Backup and Recovery Systems Engineer
Number of Vacancies
25 - Computing & Info Technology
H2565-C&IT Computing Services
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Reporting to the Associate Director, Enterprise Computing, the
position will design, construct, configure, and operate the
enterprise systems backup and restore environments that supports
over 1,000 systems and servers. This includes management of the
physical server, storage and network environments that host the
backup systems, the Operating System (OS) installation, and the
backup application system. The current backup system in use is
VEEAM on Windows Servers. Further, this position provides guidance
and direction to the various Application System Administrators to
support effective backup configuration and restore processes and
Install, implement, configure, and manage the enterprise backup
software system including the management systems, database, and
repository services to support the backup of over 1000 servers and
protect enterprise data assets.
Design, install, configure, and manage the backup system hardware
infrastructure required to support the backup services. This
includes over 1.5PB of storage located at both the production data
center and the remote disaster recovery facility.
Install, implement, configure, and manage Windows Server Operating
Systems (OS) installations and Active Directory administration of
objects such as Group Policy Objects (GPOs), Accounts, and
Install, implement, configure, and manage the central enterprise
systems monitoring application used to monitor and detect issues
with Windows and Linux server-based systems and services. Maintain
the dashboards that reflect the current state of the monitored
Provide support to Application System Administrators that rely on
the backup services, Operating Systems (OS) administration, and
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree in IT or Engineering or an equivalent combination
of education and experience, required.
Requires a minimum of three to five years relevant job-related
Extensive knowledge and experience in the installation, management,
configuration, and operation of Enterprise Backup Systems such as
VEEAM to assure the effective protection of enterprise data
Experience in the design, installation, configuration, and
management of server and storage hardware for highly available and
reliable system operation.
Experience in the Linux Operating Systems is also desirable.
Experience managing Active Directory Users, Computers, and Group
Policy Objects (GPOs).
Experience in the configuration and administration of at least one
Systems management and monitoring system.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Strong skills in the installation, configuration and management of
the Windows Server Operating systems. A working skillset in
scripting languages such as PowerShell for process
Ability to collaborate with others in the accomplishment of a
common task or program.
Ability to produce consistent quality work and meet established
deadlines with strong attention to detail and follow-up on each
task and assignment.
Ability to manage and protect confidential information.
Professional/Administration & Supervisory/Management
Duration of Posting
Fiscal Year of Job Open Date
Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)
Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)
Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Is this position reposted?
Extended Search Opportunity
Background Check Requirements
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employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal
history check, before starting to work. If you are offered
employment, the University will inform you if a background check is
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