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Storage/Backup SME

Company: GCyber
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

GCyber is hiring a Storage/Backup SME to support the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Service Provider (JSP) on the Platform Services contract. As the Storage/Backup SME, you will: Provide management of overall Storage and Backup operations in direct coordination with the Operations Manager and Government Leadership.Provide enterprise storage services for JSP and customer-supported applications. Maintain a data availability of 99.95% for enterprise applications and replicated data. Maintain a data availability of 98.8% for non-replicated data. Provide operations, maintenance, implementation, management services, and failover integration and support. provide ongoing maintenance services that are comprehensive and integrated across functional technical areas of the JNOSC, which includes data storage, data storage transport failover software, servers, and blade servers, hyper-converged platforms, backup and recovery, and effectively utilizing vendor maintenance contracts.Support a complex and multi-environment storage solution (on-premises, alternate site, hybrid-cloud environment) and shall provide migration support for the relocation of on-premises storage to a future state environment as required.Provide life cycle management and support of the JSP-managed storage environment, inclusive of O&M, decommission, software upgrades, migrations to new storage hardware platforms and cloud hosting environments, storage rationalization, and disaster recovery.Develop a plan to execute major software version upgrades of the tools and software maintained by the vendor and obtain government approval of the plan within 3 months of the version release. Execute major software version upgrades to tools and applications maintained by the vendor within 9 months of Government approval.Develop a plan to execute major server operating system upgrades/migrations for all server operating systems maintained by the vendor and obtain government approval of the plan within 3 months of version release. Provide technical support for future state transition and management of the JSP's compute and storage environments. This includes supporting coherent migration of apps, data, software, and databases from the JSP's on-premise infrastructure to target state infrastructure at a rate of no less than 5% of the total transition requirement per month.Ensure an optimized storage environment, inclusive of the following support activities: maintain visibility into storage resources and usage, deliver efficient storage administration, storage virtualization, tiered storage architecture, configuration, storage management software integration, and policy-based storage management.Provide an effective maintenance program to achieve improved availability of customer COOP and COB services and a timelier JSP OPS infrastructure response to capacity reallocation and expansion. Within the first 90 calendar days of the order, the contractor shall provide recommendations with respect to changes that will result in improved availability and more timely responses.Provide failover integration and support. Support traditional server clustering solutions (i.e. EMC AutoStart and Veritas Cluster Server, Microsoft Cluster Server) on tenant-provided compute platforms (i.e. tenant operated hypervisor, and computer hardware).Provide backup and recovery services. Provide enterprise data backup and recovery services for JSP and customer-supported applications. The backup environment is currently hosted on IBM Spectrum Protect (SP) Application with limited utilization of Tivoli and Commvault.Minimum Qualifications and Experience:Active DoD Top Secret clearanceBachelor of Science degree in computer engineering, computer information systems, telecommunications, or management information systems, and 2 - 7 recent years of documented experience relevant to this key position. Information Assurance (IA) Certification: DoDI 8570 IAT II certification. (Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)Computing Environment (CE) Certification: Recent and relevant technical certification.Experience in implementing solution designs and operating environments that are compliant with all Federal and DoD guidance and policies. Experience in implementing software and hardware solutions. Experience in data replication, failover testing, backup and restore capabilities, and plant infrastructure Experience in establishing information systems requirements using analysis of the system engineers to develop enterprise-wide information systems design in an environment similar in size and scope. Experience in estimating and sizing implementation efforts (i.e.., cost, performance, capacity, manageability, scalability, etc.) for storage and backup systems Possess demonstrated ability to build and deploy enterprise-level backup and recovery systems for enterprise-wide DR applications from scratch and/or use an application framework to provide best practice solutions for real-world business needs. Possess experience in enterprise backup and recovery applications such as Commvault, Tivoli, IBM Spectrum Protect, etc.ITILv4 certification preferredPhysical Requirements:Sitting for long periodsStanding for long periodsAmbulate throughout an officeAmbulate between several buildingsStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as requiredTravel by land or air transportation 25% or less GCyber is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means you don't have to worry about whether your application process will be fair. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. For future job notifications please follow GCyber on LinkedIn.

Keywords: GCyber, Baltimore , Storage/Backup SME, Other , Arlington, Maryland

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