Veritas NetBackup / Data Domain Administrator

Location: Austin, TX
The Collective Group is a nationally recognized leader in providing IT Infrastructure Services and Solutions in support of complex enterprise computing environments. Our clients range from Global 50 giants to mid-tier businesses highly dependent upon their IT infrastructure. We engage directly with end customers or often, through our significant partner relationships; all of whom rely on us to architect, design, install and manage their complex products in the field.

We are seeking a Veritas NetBackup / DataDomain Administrator
Veritas NetBackup/DataDomain Administrator shall provide a variety of backup and disaster recovery support and services, which include:
  • Work with architecture and build/deployment teams to review and coordinate implementation activities
  • Operate hardware/software for the Backup and Recovery infrastructure
  • Provide support of all Backup and Recovery infrastructure
  • Meet service level objectives
  • Develop and / or Review documented procedures related to Systems Administration of the Backup and recovery environment
  • Respond, track and escalate system incidents on all Backup and Recovery infrastructure;
  • Assist in system patch deployments, hardware maintenance, application upgrades and patches
  • Oversee Backup job maintenance and monitoring
  • Serve as a liaison with other technical support teams to ensure Backup failures are handled in a timely manner
  • Monitor and resolve alerts
  • Follow change management and configuration management procedures and guidelines
  • Monitor system security
  • Perform system administration duties such as troubleshooting, system performance tuning, disk management custom package creation and shell scripting
  • Perform system directed restores of data
  • Configure and monitor archive retention policies and prepare audit reports
  • Perform offsite tape preparation for retention and compliance mandated legal and agency data handling requirements
  • Align job policy for retention and compliance by mandated legal and agency data handling requirements
  • Extensive operational experience in implementing and maintaining NetBackup solutions in a large enterprise environment and integrating backups into the technical strategy for system recovery
  • Previous experience working with various 3rd party vendors (Veritas, EMC, HDS)
  • Expert level knowledge of Veritas NetBackup and EMC Data Domain
  • Working knowledge of Unix OS including Red Hat Linux and Solaris
  • Experience with and expert understanding of Tape Library, VTL, Data De-duplication  
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