Senior Backup Officer

Senior Backup Officer

Job Title: Senior Backup Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-07-11
Reference: V-39456
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2021 16:42

Job Description

Senior Backup Engineer required for Federal Government department to support and underpin infrastructure services to the department and the Ministers’ Offices, ensuring all staff in the department and MOs have access to stable and secure technology.

The Data Centre Management Team is responsible for the management of all data centres, server hosts and virtualisation, along with storage, backup and restore capability. The team is also responsible for providing after hours on-call support for our infrastructure. The work will require the implementation and management of the Department’s backup solution (VEEAM) and the continuous improvement of our backup solution to ensure it complies with the Essential Eight Cyber Security criteria.

Essential criteria

Demonstrated experience and knowledge in the design, administration, tuning and troubleshooting of:
  • Veeam Backup and Recovery v10+
  • Veeam SureBackup
  • Veeam Enterprise Manager
  • Veeam ONE
  • SQL application-aware backups
  • Cloudian Hyperstore
  • NetApp Storage Grid
  • NetApp E-Series Storage
  • HPE StoreOnce Storage
 HPE BladeSystems, Synergy and OneView
  • Brocade Fabric Switching
  • Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
  • Tape library management

An understanding of security directives such as the Essential Eight Maturity Model and Australian Government Information Security Manual

Proven ability to analyse and solve issues in a complex virtualized environment

Experience/Knowledge of VMWare technologies including:
  • VMware vSphere 6.7
  • vRealize Automation
  • vRealize Operations
  • vRealize Log Insight

Ability to produce documentation for processes and procedures

Capacity to undertake a high level of rigorous, independent analytical thinking 

Excellent communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills to work with skilled

technical people, including making presentations to staff and stakeholders and coaching staff 

An understanding of contemporary ICT delivery approaches and technologies, such as agile, DevOps, cloud and artificial intelligence. 

Ability to present technical and analytical information in plain English

Desirable criteria

Experience in leading organisational change

How to Apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Kym 1300 944 936 for any further information.

Please note:  12-month contract with extension options.  Due to the nature of the work you must be an Australian Citizen and have a current baseline clearance.