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Backup Engineer - Chicago, IL
Ref No.: 17-01457
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Title : Backup Engineer
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : 6 months Contract
Interview mode : Phone
Rate : DOE (W-2/C2C/1099)

US Citizen, Green Card, EAD preferred... No Thirdpaty agencies corp to corp.

Job Description:

This is a contract position for a Senior Backup Engineer who will assist with complex implementations across established data centers, private cloud and develop strategy for new data centers.


• Experience with EMC Data Protection Suite (Avamar, Data Domain, Recover Point, Data Protection Advisor), NetBackup, Commvault, Client Data Protector
• Provide Enterprise backup and restore capability engineering and analysis support in the form of security architecture review, continuity of operations, solution implementation, sustainment and validation for established data centers, establish strategy for new data centers and private cloud.
• Draft, provide and execute enterprise plans for Backup, Recovery Disaster Recovery for preproduction, and production components.
• Troubleshoot and resolve backup and restore related problems.
• Research and analyze policies to mitigate integration problems that may impact the Enterprise projects.
• Prepare runbooks for implementation, upgrade, and standard procedures required for backups and restores.
• Prepare, review and evaluate system design plans, disaster recovery plans, communication plans, engineering change proposals and configuration changes for adhering to Audit and Compliance requirements, security regulations, and industry best practices.
• Prepare and provide input to program specifications incorporating required backup and restore features.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills are necessary.
• Highly organized, structured, and process oriented.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to collaborate with internal and external business/technical teams