Data Protection Engineer-(30002931)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION
The position holder is responsible for monitoring and maintaining all enterprise backups and disaster recovery solutions and technologies.
The engineer will also ensure that the disaster recovery preparedness of all applications and infrastructure is tested and well documented.
The position holder will work with the IT Infrastructure team to setup, maintain, and monitor backups across multiple technology platforms.
At all times, the DP Engineer will ensure that all critical data is being backed up and restore has been tested.The position will be responsible for ensuring that all applications and infrastructure can be recovered in the event of a disaster in the primary site and failover to the backup site is without data loss.
RESPONSIBILITIES & SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES
Setup, maintain, monitor backups across storage and application platforms
Test backup integrity to ensure data fidelity.
Document backup and disaster recovery preparedness
Lead disaster recovery tests between the primary and backup sites
Develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures to ensure consistent backup and recovery processes, uptime, and regulatory compliance.
KEY POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, IT, related field or relevant work experience.
Microsoft Certified Professional desired.
Minimum of 7 years work experience in systems design, management and / or architecture
Advanced knowledge of data protection appliances or software
Example : Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager, Veem, etc.)
Experience with Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager
Experience with Azure Backups
Experience with Azure Site Recovery
Knowledgeable in Hyper-V, VMware, Windows / Linux Operating Systems, SQL / Oracle Databases.
Comprehensive understanding of IT processes and best practices related to backup and recovery, and SAN technology.
Strong Experience in scripting (PowerShell, Python etc.) to automate the backup services
Good understanding of ITIL processes
Experience in working against established SLAs and monitoring them
Experience creating disaster recovery plan documents
Knowledge and Skills
Highly motivated and ambitious, go-getter with a hunger for learning new technology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated documentation skills with Visio and other tools
Desirable Job Competencies