3rd Line Senior Storage and Backup Consultant

Infrastructure Engineer in London, ENG , Bristol, ENG , Reading, ENG , Cardiff, Wales

Posted 2019-06-12

Be part of something exciting! This is an exciting opportunity to join the SAN BAU 3rd Line team within Technical services, GTO. The successful candidate will join as a Senior Storage and Backup Consultant.
The service and role offers an exciting environment in which to develop skillsets and experience supporting a wide range of technologies. The service is evolving to align to today’s technology including CGI’s and 3rd party Cloud offerings, with an opportunity to directly feed into the strategic direction of the area.

The applicant will undertake all aspects of support and administration of multiple storage and backup infrastructures, delivering business critical services to a wide range of clients.

The role will be challenging, diverse and rewarding. For the right candidate, this is an excellent opportunity to thrive, gaining skills and experience rapidly.

Your future duties and responsibilities
As a Senior consultant you will be involved in Storage Administration, SAN Fabric Administration, Backup Configuration & Administration, Automation and Scripting.

The role includes storage administration across multiple vendors and therefore provides excellent opportunity to rapidly build experience. Vendors include Dell EMC, IBM, NetApp, Hitachi, HP, Oracle (and more).

Backups are primarily managed using Veritas NetBackup, and this software is deployed across the majority of our estate. Backup administration forms a large part of this role, and there is a strong skill base within the team to support and mentor.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
In order to be successful, you will be a quick learner and self motivated, with excellent communication skills.

You will have the ability to manage changing priorities and busy workload and be willing to provide on-call cover on occasion.

You should have a proven track record of working in an IT support environment, troubleshooting technical problems and working to Service Level Agreements together with sound knowledge of SAN and backup.

Support or relevant experience of Server, DBA, Desktop, Anti-Virus or similar experience is desirable along with an understanding of Remedy and ITSM.

*This role has DV clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK's vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement must meet the UK's 5-year residency criteria in order for their application to be considered.*

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