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Lead Storage Engineer

Req id:  21992

Cork, C, IE



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The OpenText Lead Storage Engineer (Backup) will assist with general maintenance and upkeep of our global backup environment. Included in this; deploying backup changes, working with vendors, maintaining backup infrastructure, ensuring performance specifications are met and other duties as directed. This person will participate in an on-call rotation to handle production impacting issues. The OpenText Lead Storage Engineer (Backup) will report to the Manager of Data Protection Services focusing on commercial business.


You Are Great At: 

Supporting the Operations Organization by employing systematic efforts that translate operational backup needs into configuration specifications which provide a robust, stable and maintainable Production Backup Processing environment, meeting or exceeding all Business Requirements.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in strategic projects
  • Provide oversight of the global backup footprint
  • Provide backup forecasts based on usage and trending
  • Keep up to date with backup manufacturers product offerings
  • Provide Leve l3 expertise for break\fix issues
  • Ensure accurate and non-impactful changes are implemented in the production environment by working with technical services storage and backup resources
  • 24x7 on-call support on a rotating basis


What it Takes:

  • B.S. in computer science / information systems or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5-8 years progressively responsible experience in;
  • Basic configuration familiarity with major storage players including NetApp, EMC and Hitachi
  • Experience with Netbackup, DataDomain, DPS Suite, Veeam, Veritas hardware and software platforms
  •   Backup allocation, upgrades and optimization standards
  •   Backup Performance Tuning
  •   Proactive monitoring and tools implementation
  •   Spectralogic and/or Quantum installation, configuration and administration, and related connectivity technologies
  •   Various Data Tape format platforms
  •   Familiarity with VMWare is an asset
  •   A basic understanding of system administration, trouble-shooting and performance tuning of RedHat 

  Enterprise Linux, HP-UX, Solaris & Windows Servers



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Join OpenText today.

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