Senior Storage Backup Administrator

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Experience (Years)
Security Clearance

Job Description


NetCentrics, a Haystax Company, is a leading provider of enterprise systems management, solutions engineering, applications development, information assurance, computer network defense and cybersecurity for The Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies.

The Senior Storage Backup Administrator is responsible for providing day-today operational support and technical leadership to a team of experienced backup administrators in a large, complex distributed systems environment. Strong understanding of enterprise backup / recovery strategies, familiarity with multiple enterprise backup products, experience with installation, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning and capacity planning skills are mandatory requirements of this position.



  • Expertise in installing, configuring and troubleshooting hardware related to backup systems to include: tape drives, tape libraries, servers, and external storage devices
  • Expertise in Symantec Netbackup/IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and backup software to include: installation, testing, and integration of new software releases
  • Expertise in the support of Symantec Netbackup/IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) server software on Windows 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 server operating systems
  • Expertise in various client platforms to include but not limited to: Windows, Linux, Solaris, SQL databases, and Exchange
  • Expertise in the creation and configuration of Symantec Netbackup/ IBM Tivoli Storage Manager(TSM) policies in order to meet the needs
  • Expertise in creating detailed documentation on troubleshooting, processes and workflows, configuration changes
  • Expertise in performing, monitoring and troubleshooting data backups and restore operations.
  • Expertise in monitoring and reporting on NetApp SnapMirror operations
  • Expertise in creating detailed Installation Documentation
  • Expertise in workload management and performance tuning
  • Expertise in managing multiple technical projects
  • Overall experience and knowledge in backup and storage solutions and products
  • Symantec NetBackup v7.5 installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting
  • MS Windows Server2008 installation, configuration and system administration
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
  • MS Windows 2008
  • VMWare administration
  • 8570 compliant – IAT Level II



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant IT work experience
  • Strong hands-on senior-level experience in a large TSM and or Netbackup client / server environment with competing product experience in an enterprise environment comprising of many flavors of operating systems , virtual tape technologies and NDMP backups
  • Working and or conceptual knowledge of SAN
  • Experienced in automating standard operational tasks using Perl or shell scripts
  • Must have hands-on disaster recovery experience with the backup products supported
  • Skilled in planning and executing proactive maintenance activities in the backup infrastructure.
  • Ability to plan, design, implement, and enhance business continuity and DR capabilities
  • Support 24x7 on-call coverage for backup and recovery issues and independently lead problem management and root cause analysis
  • Perform capacity planning and reporting on performance and quality of backups
  • In-depth understanding of replication, encryption and de-duplication technologies
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Explain difficult concepts and influence others to adopt a different point of view
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects within tight deadlines concurrently
  • Ability to work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Manage projects or programs with moderate resource requirements, risk and/or complexity
  • Lead and monitor work of others through team and project leadership, which may include monitoring and accountability for costs
  • Provide proactive technical coaching and mentoring of other team members as needed
  • DoD Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance preferred
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a full background investigation including criminal history, education and employment verifications


**In order to be considered for this position, you must apply directly through our careers site**  

NetCentrics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law



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