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Senior Backup/Recovery Engineer – System Administrator III

Senior Backup/Recovery Engineer – System Administrator III

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 Senior Backup/Recovery Engineer – System Administrator III to support our federal project in Suitland, MD. 



Project Overview:




Position Description:


We are currently seeking an experienced System Engineer to support a large data center infrastructure environment. The Infrastructure teams support servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 & 6, and Windows on bare metal hardware and VMware based VMs on over 3500 system supported by 5 Petabytes of IBM SVC based SAN environment. 



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

  • Veritas NetBackup training
  • At least 7 years’ hands-on experience with Veritas NetBackup in a large backup system, or 10 years’ experience as a Systems Programmer with large computer systems
  • At least 7 years’ hands-on experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sun Solaris, and Microsoft Windows
  • Experience implementing, optimizing, and managing Veritas NetBackup SAN Client and Fiber Transport solutions
  • Experience implementing, optimizing, and managing NetBackup PureDisk and Deduplication
  • Experience with blade servers and utility computing environments
  • 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
  • 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, 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 the platforms used by the enterprise backup and recovery service


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
  • Apache Web Server software on a Unix server
  • Java, Python, and/or PHP programming languages
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft SharePoint sites
  • Database backup and recovery experience with Oracle, MS SQL Server, Lotus Notes, and MySQL
  • 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 in a constructive and effective manner.
  • 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 skill 


Security Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and able to pass a Public Trust Assessment




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.