Backup Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

MUST HAVE Symantec NetBackup


  • As a Backup/Restore Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining backup system infrastructure, improving backup performance, and developing new enhancements or services centered on the Backup/Restore/Vaulting services in the Data Centers, which are operated 24x7x365.
  • Backup Engineers also serve as a technical escalation point for Operations and Region Support.
  • Interface with clients and company internal users on related problem resolutions.
  • Support Systems and Applications for over 2K locations throughout North America with SLAs of greater than 99.9% up availability. These Data Centers are required to meet annual SAS-70 Level II Certifications and are responsible for delivering applications that support revenue generating accounts.


Experience and Expertise in working with the following technologies:

  • Backup Infrastructure: Symantec, Disk-to-Disk, Automated Tape Libraries;
  • Backup Software: Symantec NetBackup, Veritas Backup Exec, or other backup/replication software;
  • MS Windows Server, MS Cluster Server, MS SQL, Linux, Postgres, or MySQL database software;
  • Understanding of backup theories and terminology – backup levels, strategies, rotation/retention methodologies, file system v. application backup methods, and snapshots.

Recruiter Contact Information:

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