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Junior Backup/Recovery Engineer – System Administrator I

Junior Backup/Recovery Engineer – System Administrator I

Job Location 
Regular Full-Time
Position Duration 
Public Trust Or ability to obtain a Public Trust

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Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a leading Federal contractor with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, we are deeply committed to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction. We have a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management, and quality practices. AceInfo is a trusted IT partner to the Federal Government, and we help various agencies transform and strengthen their processes, operations, infrastructures, and security practices to help them further their critical missions.

For over 15 years, we have successfully managed large and significant Federal programs. We have proven experience prioritizing client satisfaction, project quality, and providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to Federal clients.

AceInfo is prime on 95% of our contracts, is headquartered in Reston VA, and has geographically dispersed office locations throughout the country, to include: Kearneysville, WV; Chesapeake, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Boulder, CO; Quantico, VA; Kansas City, MO; Bowie, MD; multiple Washington, DC Metropolitan locations, and project presence in 23 states in all time zones. We offer excellent benefits and salary packages including free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members. We offer relocation assistance for internal employees and external candidates, within 50 miles (minimum) of work location. We do not offer assistance for relocation and housing for internship positions.


AceInfo is currently seeking a Junior Backup/Recovery Engineer – System Administrator I to support our federal project, in Suitland, MD.  


Project Overview:



Position Description:


We are currently seeking an experienced System Engineer to join the backup systems administration support team. The Backup support team and other technical teams support a large complex data center infrastructure environment. The data center infrastructure teams support servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 & 6, Solaris, and Windows on bare metal hardware and VMware based VMs on over 3500 system supported by 5 Petabytes of IBM SVC based SAN environment. Work site is in Suitland MD with occasional travel to the facility in Bowie, MD.



  • Participate in the ongoing daily system monitoring, operation, and administrative team tasks to ensure the proper functionality and usability of the backup systems
  • Participate in team on-site support efforts required during the hours of 6:30 AM through 6:30 PM during weekdays, and on weekends according to project needs
  • Participate in team on call basis rotation efforts as needed during non-business hours, daily 6:30 PM through 6:30 AM on weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays


The required knowledge and skills of the offered personnel shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Veritas NetBackup training
  • 3-5 years’ hands-on experience with Veritas NetBackup in a large backup system, or 7 years’ hands on experience as a Systems Engineer supporting large computer systems with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sun Solaris, and Microsoft Windows
  • Thorough, practical working knowledge of computer hardware, networking, and backup system architecture
  • Detailed knowledge of networking concepts such as firewalls, routers, switches
  • Detailed knowledge of network security procedures and practices
  • Experience supervising vendors, coordinating, and performing additions and changes to backup system components, including server and network hardware, operating systems, and disk and tape subsystems
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve complex hardware, software, and communication problems on enterprise backup and recovery systems and services

Highly Desired Qualifications:

The highly desired knowledge and skills shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Experience implementing, optimizing, and managing Veritas NetBackup SAN environment
  • Experience implementing, optimizing, and managing NetBackup PureDisk and Deduplication
  • Experience with Oracle StorageTek SL8500 tape libraries and T10000 tape subsystems
  • Experience with ACSLS tape library control software, including maintenance and upgrades
  • Experience managing Oracle Key Management encryption hardware and software

Additional Skills:

The following additional knowledge would add to the value of the offered candidates, but are not necessary for the candidates to be considered qualified:

  • Experience managing Veritas NetBackup OpsCenter
  • Experience with fiber channel SAN design, configuration, and management
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Java, Python, and/or PHP programming languages
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft SharePoint sites
  • Database backup and recovery experience with Oracle, MS SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Must be familiar with implementing procedures, methods, and tools, that comply with government Cyber Security Controls and requirements (NIST 800-53)
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills; capable of writing purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making presentations.
  • Must be able to relate to a diverse group of people including technical and development personnel, management, business customers, and vendors
  • Must have a solid technical background coupled with desire and ability to grasp skills quickly, combined with deep attention to detail along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Project and work flow management skills


Additional Requirement:

U.S. Citizen is required for the position. Candidate must successfully pass a Federal Background Investigation (Public Trust). 



Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.