Senior Backup Engineer

Senior Backup Engineer

Job Title: Senior Backup Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-08-08
Reference: V-39626
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2021 17:00

Job Description

Our client, a Federal Government Agency is seeking an experienced Senior Backup Engineer to assist the ICT Operations Branch.  The department provides ICT support and underpinning 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 ICT Network & Data Centre Management section falls within the ICT Operations Branch. 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 the infrastructure.

The work will require the implementation and management of the Department’s backup solution and the continuous improvement of the 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.

Location and Contract Term:
The role is Canberra based an estimated start of 1 September 21.  This is a 12-month contract with 2 x 12 month possible extensions.

Security Requirements:
Applicants must be Australian Citizens. You must have a current Baseline clearance.

How to apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criterion 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.

Applications close Sunday 15 August @ 6pm 2021