Backup and Storage Administrator - Automation

Basic Information

Country:

India

State:

Maharashtra

City:

Pune

Date Published:

10-May-2024

Job ID:

41865

Travel:

up to 10%

Description and Requirements

CareerArc Code

CA-SG
#LI-SG1

"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 



We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  


We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 

About the team:

You’ll join a team of Backup and SAN Engineers primarily focused on Infrastructure Storage, Backup and Restoration of mission critical data. You should be expertise in Scripting language like Ansible, Terraform, Python. You’ll also be required to perform Fiber channel zoning and light storage array work (provisioning LUNS, adding NFS and CIFS shares, etc).

  • Responsibilities :-
  • You will manage and maintain storage infrastructure, including SAN (Storage Area Network) and NAS (Network Attached Storage) environments, ensuring optimal performance and availability.
  • Configure, deploy, and administer backup and recovery solutions, including backup software, tape libraries, disk-based backups, and cloud-based backup services.
  • Develop and implement backup and retention policies to ensure data integrity, compliance, and disaster recovery readiness.
  • Monitor storage and backup systems for performance, capacity utilization, and health, proactively identifying and resolving issues to minimize downtime and data loss.
  • Automate routine storage and backup tasks using scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python, Ansible, terraform) and automation frameworks to streamline operations and improve efficiency.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams and business units to understand storage and backup requirements, providing recommendations and implementing solutions to meet their needs.
  • Perform capacity planning and forecasting to anticipate storage and backup growth and scale infrastructure accordingly.
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in storage and backup technologies, recommending and implementing improvements to enhance system performance, reliability, and security.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new storage and backup technologies, conducting proof-of-concept testing and performance benchmarking.
  • Document storage and backup configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps, ensuring knowledge transfer and compliance with internal policies and standards.
  • Comfortable writing code to automate API-driven tasks at scale. (Python preferred.)
  • writing code for the continuing reduction of human intervention in operational tasks and automation of processes.
  • Architect and implement automations to auto-remediate/self-heal issues in production.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in storage and backup administration, preferably in enterprise environments.
  • Proficiency in administering storage arrays from vendors such as Hitachi, EMC, NetApp, or Dell.
  • Experience with backup software and technologies such as Veeam Backup & Replication, or Commvault, Data Domain
  • Strong understanding of SAN and NAS protocols, including Fibre Channel, iSCSI, NFS, and SMB.
  • Hands-on experience with automation tools and scripting languages for task automation and orchestration. Certification in Ansible/Terraform will be added advantage.
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V) and their integration with storage and backup systems.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to analyze complex storage and backup issues.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
Automation Task:
·       Develop scripts or workflows to automate storage provisioning tasks, such as creating LUNs, volumes, and file systems, based on predefined templates or user requests.
·       Implement automation scripts to schedule and orchestrate backup jobs, including full, incremental, and differential backups, and verify backup integrity.
·       Automate capacity monitoring and forecasting tasks using scripting and monitoring tools to proactively identify storage bottlenecks and plan for future growth.
·       Develop automation workflows to perform routine maintenance tasks, such as firmware upgrades, storage pool rebalancing, and disk replacement, minimizing manual intervention.
·       Integrate storage and backup systems with monitoring and alerting tools to automate incident detection and remediation, reducing response times to critical issues.
·       Implement automation scripts to enforce backup retention policies and data lifecycle management, automatically archiving or deleting outdated backups.
  • Develop custom reports and dashboards using automation tools to provide visibility into storage and backup performance, utilization, and compliance metrics.

Our commitment to you! 

 

BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 

 

If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 

 

BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

BMC Software maintains a strict policy of not requesting any form of payment in exchange for employment opportunities, upholding a fair and ethical hiring process.
At BMC we believe in pay transparency and have set the midpoint of the salary band for this role at 2,628,600 INR. Actual salaries depend on a wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training, licensure, and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. 

The salary listed is just one component of BMC's employee compensation package. Other rewards may include a variable plan and country specific benefits.

We are committed to ensuring that our employees are paid fairly and equitably, and that we are transparent about our compensation practices. 




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Min salary

1,971,450

Mid point salary

2,628,600

Max salary

3,285,750