Senior Backup Engineer

Addison, Illinois, United States
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Why You’ll Love ITsavvy 

ITsavvy is looking for a Senior Backup Engineer located in the Greater Chicagoland Area 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

What You’ll Do

  • 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

What You’ll Need

  • 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
  • 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

Why ITsavvy? When you join the ITsavvy family, you will enjoy benefits like:   

  • Competitive compensation  
  • Remote work options, as well as locations across the United States.  
  • Company-funded health insurance with prescription drug coverage.  
  • 3 full weeks of PTO in your first year at ITsavvy  
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance  
  • Life insurance  
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)  
  • 401(k) with employer match  
  • Paid holidays.  
  • Referral bonuses  
  • Employee purchase discounts  
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally   
  • Free ITsavvy swag  


To our future employees.  ITsavvy promises to inspire your success. It’s our responsibility to develop your career and knowledge with an empowering environment that retains passionate IT professionals.  


ITsavvy is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.