Principal Storage and Backup Systems Engineer

Pocatello, ID
Sep 14, 2023
Oct 14, 2023
Full Time
Location: Pocatello, ID


IntelliBridge is an award-winning national security company looking for a Storage and Backup Systems Engineer to support a federal agency by designing, deploying, testing, certifying, patching, and addressing interoperability issues, not only of the base data backup system, but for all features, components, and application dependencies. To include Storage Area Network (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), tape, local disk, Fibre Channel, iSCSI, etc. to meet the needs and support the missions of the agency.

As a direct employee of IntelliBridge, you would receive a benefit package that includes health/dental/vision insurance coverage, 401K with company match, PTO & paid holidays, and annual tuition/training assistance. For more information, please visit our website.

  • Active TS Required

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with SAN, NAS, tape, local disk, fibre channel, iSCSI, etc. technologies, and NetBackup and IBM Spectrum Protect Suite experience.
  • Design, implement and provide ongoing support of the Storage & Backup Infrastructure.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for all Storage and Backup environments.
  • Create and maintain storage infrastructure for both bare-metal and virtual machines with the appropriate SAN, network, or local storage configurations, using both OEM and third-party tools that include virtual storage tools and services.
  • Provision/configure required storage and backup for servers.
  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the storage & backup infrastructure.
  • Monitor and correct critical storage issues and create recovery processes for hardware failures and performance bottlenecks and configure alerts for proactive response times.
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain system management tools, SAN and tape infrastructure and server plugins with the latest hardware and software patch and firmware versions.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability to include verification of the replication of data, fail over copies, redundant data sets.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated provisioning storage with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Provide 4th level support.
  • Be a liaison with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly interval.
  • Integrate systems with Windows and Linux as it applies to core service dependencies. Engineer and implement solutions for multi factor authentication with FBI standardized software and hardware.
  • Document system configurations to include passwords, access controls, version number, and revision numbers, patch levels, and inventory to include hostnames, TCP/IP addresses, number of processors, and number of cores, memory, and license keys.
  • Continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices.
  • Provide real-time reporting of storage provisioned and utilized resources to include performance metrics for tape and disk space consumption, storage availability, performance, and trends.

Preferred Qualification(s):
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A professional storage vendor certification

About Us:

IntelliBridge delivers IT strategy, cloud, cybersecurity, application, data and analytics, enterprise IT, intelligence analysis, and mission operation support services to accelerate technical performance and efficiency for Defense, Civilian, and National Security & Federal Law Enforcement clients.