Fresher IT Jobs – Engineer – Storage & Backup Administrator at People Performance Group (PPG)

Organisation: People Performance Group (PPG) 
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
People Performance Group is a human
resource HR recruitment firm which seeks to recruit for its valuable client.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    to maintain 100% storage uptime
  • In
    charge of automating the manual reports
  • Responsible
    for hands-on LDEV (LUN) Creation, modification, LUSE, Host Mapping, SAN
    Zoning is must
  • The
    incumbent will work in liaison with the backup team for troubleshooting
    enterprise backup issues
  • Work
    closely with software and hardware vendors to troubleshoot and resolve
    issues
  • Responsible
    for monitoring backup, re-running as necessary and process restore
    requests
  • Responsible
    for regular updation of documentation related to Architecture, Operating
    procedure, Inventory related to storage and backup
  • Send
    metrics to management for use in trending
  • Ensure
    submission of daily, weekly and monthly report to the management on the
    storage & backup status
  • Ensure
    knowledge database is populated with resolutions, workarounds and known
    issues
  • The
    incumbent will maintain regular tape rotation cycle for local and offsite
    storage of media
  • Work
    with other IT groups and the business to make sure all storage & backup requests are performed in accordance with business policies and the
    law
  • Place
    hardware service calls and schedule regular maintenance on hardware
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  •  The Engineer – Storage & Backup
    Administrator should have comprehensive knowledge on SAN & NAS
    Fundamentals, Storage Virtualization, Enterprise Backup
  • Prior
    experience with enterprise storage (Any Product except EMC) is must
  • At
    least two years of extensive experience with Enterprise boxes
  • At
    least two years of computer systems experience
  • Prior
    experience with Storage replication, Virtualization an advantage
  • Expertise
    in at-least one of the vendor products like Hitachi, NetApp, HP XP,
    Storagetek (Hitachi VSP, USP, Tagmastore preferable)
  • Expertise
    on Brocade San Switches is must
  • Working
    knowledge on any one of the enterprise backup solution like Symantec
    NetBackup, IBM TSM, EMC Networker is must
  • Hands
    on Hitachi HiCommand, Device Manager, Tuning Manager, Tiered Storage
    Manager would be an advantage
  • Hands
    on LDEV (LUN) or Port performance tuning would be an advantage
  • Knowledge
    on VMware, any flavor of UNIX would be an advantage
  • Excellent
    customer service skills and service orientation
  • Ability
    to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability
    to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruption
  • Ability
    to work independently and to know when to ask for assistance
  • Ability
    to solve problems and to communicate how to solve these problems to others
  • The
    job holder many be required to participate in the weekly on-call rotation
  • Ability
    to extend working hours for organization need
How
to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to
apply by sending an updated CV and cover letter with three work related
referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: “Engineer – Storage & Backup Administrator.”
E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante
Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala Uganda
E-mail
to:
application@ppg.co.ug
NB: While we thank all
applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline:
24th July 2015

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