Kforce Senior Systems Administrator in Boston, Massachusetts

Kforce is immediately adding a full time Senior Systems Administrator to our team in support of our enterprise technology solutions client in Boston, Massachusetts (MA). Our client is an end-to-end services company providing information technology and consulting services to businesses and governments.Summary:The Secretary of the Commonwealth (SEC) is the principal public information officer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The SEC has an opening for a Senior Systems Administrator with a comprehensive skill set in Storage & Backup. Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Storage and Backup Engineering role will participate in the design, configuration, development, integration, testing, implementation, documentation and support of the Storage and Backup infrastructure

  • Management of EMC Avamar/IDPA backup systems to ensure all data and systems are protected, retrievable and able to be rebuilt from scratch within RPO's and RTO's established with the Secretary in SLAs

  • Design and implement solutions for data storage and maintenance.

  • Upgrade software, apply patches, and ensure security of data

  • Implement, manage and maintain storage and backup solutions for our DR site

  • Work with business and application development teams to define requirements and propose appropriate storage and backup solutions and standards

  • Manage the restore testing activity and keep documentation of activities

  • Establish and maintain documentation of the current technology and solutions in place

  • Perform capacity planning and performance tuning for storage and backup architectures

  • Disaster recovery planning and testing

  • Manage DR data replication to ensure data recoverability

  • Asset management of storage and backup related assets

  • The Senior Storage and Backup engineer must be able to manage storage and backup services from the planning phase through the implementation and management phases

  • BA/BS in CS, MIS or equivalent experience

Minimum of five years of experience installing, configuring, administration and managing:

  • Storage: EMC (Unisphere, Unity, VNX, and Data Domain)

  • Backup: EMC Avamar / IDPA, BackupExec

  • Replication: EMC Mirrorview and RecoverPoint

  • Deep understanding of storage, backup and recovery best practices

  • Good technical knowledge of VMware and other virtualization technologies

  • A self-motivated individual who has the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while prioritizing and delivering results on time

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to interact effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Must have strong analytical skills

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Experience with the following is a plus:

  • NetApp storage

  • Microsoft/VMware certifications

  • SolarWinds experience

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours