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Senior Symantec NetBackup Engineer

Senior Symantec NetBackup Engineer

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Systems Engineer – Linux / Unix

Requisition Number: 10030

Location(s):  US, Texas, Austin

EPICOR…Our Mission: Be the leading provider of industry-specific business software that drives growth and profitability for our customers.

EPICOR SOFTWARE CORPORATION is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and large enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability.

Epicor is recognized as “visionary” for completing the convergence of multiple ERP products together to create a comprehensive, 100% SOA-based solution. This strategy has enabled Epicor to continually adapt to the latest technologies available, while allowing customers to protect their investment. Utilizing Web services, Epicor helps businesses rapidly respond to change, adjust for growth, and maintain their competitive advantage on a local, regional, or global scale.

With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional, and global business demand.

Role Summary/Purpose:

This position is for a Senior Server Engineer to join the Epicor Hosted Products team.  This team is responsible for the support and operation of Epicor’s customer facing Software as a Service (SaaS) and custom hosting products.  The engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting complex issues and making recommendations for improving the environment.

The environment consists primarily of Linux and Solaris servers, with a smaller number of AIX and HP-UX machines.  Oracle RAC, Veritas Cluster Suite and Redhat Cluster Suite are prominent, along with Apache/iPlanet, Weblogic/Tomcat running our SaaS offerings.  Experience with EMC, 3Par, NetBackup, StorageTek and Brocade products is a plus.

The engineer will also work with other staff engineers and product development teams to design and implement environments for new and existing customers as appropriate.  The engineer will be expected to implement large portions of these environments in coordination with the project management team and their own management chain.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Perform tasks utilizing existing processes and established techniques.
  • Monitor systems using monitoring tools, react to alarms, and troubleshoot issues.
  • Create and update service tickets.
  • Clearly articulate problems and symptoms when escalating issues to other teams.
  • Perform various systems and network maintenance tasks.
  • Implement approved hardware and software solutions into the managed environments to meet customer needs
  • Clearly document maintenance and support procedures

Job Requirements

Job requires senior level technical knowledge of following technologies:

  • RHEL (5,6), Solaris (8,9):  Sudo, install and setup, patching, FTP, general troubleshooting.
  • Virtualization:  Knowledge of VMware ESX/vSphere
  • Backup:  Knowledge of Netbackup (7.5), with familiarity of Scalar and StorageTek tape libraries.
  • Network:  Basic routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting network issues.
  • Applications:  Apache, Tomcat, CA’s Unicenter/Spectrum (monitoring)
  • Hardware:  Dell Rack mounted servers (R610, R710, and R810), HP Blade servers (BL460c), and HP Blade Center. Rack and Stack of servers.
  • Storage:  Good understanding of RAID, SAN, SAS, and SATA.
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills and an ability to work with others across departmental boundaries, at remote locations and outside the company.
  • Requires good organizational skills to produce quality work, within required specifications, to meet tight schedules


Epicor Software Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US-10030
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Senior Symantec NetBackup Engineer

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