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Data Protection Engineer (Avamar) (Job Number:427986)


SAIC currently has an opening for a Data Protection Engineer located in Springfield, VA.

The Data Protection Engineer will need experience designing and operating data protection solutions within a Virtualized Infrastructure (VMware) architecture using physical and virtual server hosting, off-site data replication, service level storage solutions and monitoring and managing backup solutions for both large domestic Data Centers and overseas embassies supporting the Vanguard 2.2.1 program.

The Vanguard 2.2.1 program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security support for the Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program. The IRM program enables the Department of State to successfully carry out its foreign policy mission by providing enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for data center services, desktop computers, servers, networks, firewalls, voice and data communications and other unique enterprise applications.

Description of Duties:

- Provide onsite senior level engineering design and operations support to implement enterprise-level data protection solutions

- Operational readiness of all Backup servers and target storage devices

- Manage off-site data replication for both overseas posts and domestic data centers

- Maintain Service level storage solutions for Data Protection

- Monitoring and managing backup solutions

- Design and Operation to include: Virtual Machines (VM's), Databases, storage pools, disk volumes, client node data, disk maintenance, user management, and OS management pertinent to Data Protection

- Responsible for DoS data protection systems focusing on EMC Avamar and Avamar Grid but also includes Data Domain and RecoverPoint solutions as well as VMWare's SRM.

- Support Data Center migrations with Data Protection solutions

- Support a rotational on-call posture after normal working hours in response to technical support requests.

- Occasional travel within the Washington DC Metro area to support various program initiatives

- Daily interactions with government clients related to meeting technical requirements for ESOC initiatives, and weekly reporting requirements



Required Education/Skills:

- Bachelors with 9+ years experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.

- 5+ years' experience with Data Protection

- Experience with Data Protection tools, architecture design and/or operations with progressive professional growth in duties and responsibilities is required

- Experience with information technology network design and/or operations with progressive professional growth in duties and responsibilities is required

- Experience with Windows 2012 operating systems and disk storage systems is required

- Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance

Desired Education/Skills:

- Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems and/or Engineering preferred.

- Current experience as an Avamar engineer for a large data center implementation or equivalent.

- Familiarity with Data Domain, VMWare vSphere backup solutions - including Site Recovery Manager (SRM).

- Previous experience with Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) is not a requirement, but would be considered a plus, Tivoli is the legacy backup software that will be phased out.

- Certifications for Data Protection or Backup tools

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: May 31, 2017, 4:33:09 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-SPRINGFIELD
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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