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When it comes to connecting IT experts to the organizations that need their talent most, Randstad Technologies has the edge. We position our candidates to succeed by introducing them to opportunities that both utilize their unique technical skills and allow them to develop new ones. In an ever-evolving industry,we're constantly refreshing our expertise in the field to deliver the full-service capabilities—from resume guidance to industry trendspotting—necessary for IT professionals to succeed and stay ahead. With ourlarge network of professionals and our relationships with many leading-edge firms, we’re here to find opportunities for you to contribute to business successes, achieve your current career goals, and pave the way for new ones.

Randstad US is comprised of a portfolio of specialty brands. Our comprehensive staffing approach provides clients with simplified access to our entire specturm of capabilities, including Accounting & Finance, Administrative/Clerical, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Life Sciences, Managed Services, and Manufacturing/Logistics. Randstad's full-service capabilities include project, project to direct hire recruitment and staffing from the executive to support levels, providing flexible options for our clients' staffing and candidates' career needs.

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  • Acts as the key technical resource in the design, architecture and deployment of new systems to keep the system environment stable and interruptions to a minimum in standalone and multi-tiered environments.

  • Participates in the planning phase for system requirements on various projects for deployment of business functions.

  • Owns tasks for implementation of new hardware, operating systems and other required software on the systems.

  • Conducts system analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies and works with other professional technical staff in evaluating current systems and making decisions on future development.

  • Acts as a technical resource / mentor for less experienced team members.

  • Performs change management planning.

  • Performs server tuning.

  • Performs operating system upgrades.

  • 8-10 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Strong knowledge of System Administration and Operating Systems.

  • Strong knowledge of Systems Hardware.

  • Strong knowledge of Enterprise Level Systems infrastructure.

  • Basic knowledge of Datacenter Operations.

  • Basic knowledge of network technologies.

  • Basic knowledge of industry standards and audit requirements.

  • Competencies: Customer Service, Report Interpretation, Team work, Time Management, Knowledge Management, Business writing, Effective meeting, Effective presentations, Problem solving.

  • Undergraduate degree and 4-6 years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 2-4 years relevant experience.

Additional Job Details

  • Support the NetBackup environment at a Tier 3 level. This environment consists of multiple tape libraries with Data Domain infrastructure with server counts in excess of 900. You will support a mixed environment of Windows, Novell SUSE Linux, RedHat Linux and HPUX clients and be responsible for all daily operation activities with opportunities to troubleshoot high level issues.

  • In this role, you will also work with other Netbackup team members on design implementations of new NetBackup technologies and features.

Required Skills:

  • Symantec NetBackup ( ver 7.x ) experience 3-5 years

  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot all aspects of the NetBackup environment, including fiber switches and Tape Libraries

  • Large Oracle implementation will also require some Oracle RMAN skills including scripting knowledge

  • Symantec Ops Center experience a plus as well as knowledge of other NetBackup technologies

  • Needs to be able to work independently and be creative

  • Strong team player, with good communication and documentation skills a must

Desired Skills:

  • Certifications preferred

  • Strong hardware support, including DL and BL HP and Intel Server line

  • Dell Blade experience - Linux/UNIX/Windows Server OS familiarity

  • Fiber Switch management as it applies to Netbackup and ADIC tape libraries and Data Domain devices

  • VMWare Experience

Randstad Technologies is an EOE-M/F/V/D and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $20.0 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world.

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