Job #: 2802

Title: NAS Backup Engineer


  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 4 months ago

    Job Summary / Description: Enterprise storage engineering role contributes to the team in designing, engineering, documenting, and supporting the implementation of new technologies in the storage domain for Enterprise Computing Services.  Applicant should be well-versed in a wide range of storage, networking and compute technologies.

    Job Requirements:

    1-      Technical Skills – Requirements

    a.        NetApp AFF/FAS – Experience implementing and supporting All Flash FAS and Fabric-Attached Storage hardware; Deep knowledge of the ONTAP 9 operating environment; CIFS/SMB, NFSv3/v4, protocols; Storage management and provisioning; Performance tuning and optimization; SnapMirror replication, SVM DR, OnCommand System Manger, Unified Manager and Insight (OCI) experience helpful.

    b.       Dell EMC Data Domain – Data Domain/PowerProtect appliance product family knowledge; Hardware refresh and data migration experience. DD OS, DDMC; Oracle RMAN Boost Direct backup experience; Knowledge of Data Domain features:  CIFS, NFS, DD Boost clients, RetentionLock, Cloud Tier.

    Veeam Availability Suite – Veeam Backup & Replication architecture and management; Integration with VMware vSphere, NetApp ONTAP snapshots (BfSS) and Data Domain Boost scale-out backup repositories.  Veeam Enterprise Manager, Veeam ONE utilities.  Recent experience with Veeam v9.5/10 desired.

    2-      Technical Skills – Desirable

    a.        IBM Cloud Object Storage – Experience or exposure to iCOS (e.g. Cleversafe) in a compliant archive (WORM) environment utilizing the S3 API for data access.  Exposure to IBM enterprise content management applications helpful.

    b.       Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage – Experience or exposure to ECS in a compliant archive (WORM) environment utilizing the CAS API for data access.

    c.        Hybrid cloud storage experience; Data mobility/tiering between on-premise data services and AWS and/or Azure.  IaaS and SaaS backup strategies and best practices.

    3-      Soft Skills/Organizational


    Work with Architecture, Implementation and Operations to develop engineering designs to facilitate projects through the full SDLC lifecycle (initiate, define, design, build, run).

    Facilitate reporting on capacity, availability and performance management metrics to ensure a stable and supportable storage environment.

    Provide Level 3 Engineering support for Level 2 Operations team.


    Five years of experience building and supporting enterprise storage solutions hosting NAS, backup, object/archive services.
    Provide technical guidance to team and service providers.  Excellent understanding of current storage technology trends across all managed computing platforms (AIX, Solaris, Linux, Windows, VMware, etc.).  Experience with disaster recovery techniques including asynchronous replication, system fail-over and failback processes.
    Technical knowledge across various disciplines to assist team with the resolution of complex infrastructure integration issues/problems and interface with multiple vendors to coordinate resolution of both hardware and software problems.
    Remote or on-site in either Clinton, NJ or Alpharetta, GA office (upon reopening).  US Eastern time zone preferred.

    Bachelor’s degree or seven years of equivalent work experience.​



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