Storage & Backup Consultant - Liverpool, UK - 3 months Initial Contract - SC cleared - £500.00

  • Job Reference: Reece Waldon
  • Date Posted: 3 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Eurobase People Limited
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £500 Per Day
  • Sector: Information Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Reece Waldon
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Job Description

Storage & Backup Consultant - Liverpool, UK - 3 months Initial Contract - SC cleared £500.00 Per Day


This Storage and Backup Project Consultant role is a new position within the Project Services SAN Team. This team designs and delivers Storage and Backup environments for new clients and technology refreshes of existing clients. You would need to perform changes to these environments, creating or expanding LUNS, creating or decommissioning backups, expanding storage arrays and backup appliances, and providing SME skills to projects using these technologies to support their businesses. Working in this team you will have skills in NetBackup, storage arrays, fibre channel Switches.

Essential Skills:

- Must be able to work on own initiative and under guidance from senior team members.

- Key activities and abilities of the Storage and Backup Project Consultant:

- Able to plan implementations based on Low Level Designs

- Identify and assess technical issues and risks

- Provision/decommission of hardware into the Datacentre complying to DCM processes

- Cabling, following documented Low Level Designs and DCM best practices

- Configuration of specific hardware requiring a datacentre presence

- Patching following documented Low Level Designs and best practices

- Provide Project with On Call support and perform Out of hours change work as and when required

- Provide documentation and information to transition support to BAU teams

- Perform Firmware updates in-line with best practices

- Ability to follow detailed implementation plans

- Good communication skills, both verbal and written

- Broad range of storage platform experience

- Implementation experience of multiple backup platforms

- Brocade switch configuration

- Fibre Patching

- Data Centre migration

- Service take-on experience

- Escorting of 3rd party support Engineers

Specific Skills:

- NetApp (FC, CIFS, Snapmirror)


- NetBackup (Solaris and Windows)

- Cisco Switches

- Brocade Switches

- Tape libraries

- Command line skills

Desirable Skills:

- DataCore SANsymphony


- HP Data Protector

- Basic Network troubleshooting

- General NAS experience

- Documentation

- Knowledge transfer

- Mentoring to enable knowledge and skill transfer to less experienced colleagues

- Provide cost estimates on changes

- Liaise with 3rd parties

- Develop minor Low Level Designs in line with High Level Designs.

- Identify Performance Issues

- Design & Test Disaster Recovery Plans

- Self-starter, eager to learn new technologies and progress in an ever changing environment.

- Experience and Qualifications

- Desirable: HND/Degree in IT, Science or Engineering related subject or equivalent relevant experience.