Data Protection Systems Engineer

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Protection Systems Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This can be a remote position.

The Converged Platforms team provide support and maintenance of our unified system combining elements of a traditional data center: storage network and systems, servers and virtualization.  This allows us to scale according to our business needs.  The team ensures this system is performing at peak capacity to avoid business disruption. 


As a Data Protection Systems Engineer, you will be part of a team involved in routinely collaborating with other Infrastructure and Applications Services teams to deliver infrastructure data protection solutions that are technically sound, resilient to failure, operationally supportable, and meets requirements of the business.  You will also be delivering end-to-end backup storage and backup solutions to all customers.  Your work will ensure adverse events would not negatively impact the availability, integrity or confidentiality of Company’s network of systems, associated information, and services. 


The Converged Platforms team is a close-knit group of engineers coming from diverse backgrounds.  We share a commitment of providing solid, robust and dynamic converged environments and we believe in fully supporting each other to achieve this goal.? Trust and open communication are the cornerstones of how we roll, and we have plenty of fun while doing it!? Self-education, peer consultation, mentor guidance, and formal training/seminars are some of the methods that we share information and knowledge. 


How you’ll spend your time:  

  • Utilize industry standard technologies to ensure the integrity of recoverability of servers and data, backups, patch installations, performance monitoring, etc. 

  • Document work and follows corporate, department, and work center policies. 

  • Demonstrate technical leadership within team and on project teams to accomplish tasks and projects. 

  • Deliver infrastructure data protection solutions that are technically sound, resilient to failure, operationally supportable, and meets requirements of the business. 

  • Provide end-to-end backup storage and backup solutions to all customers.?  

  • Complete automation of tasks and processes utilizing scripting languages (i.e. Python, PowerShell, Ansible). 


We’re excited to talk with you if:  

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines and at least 3 years of experience in a technical role supporting n-Tier application infrastructure OR at least 5 years of experience in a technical role supporting n-Tier application infrastructure. 

  • You have in-depth industry experience in enterprise backup and restore procedures and processes. 

  • You have working knowledge of networking concepts (i.e. vLAN's, trunking, security zones/segmentation). 

  • You have experience with protection solutions such as Avamar, Data Domain, and NetBackup, including demonstrated experience in deploying virtual and physical editions of Avamar and Data Domain infrastructure. 

  • You have experience with cyber vaulting solution and methodology.  This is not a requirement, but highly preferred. 

  • You have knowledge of CyberSense solutions (Index Engines).  Not required, but extremely helpful. 

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