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Backup and Storage Administrator for Qatar

Job Description and Requirements


VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.


VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking forBackup and Storage Administrator for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company in Qatar with the following Skillset & terms and conditions.


Experience & Skills: 


  • Storage Services: 

  • Midrange storage systems (EMC VNX),  NaviSphere/UniSphere and command management (Agents, Analyzer, Alerting) 

  • Fabric management (CISCO), Core‐Edge, Access Gateway,

  • Configuration; RAID groups, LUNs, snapshots, replication; local and remote,

  • Meta LUN operations; creation, expanding and shrinking,

  • Storage agent’s installation and configuration on connected hosts.

  • Capacity planning, performance analysis and tuning (ORACLE/Exchange/SQL DB) 

  • SAN systems configuration backup/recovery procedures, and VSAN activities

  • Multipathing tools; EMC power path, MPIO, installation, 

  • Backup Service:

  • Agent installation 

  • Module integration (Oracle / SQL / Exchange / NDMP)

  • Media and license management 

  • Physical and Virtual Tape Library Management

  • Cloning, Tape Vaulting, Backup configuration (retention, groups, clients)

  • Reporting, performance monitoring, analysis, and capacity Planning

  • Maintaining backup schedule, and backup system optimization and enhancement

  • Experience with VCE technology and configuration skill set 

  • Experience with VMware Technology

Key responsibilities


  • Executes  Troubleshooting  methodology  and  root‐cause  analysis  to  resolve  small  to intermediate level problems. 

  • Act as a Tier II focal point to resolve all break/fix and service degradation issues.

  • Adheres to the agreed event management notification and escalation procedures.

  • Lead availability management activities to optimize maintenance and design measures that meet contracted SLA’s. 

  • Adhere to change management process and procedures.

  • Prepare and execute systems maintenance plans to proactively manage reliability and service expectations.

  • Responsible for upgrading, and managing OS’s on all production systems.

  • Perform periodic reviews of Configuration Items (CIs) to ensure compliance with policies and standards. Perform thorough operational readiness activities.

  • Prepares  and  maintains  technical  documentation  to  assist  with  the  on‐going  operation, maintenance, and development of the enterprise services.

  • Perform configuration management activities to manage work instructions and implement configuration changes following agreed procedures


 Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent field 

Attain one certification from any of the technology domains below: 

Wintel: ‐ Enterprise Advanced Certifications:  MCSE, MCTS and MCITP   VCP Backup: Backup and Recovery 



Terms and conditions:


Joining time frame: 2 weeks (maximum 1 month)