Backup Engineer

Full Time

Website CosMicIT CosMic IT

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  1. We at #CosMicIT are looking for #Backup Engineer

Locations: India/Remote

Experience :- 8+ Years 

Job Description :-

Must have Skills

  • Proven proficiency in the design, implementation, and management of backup solutions using Dell EMC Networker integrated with Data Domain, protecting data from:
    • Microsoft Hyper-V clusters;
    • Physical and virtual servers running Microsoft Windows and Suse Linux;
    • Oracle RMAN.
  • Proven hands-on experience with next-gen modern backup solutions such as Veeam, Rubrik, and other industry-leading technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of backup and recovery best practices, including data deduplication, compression, and encryption.
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to diagnose and resolve backup and recovery issues promptly, ensuring minimal impact on operations.
  • Ability to create and maintain comprehensive documentation for backup configurations, policies, procedures, and troubleshooting guidelines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Nice to have skills

  • Relevant certifications would be a plus.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based backup solutions, including integration with platforms like Azure and/or AWS.
  • Experience in scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python) for automation of backup processes and routine tasks.
  • Understanding of storage technologies and their integration with backup systems/solutions.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery planning and execution, ensuring data availability in the event of a catastrophic failure.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to think proactively and contribute with innovative suggestions for enhancing backup infrastructure efficiency and reliability.
  • Ability to conduct effective capacity analysis and planning, ensuring optimal performance and scalability of the backup infrastructure.

Key activities & role during transition

  • Get to know and evaluate the existing backup infrastructure, identify areas for improvement, review current backup documentation, and update it accordingly to new findings.
  • Collaborate closely with transition counterparts to understand the existing backup infrastructure architecture, setup, configurations, and to gain familiarity with current operational methods.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Collaborate on an operational and lifecycle roadmap.

Key tasks and responsibilities for regular operations

  • Perform day-to-day management of the backup infrastructure
  • Perform daily backup and restore operations
  • Monitor backup performance, promptly respond to backup failures, troubleshoot issues, and ensure timely data recovery.
  • Maintain backup policies and schedules according to best practices and organization requirements.
  • Implement and maintain security measures for the backup infrastructure, ensuring compliance with standards.
  • Monitor backup target’s storage capacity, optimize resource usage, and collaborate on planning for expansions as needed.
  • Collaborate with IT teams for seamless integration of backup solutions with broader infrastructure, including onboarding of new workloads or servers.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of the backup infrastructure, processes, and configurations to support ongoing operations and future improvements.
  • Keep documentation updated and generate regular reports on backup performance and status.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improving backup strategies and procedures.
  • Evaluate and implement new backup technologies and solutions, such as Veeam, Rubrik, etc.

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