7 November 2020 by Aggregator Network
Currently have a requirement for a security cleared Storage Engineer, to assist my client on a short term 3 month contract, with view for possible further extension. This role will be based in Brussels, Belgium.

Due to the nature of the role and the time scale and requirements issued by the client, candidates have been advised to hold current and active SC clearance for this role.

Please see key information as per the below, provided by the client for your review:


  • Under the direction of the Service Delivery Manager, Storage and Backup Service (Infrastructure Services), but largely on own initiative, will perform duties such as the following:
  • Full life cycle of backup storage hardware and software: architecture , design, administration, support including storage utilizations/capacity planning and adjusting data storage requirements as well as monitor and audit system utilization, and performance,
  • Perform daily backup administrator activities including, backup checks, backup of new servers/services, troubleshooting, and debugging,
  • Support storage administrators to perform activities including monitoring, zoning, provisioning, troubleshooting, and debugging,
  • Deploy and implement storage-base replication and Disaster Recovery (Cyber Vault considered as 'Plus' ) solutions,
  • Modifications and changes to the Backup Storage and SAN infrastructure/design/configuration by following proper Change Management processes,
  • Participate/perform in root cause analysis for significant problems and suggests clear recommendations for improvements,
  • Schedule, coordinate and lead planned downtimes,
  • Accurately update comments and status to tickets via ticketing system.
  • Participate in on-call activities,
  • May require to work on shift, scheduled maintenances, service-affecting activities and contingency work outside of regular business hours,


  • Master Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and six (3) years experience; or Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and eight (4) years experience; or Dell-EMC Data Storage and/or Dell-EMC Backup Certification and ten (5)years experience; or no degree/certification and twelve (6) years of total Data Storage experience,
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of disk-based backup and archive storages and backup software more specifically on Avamar and DataDomain or PowerProtect,
  • Hands-on experience of SAN and NAS storages,
  • Hands-on experience on SAN/NAS Network fundamentals (TCP-IP, FC, FCoE, iSCSI, WWNP),
  • Hands-on experience with VMware virtual environments,
  • Able to document current design & configuration and to develop/maintain Standard Operation Procedures/Instructions and training guidance,
  • Hands-on experience on ITIL Service Operation,
  • ITIL Foundation certification,
  • Fluent English in both spoken and written,


  • Detailed knowledge of the MARCOM infrastructure design and service operations
  • Dell-EMC All Flash (FAS, File/Block) data storage knowledge and experience including one of the following: Powermax, VMAX, Unity and XtremeIO,
  • Certification in one or more of the following Dell-EMC certifications: DCS-IE or DCS-SA or DCE-IE on Data Domain or Avamar,
  • Certification in one or more of the following Dell-EMC certifications: DCS-IE (Dell EMC Unity, XtremIO), DCS-TA (XtremIO),
  • Hands-on experience on data replication technologies and data protection (Replication: Native Synchronous Block Replication and/or Native Asynchronous Block and/or File Replication and/or RecoverPoint; Data Protection: Air Gap Protection with Cyber Vault),
  • Hands-on experience on fabric switches (Brocade and/or Cisco), Fiber Channel (FC) networking,
  • Scripting (Python, Power-Shell, etc.) for Storage Automation or collect data/event from storages,
  • BMC/ITSM Ticketing system,
  • ITIL Service Operation certification,

Reference: 41336818

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