Data Protection / Storage Engineer

Location Canberra
Discipline Information Technology
Job reference 159961
Salary Negotiable

Our Federal Government client has some exciting opportunities available for multiple Data Protection/Storage Engineers.

  • Canberra Location
  • NV1 Required
  • 2 x 12 months - Long term contract opportunities


  • Designing, building, maintaining and documenting the Department's backup and storage infrastructure across multiple environments and technologies;
  • Leading and/or assisting with the configuration, migration and ongoing management of a backup clients and data stores;
  • Identifying, investigating and remediating backup and storage issues/failures;
  • Adding new and decommissioning old physical and virtual infrastructure;
  • Managing and facilitating vendor escalations;
  • Providing design/architectural advice for projects and BAU teams to ensure "best practice" implementations;
  • Working with Project Managers to define and schedule deliverables;
  • Designing and implementing solutions for complex data protection and storage environments;
  • Advising and documenting the implementation and ongoing management of data protection and storage solutions;
  • Facilitating continuous improvement of data protection and storage systems; Escalating issues where appropriate;
  • Providing Subject Matter Expert responses addressing Incident and Problem management;
  • Regularly liaising with project stakeholders and ICT stakeholders as necessary.
  • Ad-hoc reports and document future BAU procedures, which may include: ­
    • High Level designs and detailed level designs; ­
    • Standard Operating Procedures; ­
    • Change requests; ­
    • Statement of requirements; and ­
    • Status reports and briefing material.

Selection criteria

Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in operating data protection solutions (primarily EMC data protection suite, and/or Netbackup and Comvault) and/or demonstrated experience in operating at least one of the Storage solution (primarily DELL/EMC) and/or demonstrated experience in operating storage and data protection reporting software especially DELL/EMC's Storage Resource Manager (SRM).
  • Demonstrated ability in applying technical knowledge to ensure solutions are implemented effectively and with a strong emphasis on quality and compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing documentation (including design) relating to data protection and storage.
  • Experience in facilitating the continuous improvement of data protection and storage systems.
  • Demonstrated ability in identify areas of high risk and escalating to appropriate resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, build and maintain strong relationships with various stakeholders (internal and external to an organisation).
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills, particularly in translating technical information for consumption by non-technical peers and stakeholders.

Anthony Tonkovic

Technology & Digital

Candidate Manager

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