Commvault Backup Admin

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17 by Emily Russo
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17 by Emily Russo

We are looking for Commvault Backup Admin for our client in Chicago, IL

Job Title: Commvault Backup Admin

Job Location: Chicago, IL

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:


  • Responsible for successful completion of Installation and configuration of backup software upgrades/patches etc. 
  • Responsible for building / maintaining a test environment along with the team 
  • Improves and maintains customer and employee satisfaction by the way of quality in the day to day tasks 
  • Planning/Testing new technologies and design changes as and when applicable 
  • Planning the overall Backup/Restoration Strategy for 24x7 operation support 
  • Understanding of Multi-Geo support environment and ensuring that the team is in-line to the industry 
  • Responsible for building and maintaining test environment  
  • Responsible for strategizing a backup plan and test plan for failure scenario 
  • Testing/Auditing/Processes as required from time to time 
  • Identify Skill Gaps and plan for training and knowledge updating
  • Prepare and onboarding plan for all new members coming to the team for training and KT  

Technical Requirements:   

  • Should be leading the overall backup environment
  • Implementation and designing of Commvault solution for end-end backup solution for client
  • Migration of all the database backups from different circles/location for the client
  • Implementation of all SAN based backups on Leading Tape Library
  • Performance tuning and optimization for Commvault and storage
  • Working closely with Storage team for storage related issues
  • Technical Consultation
  • Planning Backup Policies and Storage Units, Pools
  • Migration from one Backup tool to another tool
  • Tape Library Configuration and Administration
  • Online Backups for Databases, Mail Servers etc
  • Backup Tool Configurations
  • Performance Management for Backup/Restore
  • Optimising Media Consumption
  • Patching on Backup/Restore Tool
  • Scripting / Automation of Major/ Complex Tasks
  • Recovery of Backup/Restore Servers from failure
  • Integrating with other tools: Enterprise Management Systems
  • Planning and Implementing Security for Backup & Restore Tools
  • Design Reports on backup usage and performance
  • Documentation describing hardware setups & diagrams
  • Documentation of Operational procedures and processes
  • Should be able to mentor L1 and L2 Backup Admins
  • Installation, configuration, administration and complete maintenance of Commvault
  • Migration of Commvault Commserve/Commcell Servers from one platform to another
  • Designing and implementing and new solutions in SSO for better optimization and usage of resources for backup. 
  • Installation of different tape libraries of different vendors with different media servers
  • working knowledge of NetApp Filer. NetApp VTL, cloning and export of VTL tapes, PureDisk 6.6
  • Responsible for reviewing the complete backup Infra. Plan & advise on new H/W Infra for backup to higher mngmnt.for New Backup Infra.
  • Providing Technical Consultation on NBU features like NDMP and FT client backups, SAN Media Server Backups, along with proper assessment technical documentation.
  • Looking into capacity planning and management. Working on escalated issues by Backup Ops.
  • SAN and NAS implementation of Netbackup e.g., NetApp, EMC-Clarion/Celera,
  • SAN related troubleshooting
  • IP Network, WAN and LAN free (SAN) based data backup design and configuration (familiarity) 
  • Should be familiar with ITIL processes

Other Skills / Experience:   

  • Worked on Production systems
  • Experience with Backup Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching
  • Datacenter understanding
  • Knowledge of Other Backup tools is a Plus
  • Experience in training new team members
  • Working Knowledge on Remedy or any other ticketing client
  • Storage Management Techniques

Years of Experience Total:  

  • Above 6+ Years of experience

Certification Requirements:   

  •  Commvault(Expert), Any Dedup Storage(hand on Knowledge), Any other Backup Technology( Desired )
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