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AWS Backup/Disaster Recovery Systems Engineer - Houston, TX; Santa Clara or Remote

Houston / Texas / United States

About the Job
  • You will be part of the team that builds disaster recovery strategy for BMC Helix in AWS
  • Ensure that disaster recovery plan is aligned to RPO/RTO
  • Provide support to deployment team, and lead disaster recovery implementation, testing and failover
  • Monitor and assess current backup systems and recommend enhancements
  • Coordinate, facilitate and provide detailed direction for all disaster recovery testing activities
  • Perform data center recovery capacity planning in support of specific current, planned and new initiatives.
  • Manage storage infrastructure and services consisting of a mixture of enterprise appliances, networks, and open source technologies.
  • Implement and support scale out storage (Ceph, Gluster, S3, Glacier, etc) as well as contribute to design and planning
  • Work with your peers on datacenter projects and new initiatives
  • Availability to be on-call to respond to issues or problems that arise during non-business hours, including working off-hours to support disaster recovery test activities, required.
About You

  • Ability to pass and obtain a US Security Clearance
  • Working knowledge of AWS and/or Azure, or experience building High-Availability infrastructure
  • Understanding of storage protocols including NFS, SMB, SCSI-3, NVMe, S3.
  • A deep understanding of Linux systems, in the context of storage, as well as general system tuning and administration
  • Understanding of incident handling and change control process
  • Ability to articulate and document implemented changes (or changes for someone else to implement)
  • Good understanding of security and security practices
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Calm under pressure

If you know about the following it’s a plus

  • Amazon Web Services scripting
  • Experience with server virtualization and/or container platforms such as VMware, Docker, or OpenShift (Kubernetes).
  • Experience with services from public cloud providers like AWS, Azure, and GCP in hybrid storage environments—some data on-premise, some data in public cloud (S3, GCS, Glacier, etc.)
  • Experience with Ansible, salt, or PowerShell for automated deployments and configuration management.
  • ITIL Practices & Agile methodologies

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.
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