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Junior Backup Administrator

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Junior Backup Administrator

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

City: Tempe, Arizona, United States

Position ID: J0520-0475

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Junior Backup Administrator to join a team of Backup and SAN Engineers primarily focused on Infrastructure Storage, Backup and Restoration of mission critical data. The role will require some technical experience in CommVault and Actifio infrastructures. This includes the setup and configuration of backups using Actifio, & CommVault, setting up backup, retention and rotation plus tape handling responsibilities. It also includes configuring system components, on-going maintenance and restoration of backups and addressing backup issues 7x24. Completion of periodic reports relating to our backups will also be required.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Installation and configuration of data protection server software and associated components

• Setting up data deduplication disk pools and tape backup devices

• Establishing replication between locations

• Understanding of network routing and firewall requirements to ensure our backups are using our dedicated backup infrastructure

• Develop and implement automated solutions to support operational and SLA objectives.

• Respond quickly and effectively to backup issues and outages

• Good documentation skills

• Provide recommendations to improve design and reduce cost

• Creation of reports for both clients and management

• Participate in 24x7 on-call rotations for storage Backup support

• Has experience working in a large storage environment with formal change management practices

• Experience with Actifio and CommVault preferred

• Experience with Remedy & IPSoft preferred

• Must be detail-oriented with good organization skills

• Good troubleshooting skills

• Additional knowledge in Backup software is desirable: TSM

• Knowledge of encryption of the Backup environment preferred

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

6 months to 1 year of hands on experience with the installation and configuration of Enterprise Class Data Protection infrastructures

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

CommVault & Actifio 6 month - 1 Year Beginner

Actifio & CommVault 6 month - 1 Year Beginner


List items desired for the Candidate, but not required (ex: Managerial skills, Team oriented, etc.)

• Ability to learn quickly and work independently

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Professional and ethical at all times

• Energy, initiative, and a positive attitude

• Must be willing to successfully complete any and all CGI/client specific background & security checks.

• Working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint)

• Good documentation skills along with the ability to train junior level personnel

• Desire to expand responsibilities beyond initially defined job responsibilities to support emerging needs within the organization

• Ability to effectively aggregate, organize, and present information

• Pragmatic ability to balance process compliance, quality, innovation, and expedience

• Ability to be effective in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment

• Works well under pressure

• Agile & DevOps Concepts

• Experience with ITIL v3 preferred


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