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Infrastructure Specialist – Storage and Backup

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Infrastructure Specialist – Storage and Backup

Job title: Infrastructure Specialist – Storage and Backup
Contract type: Contract
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: $140p/h (commensurate on experience)
Minimum security clearance: NV1
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-06-30
Reference: ISSB
Contact name: Ryan Naughton
Contact email:

Job description

Do you have expertise in storage and backup technologies? This is a great opportunity for you!

Vertical Scope Group (VSG) are seeking experienced (8+ years) Infrastructure Specialists – Storage and Backup (NetApp & SnapCentre) to join our client and work as part of a team delivering multi-cloud and infrastructure projects for a federal Government department.

You'll get to work within a collaborative and productive environment. You’ll be supported in your exploration of new ideas and novel ways to deliver the broad scope of work.

You will be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience on handling Storage and Backup technologies

  • Experience in troubleshooting Servers, complex computing platforms, storage systems including SAN and NAS arrays, and cutting-edge technologies involving virtualization, distribution, and high availability

  • Knowledge of existing industry standards, technologies, and operational norms

  • Experience with virtualization and IBM technologies

  • Background in Linux, Cisco and EMC is a plus

  • Experience with EMC storage arrays, Cisco Fabric Manager, IBM Storage Arrays is preferred

  • Experience on Backup technologies like Netbackup, EMC networker and Spectrum protect is preferred

  • Experience on Data Domain and VTL is preferred.

  • Experience in managing storage systems from vendors such as EMC, NetApp, HP, IBM, Hitachi

  • Experience on IBM SAN storage (SVC, DS8k, Flash System 840)

  • Experience on SAN Fabric like Cisco MDS9000

  • Experience on IBM ProtecTIER

  • At least have a Bachelor's/College Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication) or equivalent.

Key responsibilities/tasks:

  • Install and Configure EMC/IBM Storage System

  • Install, Configure and Manage Storage Devices using different platform


  • IBM DS8k and A9k

  • Brocade SAN Switches

  • Perform SAN switch zoning and storage allocation

  • Install and configure storage arrays and allocate SAN and NAS storage to different OS platforms and/or administer storage pools, file system, snapshots and clones.

  • Perform enrolment of system to backup infrastructure, knowledge on EMC Networker and Spectrum Protect

  • Provide input to operation and architecture teams ideas and best practices

  • Analyze storage provisioning trending and capacity management

  • Interface with the operations team and the server administrator for storage requirements

  • Contribute to architecture standards of the storage and backup landscape

Security clearance: NV1 (minimum)
Estimated start date: ASAP
Location of work: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Length of contract: 10 months
Contract extensions: The organisation may extend
Rate: Up to $140p/h (commensurate on experience)
Application Deadline: Friday 28-5-2021

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​Vertical Scope Group encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities.

Know someone who is suitable for this role? VSG have a $1,500 referral program! Head over to our website for further details. Referrals welcomed and rewarded!

About Vertical Scope Group

VSG provide end-to-end security cleared recruitment services to corporate clients, government departments, and professionals. It’s our business to know the market, and we do this by working with our trusted network of consultants, senior government officials, subject matter experts, industry leaders, academics, Department of Defence, Australian Intelligence Community (AIC) and Australian Public Service (APS) members.

Over the past 10 years, we have been entrusted to assist 6000+ registered, security cleared (Baseline, NV1, NV2, PV) professionals, including our direct network of 600+ PV cleared individuals to finding meaningful permanent and contractor employment.

VSG take your privacy seriously and will always treat your information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles, we will never release your personal details without your explicit written consent.

If you are a veteran or serving member in the Australian Defence Force looking to transition, or a security cleared professional from any industry, contact us to learn about current opportunities available to you.

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