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Backups Administrator

Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while our team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it.

Expedient is a customer-focused organization with a stellar employee culture. Check out reviews on Glassdoor.com

As a result of significant growth, we have an immediate need for a Backups Administrator on our Service Delivery team. We are able to hire this position in one of the following Expedient market cities: Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; or Pittsburgh, PA.

This entry-level Backups Administrator position will configure and implement our high-volume data-protection services (backups and restoration) on our managed cloud platforms, leveraging Commvault, VMware and Microsoft virtual technology, and running Microsoft Windows Server OS and/or Linux distributions, Active Directory, MS Exchange or SQL databases. 

Successful candidates will have strong passion to grow their technical knowledge and capability of a diverse variety of systems and platforms. They will embrace technical challenges with creativity and must have good communication skills and an ability to interact with customers periodically.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.

Sponsorship is not provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure installation, configuration and final delivery of standard technical implementations by working with System Engineers providing solutions, systems and managed services
  • Follow implementation processes and procedures to ensure quality Service Delivery standards are met
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of the implementation is generated and maintained for effective hand-off and transition to the Operations Support Center (OSC)
  • Communicate with project managers, customers and internal staff at regular daily intervals to ensure expectations are set and that appropriate attention is being paid to customer projects

Position Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Entry-level Systems Administrator or Engineer operating in a Microsoft or Unix/Linux environment
  • Entry-level experience with VMware or Microsoft virtualization in a production environment
  • Demonstrated level of competency with:
    • Windows operating systems (primary focus on Windows 2012R2/2016)
    • VMware vSphere 5/6 and/or Microsoft Hyper V 2012R2
    • Enterprise backup solutions
  • Familiarity with basic UNIX commands (Primary focus on Red Hat and CentOS)
  • Familiarity with basic networking principles, TCP/IP routing and switching, VLANs and subnets
  • Ability to prioritize and be productive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills including the ability to identify and resolve challenging situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding service and response time working with customers
  • Passion for learning technologies and curious for new ideas
  • Flexibility to be available for occasional night and weekend implementation projects when required

BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. Expedient employees wear what they want to work and we stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for our employees. 

To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.  

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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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