Sr. Storage Operations
MN - Eagan
12 months

Madison Sterns, Inc., A National IT Consulting Firm, is currently looking for a senior storage operations resource for our direct end client in Eagan, MN. Primary skills include Avamar, BRS architecture, TimeFinder/symcli and Perl scripting. Secondary skills include NDMP (specifically with Avamar), DPA, Boost, Solaris admin and Linux admin. Nice to have skills include IP Networking, NetBackup, DD/VTL and Oracle/RMAN. Project duration is 12 months.

A significant percentage of this position, potentially 50%, of the job is scripting and Perl for the automation and support tasks in this storage environment-Scripting is a must have skill.
Project Scope:
Support the overall day to day operational management of backup, recovery and archiving solutions.  More effectively and efficiently manage backup, recovery and archiving environments.                                 

 Must Have Skills:
•  3-5 years experience administering EMC Avamar/Data Domain products
•  Proficiency in hardware, software, operating system environments
•  Solid understanding of Symantec NetBackup
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Advanced organizational skills
•  Critical issue management skills
•  Understanding business and technical trends of EMC and the customer
•  Must possess a high degree of familiarity and demonstrated proficiency working within a Open Systems environment
•  Day to day operational management and administration
•  Process, Architecture and infrastructure improvement recommendations
•  Assistance with documentation of policies and procedures
•  Operational best practices documentation
•  Proficient with Avamar and Data Domain system administration tasks 
          o  Maintenance tasks and activities such as upgrades and patches  
          o  Reporting and troubleshooting
          o  Researching technical Avamar/DD environment support information
          o  Administration best practices 
•  Operational Documentation unique to the specific environment  
          o   Configuration
          o   Operations Guide
          o   Troubleshooting Guide

 Product Support  
          o    Avamar Software
          o    Avamar Data Store
          o    Avamar with Data Protection Advisor (DPA)
          o    Data Domain
          o    Network-based backups (NFS, CIFS, and BOOST)
          o    Tape-based backups (VTL, tape libraries, tape devices, scratch pool management)
          o     Multiple copies of backups, offsite copies, copy to tape
          o     High-level DR concepts (replicated backups)
          o     Data Domain administration
          o     Data Domain architecture
          o     Data Domain internal support processes and teams
          o     Data Domain troubleshooting
Critical Knowledge  

          o     UNIX/Linux Administration                       TCP/IP networks
          o     NAS/SAN storage networks                     Oracle database
          o     Configuration/troubleshooting
Education - College degree highly preferred


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