Senior Backup Engineer

Hauppauge, New York, United States
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ITsavvy is looking for a Senior Backup Engineer located in the Greater New York area with a strong focus on backup technologies. The ideal candidate has a passion for putting together innovative technology solutions, with a special talent for communicating these ingenious solutions to current and future clients. We’re also looking for an individual that is up to date on the latest technologies, including backup, virtualization, and networking.


At the end of the day, our clients need to know that with their significant investment, everything is going to work as promised. We solve technical and business problems to ensure success for both ITsavvy and our clients. We provide both technical sales consulting and support with one goal: Peace of mind.


Senior Backup Engineer Job Responsibilities

  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of enterprise backup solutions
  •  Identifying and resolving customer issues in a timely and thorough manner to include appropriate communication to the end user.
  • Manage and maintain core Backup and DR tools.
  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures to help streamline the support functions for each of our clients using our enterprise ticketing and monitoring tools.
  •  Develop and scheduling reports to show the value we bring to our clients in the form of work done, health of equipment, etc.
  • Performing onsite site assessments to gather all information required to determine supportability identifying any suggested adjustments.
  • Identifying process improvements to help streamline and automate common support tasks.


Senior Backup Engineer Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with Scripting technologies
  • Strong knowledge of storage, virtualization, and server technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of the following solutions: EMC Avamar, Data Domain, and Veeam Backup
  • Knowledge of Cloud Backup technologies including Microsoft and AWS
  • Strong understanding of Networking technologies such as IP, iSCSI, and fiber channel
  • Knowledge of EMC Networker is a plus
  • Knowledge of CommVault, Axcient, Quantum, Barracuda, Symantec, and Vault Logix is a plus
  • NetBackup is a plus
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of WAN technologies is a plus



Senior Backup Engineer Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or a related degree, or equivalent education and work experience is a plus
  • 4 plus years working with enterprise backup systems in a Value-Added Reseller environment