CommVault Backup Administrator in Saint Paul, MN at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

CommVault Backup Administrator



BCforward, and IT consulting and staffing firm in Edina, Minnesota, has an opportunity for an experienced CommVault Backup Administrator to work on a consulting role with our client located in St. Paul, MN. This project is scheduled to start in mid-December, 2019, and last for at least six months.

Position Description

Our client is seeking a Sr. CommVault Backup Administrator to provide day-to-day technical support for production support backups and problem resolution involving level 1, 2 and 3 incident response services. In addition, the Backup Administrator will assist in determining probable cause of backup and restore issues and work with other support teams (Network, Virtualization, SAN) to resolve those issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five (5) years' experience in a Backup Administrator or Server Support role
    • A Master's degree substitutes for three years of experience or a Bachelor's degree substitutes for two years or an Associate's degree substitutes for one year
  • Three (3) engagements lasting more than six (6) months in a Backup Administrator or in Server Support role supporting CommVault's Simpana Backup software
Sample Tasks

Serve as CommVault's Simpana Backup Administrator to provide the following duties:

  • Monitor and resolve backup issues.
  • Monitor ITSM tool (BMC Remedy) for tickets and requests. Updating backup schedules, monitoring and responding to failed backup instances
  • Work with Legal and Compliance on requests for e-Discovery and executing on legal holds
  • Execute on file restore requests
  • Assist in determining probable cause of issues and work with other support teams to resolve those issues
  • Managing and configuring Client-Side deduplication in CommVault's Simpana version 11
  • Managing and configuring VSA virtual backups in CommVault's Simpana version 11
  • Troubleshooting backup/restore issues for Windows file servers, database clusters, and application servers
  • Troubleshooting and configuring backups/restores for O365 and Exchange/Outlook mailboxes
  • Troubleshooting SAN and NAS backup/restore issues.
Desired Skills

  • Engineering and designing backups and DR in a large scale, multi-site environment of greater than 1 PB of data
  • Experience with VMware Esxi 6.5 and VCenter
  • Experience with daily reporting in CommVault that goes beyond basic reporting
  • Managing and troubleshooting CommVault group firewall permissions
  • Managing and configuring aux copies including deduplication DASH copies in CommVault version 11
  • Rudimentary understanding and troubleshooting of a version 11 Compliance Archive
  • Experience configuring and managing CommVault scheduling using CommVault groups
  • Certified in CommVault software
  • Experience with cloud implementation of backups.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 96966 when responding to this ad.