Linux System Administrator- Symantec Netbackup
Randstad Technologies - Cambridge, MA

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Linux System Administrator


* Provide on-going administration and Tier3 support of Backup environment.

* Act as an escalation point for the operations team and helpdesk for data protection issues.

* Maintain clients NetBackup environment and components (servers, tape silos and Disk arrays).

* Provide updates and enhancements to theclients Data protection environments.

* Use our system resource utilization and monitoring tools to identify potential problem areas before they result in incidents.

* Work with other team members to monitor and review system capacity and design upgrade path's.

* Automation of tasks using with Perl and Shell scripts.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written); capable of writing systems documentation and procedures; a disciplined approach to change management processes.

A can-do and enthusiastic attitude toward work and customers.

Familiarity with most operating system commands/utilities on Linux (Red Hat, Debian) and SUN Solaris.

3-5 Years experience managing Symantec NetBackup environments across multiple locations.

3-5 years experience managing Tape silo and LTO technologies.

3-5 years experience with Backup and Recovery protocols (File, Database, NDMP, RMAN, snapshots)

3-5 Years experience managing Disk based backup systems.

Strong technical troubleshooting skills for both system performance and connectivity issues.

A well organized self-starter who delivers assigned work on schedule while managing multiple tasks under minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.

Programming experience in Perl and Shell scripting.

Desired Qualifications

A 4-year college degree.

Familiarity with Oracle RMAN backup integration.

Familiarity with Red Hat and Debian Linux distributions.

Working knowledge of VMWARE, LINUX and Windows 2008

2 years experience with NFS Version 4 production.

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