BackUp & Recovery Consultant - CommVault Archive SME

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  • Location:

    Erskine, Renfrewshire

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    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Liam Parsons

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    over 1 year ago

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BackUp & Recovery Consultant - CommVault Archive SME

+ 3 month initial contract - possible extensions

+ Erskine based

+ £450-£500 per day

+ Commvault Arch

Clearance required

UK National with SC (MoD)

DV (MoD) preferred

Must be able to hold and maintain DV clearance

Job Description

  • Strong experience of Commvault Archive technology

  • Evaluate customer needs based on applications requirements, current capacity and growth trends

  • Deliver engineering specifications, assist with functional specifications, and collaborate on technical designs and specifications for projects and initiatives.

  • Estimate effort, both development and product delivery timelines, to determine a course of action for project.

  • Provide technical input for specific storage and backup needs or objectives in order to meet business requirements.

  • Work closely with external vendors and other personnel in order to optimize and facilitate the best solution to meet the needs of the business.

  • Provide technical services for customers in a highly complex storage and backup environments. Demonstrate ability to assess technical impact to the project/new technology along with technical risks.

  • Resolve complex problems with little or no guidance. Independently research and promote specialized technical solutions.

  • Analyse complex hardware and software issues associated with backup and storage related technologies specifically HP Data Protector and SAN (HP 3par).

  • Analyse, design, test, document, and implement solutions for continuous data availability, integrity, backup and protection.

  • Define and specify architecture protocols and functional requirements and specifications for storage and backup components.

  • Strong background in enterprise data protection, management and protection solutions. Must be able to design and implement new data protection solutions, manage change, and add backup policies in a large-scale, mission-critical, multi-PB storage environment. Must have wide-ranging experience and the ability to apply that experience along with professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in effective ways.

  • Demonstrate domain knowledge in storage, data management and data protection technologies and be able apply the knowledge of these methodologies to the storage, protection, retention, reclamation, and disaster recovery.

  • Manage, configure and maintain multi-PB multi-tiered environment.

  • Report on performance and capacities and make allocation recommendations based on trending. Ensure the environments remain compliant with vendor recommended patching standards.

  • Participate in capacity planning and performance discussions and assist in development and execution of disaster recovery exercises.


  • Expert knowledge of Commvault Archive

  • Knowledge of HP Data Protector and other back-up technologies

  • Knowledge of SAN (HP 3par) and other SAN technologies

  • Experience with Enterprise data protection and disaster recover solution, and understand Enterprise application data management requirements

Non-technical Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Backup and Storage Engineering experience.