Storage Architect V

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 10-11-2018 #11476307
Job Description: This position supports the back-end of a next generation end user environment that combines a standard modern Windows based Desktop and Office Automation, with Unified Communications through a virtual environment. It brings improvements to desktop reliability, security, efficiency, and performance. With tools for creating, connecting, and collaborating, this environment allows managers, engineers, analysts, and other user groups to focus on their job, while this program provides the necessary IT support.
Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Monitoring day-to-day operational backups
Troubleshooting failures and correcting problems
Working with the SAN and tape libarary management teams
Working with server administrators to add new clients
Performance monitoring and application tuning
New policy creation and policy adjustments
Production of reports for end users and group management
Planning and coordinating application updates
Identifying O/S and hardware issues for server management
Baselining and planning new hardware for capacity growth and better performance
Improve processes and process documentation
Develop and document SOPs and troubleshooting procedures
Media server and master server setup and system tuning
Work with security team to establish connectivity, set standards, and ensure data protection
Utilizing trouble tracking/ticketing systems such as Jira
Working with Perl and other scripts
Available for 24/7 call-in support and adjustment of hours, when necessary
Some areas of experience that will help in being successful include: NetBackup, Fibre Channel tape libraries, SAN storage concepts - zoning and multipathing, Solaris 10, CentOS/RHEL 5 and 6, Windows 2008 and 2012 server, IP networking (including firewalling, DNS, and multihomed hosts), Symantec/Veritas clustering, VxFS, ZFS, Symantec OpsCenter reporting, and process documentation and improvement skills. An ability to interact with various levels of server administrators is necessary.
One of the following DoD approved 8570 certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.
Must be available for on-call support.
Either a Doctorate plus 8 years ,OR Masters plus 10 years, OR Bachelors plus 12 years, Associates plus 15 years, OR H.S./GED plus 20 years.
Possibility of travel (CONS U& OCONUS), less than 5%.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Solid tape library background to include:
Experience with ACSLS, and ACSLS Security is preferred
Experience with tape and disk used in a SAN environment with RH Linux servers
StorNext File system and storage manager experience.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Experience in maintaining a backup infrastructure, to include tuning and troubleshooting NetBackup systems.
Experience with Installation and configuration of backup clients, media servers, and SAN clients, along with an ability to perform upgrades, configuration management, and management of SAN devices. This includes experience with Fibre Channel tape units (particularly ACS units from StorageTek) and high-volume tape libraries.
Experience with corporate backup and recovery, using NetBackup, (Preferably with shared storage option and multiple media servers) - including upgrading and installing new servers. Includes Symantec OpsCenter (Reporting for NetBackup)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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