Storage and Backup Consultant

Storage and backup Consultant – Liverpool – 3 month rolling – SC Cleared – £450 – £550 per day. Must be able to start early / mid Jan

This Storage and Backup Project Consultant willl work within the Project Services SAN Team. This team designs and delivers Storage and Backup environments for new clients and technology refreshes of existing clients. They perform changes to these environments, creating or expanding LUNS, creating or decommissioning backups, expanding storage arrays and backup appliances, and providing SME skills to projects using these technologies to support their businesses. Working in this team you will have skills in NetBackup, storage arrays, fibre channel switches.

This is an SC Cleared project – candidates will need to have active and transferrable SC Clearance.
Key activities and abilities of the Storage and Backup Project Consultant:

Able to plan implementations based on Low Level Designs
Identify and assess technical issues and risks
Provision/decommission of hardware into the Datacentre complying to DCM processes
Cabling, following documented Low Level Designs and DCM best practices
Configuration of specific hardware requiring a datacentre presence
Patching following documented Low Level Designs and best practices
Provide Project with On Call support and perform Out of hours change work as and when required
Provide documentation and information to transition support to BAU teams
Perform Firmware updates in-line with best practices
Ability to follow detailed implementation plans
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Broad range of storage platform experience
Implementation experience of multiple backup platforms
Brocade switch configuration
Fibre Patching
Data Centre migration
Service take-on experience
Escorting of 3rd party support Engineers

Specific Skills:
NetApp (FC, CIFS, Snapmirror)
NetBackup (Solaris and Windows)
Cisco switches
Brocade switches
Tape libraries
Command line skills

Desirable Skills:
DataCore SANsymphony
HP Data Protector
Basic Network troubleshooting
General NAS experience
Knowledge transfer
Mentoring to enable knowledge and skill transfer to less experienced colleagues
Provide cost estimates on changes
Liaise with 3rd parties
Develop minor Low Level Designs in line with High Level Designs.
Identify Performance Issues
Design & Test Disaster Recovery Plans
Self-starter, eager to learn new technologies and progress in an ever changing environment.

Storage and backup Consultant – Liverpool – 3 month rolling – SC Cleared – £450 – £550 per day. Must be able to start early / mid Jan

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Job Reference: 0826/SC/Storage

Salary: £450 - £550 per day

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Job Duration: 6 months

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