• Backup Senior System Administrator

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/24/2018 4:56 PM)
    Job ID
    23873
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Technology
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

     

    Great American Insurance Company's Corporate IT Services is committed to advancing our customers' strategies by providing cost-effective, quality solutions and services that maximize the use of technology from innovation to optimization.  We offer a business casual, team-centered setting where you will be encouraged to share your ideas, pursue industry certification and migrate your knowledge forward in the areas that interest you most.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage/ Administer Symantec NetBackup environment (v7.7)
    • Manage/ Administer EMC Avamar environment (v7.4)
    • Manage / Administer EMC DataDomain infrastructure (5.7).
    • Monitor system backups, re-run as necessary and process restore requests.
    • Train monitoring group for after-hours support.
    • Monitor systems to proactively identify problems.
    • Task automation and ticketing system workflow integration
    • Documentation of backup infrastructure, customized scripts/integrations, and maintaining accurate hardware/software inventory.
    • Work with software and hardware vendors to troubleshoot and solve backup issues.
    • Ensure the integrity of backups for both local and remote sites.
    • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server 2008+ and Red Hat Linux V4+
    • Understanding of infrastructure systems and ability to collaborate with other technical staff to resolve problems with/impacting our service.
    • Ability to lead small to moderately complex projects.
    • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
    • Create technical environment documentation.
    • Ability to automate utilizing PowerShell, Perl, etc..
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline or equivalent experience.

    Skills:

    • Extensive experience with Symantec NetBackup versions 7.x
    • Experience in migrating NetBackup from prior versions.
    • Experience with configuring and managing EMC Avamar Solutions
    • Experience with configuring and managing EMC Data Domain Solutions
    • Administrative scripting ex: PowerShell, Perl, etc.
    • Proven ability to implement new NetBackup Environments
    • Test, research and implement new Disaster Recovery technologies
    • Ability to carry out Disaster Recovery procedures
    • Document procedures for Operations and Administration teams
    • Collect statistical information to monitor growth and report to management
    • Intermediate to high level knowledge of Windows Administration
    • Intermediate to high level knowledge of Linux Administration
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment with many deadlines and competing priorities
    • Requires exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, and the individual must possess a structured, methodical approach to systems administration
    • Ability to work with other teams and vendors to troubleshoot issues
    • Experience with Virtual Tape Library (VTL) environments, disk-to-tape and disk-to-disk solutions such as Data Domain
    • Experience with servers and blades
    • Experience with networking technologies (TCP/IP, routing, etc.)
    • Experience with VMWare integration of backup technologies.
    • Experience with Symantec NetBackup BMR (Bare Metal Recovery)

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