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Senior Data Services Engineer in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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    Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

Eliassen Group is seeking a Senior Data Protection / Backup & Recovery Services Engineer with experience supporting global enterprise environments. 

Our client is seeking an experienced and versatile Senior Data Protection / Backup and Recovery Services Engineer who will be responsible for the overall architecture design, implementation, and maintenance of an evolving global large-scale, highly available, 24x7, enterprise IT Data Protection Services (DPS) environment.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Data Services Engineer:

  • Recommend, implement, and deliver DPS technology solutions based on analysis and business requirements. Manage / Maintain DPS Technology roadmaps, aligned with IT Strategy
  • Develop processes and methodology for testing, deployment, and maintenance to ensure scalability, consistency, and maintainability to decrease restore time and increase availability
  • Develop logging, metrics, and reporting programs to facilitate performance, security, monitoring, and predictive analysis
  • Monitor performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed; ensure integrity of connectivity and optimization of sites and systems; provide DPS performance statistics and reports
  • Create and maintain documentation for DPS configuration, system mappings, processes, and service records. Produce reports and provide updates to the executive level of management on both positive performance and areas requiring improvement within the DPS stack

Requirements of the Senior Data Services Engineer:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in DPS; 10+ years preferred
  • Strong understanding of DPS Suites
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all levels of staff
  • Established history and track record of providing excellent customer service
  • Experience with enterprise storage systems (NetApp, Isilon, XtremIO, VMAX, Nexsan, Avere)
  • Experience with VMware vSphere
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server, Linux & HPUX
  • Working knowledge of LAN and WAN topologies
  • Experience with Oracle Database & MS SQL backups
  • Experience installing, supporting, migrating and troubleshooting DPS technologies
  • Experience with EMC Networker, Data Domain, Avamar, Rubrik , Igneous , Veritas Netbackup, Cristie Backup , Mozy, AWS & Azure Public Clouds Expertise in designing and implementing highly available DPS solutions
  • Knowledge of capacity planning, storage, and general network best practices
  • Knowledge of infrastructure server hardware. Cisco UCS / HPE Servers / Nutanix Hyperconverged
  • Able to meet designated deadlines, exhibit professional business practices, and demonstrate the ability to manage multiple initiatives
  • The ability to manage operational service provider resources to effectively keep the DPS environment running optimally
  • Automation experience desirable

Job ID: 315526

Keywords:  Data Services Engineer, Microsoft Windows Server, Linux & HPUX, LAN, WAN, Oracle Database, MS SQL Backups, EMC Networker

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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