ENVIRONMENT : A provider of tailored cutting-edge IT Services & Solutions in Johannesburg seeks the expertise of highly skilled & deadline-driven Storage and Backup Engineer.
Experience and understanding of the following is essential : EMC VMAX, Hitachi and Brocade Switches, Dell EMC Compellent SAN arrays, Cisco MDS SAN switches, Brocade SAN switches, Cisco UCS FI and SAN knowledge and Commvault & Commvault Backup Administration. To start Immediately.
Storage Data Management Midrange : * Manage SAN resources, including fiber-based hubs, switches, and directors.* Manage SAN device configurations, including zoning, worldwide addresses, and LUN masking.
Perform SAN device problem determination and resolution* Perform SAN Monitoring and Health checking to the best of their ability, assuming tools are available to monitor and provide proactive alerting.
Manage SAN resources, including fiber-based hubs, non-host HBAs,* Configure the disk storage arrays, including setting up Raid groups, spares.
Define logical volumes, metavolumes, hypervolumes, striping, etc. in the storage arrays.* Identify and Perform storage / SAN device firmware upgrades.
Coordinate & managing microcode with Technical Support teams, customers and CE's* Perform storage device problem determination and resolution as needed.
Problem determination and resolution* Perform storage device I / O Device Driver research and patch management* Configure Network Attached Storage (NAS) Devices* Produce Standard Reports* Storage Compliance activities (UID extracts, security health check storage devices)* Configure and Support virtualization products, storage management tool(s), point in time copies, channel extended storage devices and Cross-Array Storage ReplicationBackup / Restore Midrange : * Document and maintain the backup and restore processes, hardware and software* Provide a recovery procedure for restoring the image to a previous level within a mutually agreed time frame* Execute backup and recovery procedures for user data files.
Document and maintain the backup and restore processes, hardware and software* Perform catalog management, backup and recovery of data stored on storage devices* Implement scheduled backup and recovery procedures as prioritized by the customer (for example, file set restore), so as to avoid impacting scheduled operations* Develop and maintain a plan that enables the recovery of data due to unplanned operational types of failures such as equipment malfunction, temporary power disturbances and abnormal termination (Disaster Recovery procedures)* Retrieve archived tapes and restore required files and data sets* Retain backups in accordance with contract requirements or service offering* Configure tape libraries including setting up different tape drive types, defining library partitions* Configure virtual tape systems* Configure Tape Library Manager
EMC VMAX,* Hitachi and Brocade Switches.* Dell EMC Compellent SAN arrays* Cisco MDS SAN switches* Brocade SAN switches* Cisco UCS FI and SAN knowledge* Commvault & Commvault Backup Administration* Hitachi SAN storage knowledge