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Senior Backup Engineer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Friday, July 16, 2021



Agency / Department

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory

Overview and Responsibilities

The ICT Operations Branch provides ICT support and underpinning infrastructure services to the department and the Ministers’ Offices, ensuring all staff in the department and MOs have access to stable and secure technology. The ICT Network & Data Centre Management section falls within the ICT Operations Branch. The Data Centre Management Team is responsible for the management of all data centres, server hosts and virtualisation, along with storage, backup and restore capability. The team is also responsible for providing after hours on-call support for our infrastructure. The work will require the implementation and management of the Department’s backup solution (VEEAM) and the continuous improvement of our backup solution to ensure it complies with the Essential Eight Cyber Security criteria.

Essential Criteria

1. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in the design, administration, tuning and troubleshooting of: • Veeam Backup and Recovery v10+ • Veeam SureBackup • Veeam Enterprise Manager • Veeam ONE • SQL application-aware backups • Cloudian Hyperstore • NetApp Storage Grid • NetApp E-Series Storage • HPE StoreOnce Storage
2. HPE BladeSystems, Synergy and OneView • Brocade Fabric Switching • Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) • Tape library management
3. An understanding of security directives such as the Essential Eight Maturity Model and Australian Government Information Security Manual
4. Proven ability to analyse and solve issues in a complex virtualized environment
5. Experience/Knowledge of VMWare technologies including: • VMware vSphere 6.7 • vRealize Automation • vRealize Operations • vRealize Log Insight
6. Ability to produce documentation for processes and procedures
7. Capacity to undertake a high level of rigorous, independent analytical thinking
8. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills to work with skilled technical people, including making presentations to staff and stakeholders and coaching staff
9. An understanding of contemporary ICT delivery approaches and technologies, such as agile, DevOps, cloud and artificial intelligence.
10. Ability to present technical and analytical information in plain English

Desired Criteria

1. Experience in leading organisational change

Security Clearance

Must Have current baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

2 x 12 months

***Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate