• Storage Architect

    Job Location US-MD-Annapolis Junction
  • Overview

    ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.


    ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced System Engineer for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 



    This position requires a solid tape library background, preferably Oracle StorageTek. This position is part of the program that supports the Enterprise Storage and Database Hosting, Backup and Recovery, Data Archive and Retrieval, and File and Block-based Corporate Storage Implementation in a Database Hosting Environment. 


    • Monitoring day-to-day operational backups
    • Troubleshooting failures and correcting problems
    • Working with the SAN and tape libarary management teams
    •  Working with server administrators to add new clients
    • Performance monitoring and application tuning
    • New policy creation and policy adjustments
    • Production of reports for end users and group management
    • Planning and coordinating application updates
    • Identifying O/S and hardware issues for server management
    • Baselining and planning new hardware for capacity growth and better performance
    • Improve processes and process documentation
    • Develop and document SOPs and troubleshooting procedures
    • Media server and master server setup and system tuning
    • Work with security team to establish connectivity, set standards, and ensure data protection
    • Utilizing trouble tracking/ticketing systems such as JIRA
    • Working with Perl and other scripts
    • Available for 24/7 call-in support and adjustment of hours, when necessary

    Some areas of experience that will help in being successful include:

    • NetBackup, Fibre Channel tape libraries, SAN storage concepts - zoning and multipathing, Solaris 10, CentOS/RHEL 5 and 6, Windows 2008 and 2012 server, IP networking (including firewalling, DNS, and multihomed hosts), Symantec/Veritas clustering, VxFS, ZFS, Symantec OpsCenter reporting, and process documentation and improvement skills. An ability to interact with various levels of server administrators is necessary.

    Top Skills Required:

    • Solid tape library background to include:
      • Experience with ACSLS and ACSLS Security
      • Experience with Fibre Channel tape units (particularly ACS units from StorageTek) and high-volume tape libraries.
      • Experience with tape and disk used in a SAN environment with RH Linux servers
      • StorNext File system and storage manager experience

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience in maintaining a backup infrastructure, to include tuning and troubleshooting NetBackup systems.
    • Experience with Installation and configuration of backup clients, media servers, and SAN clients, along with an ability to perform upgrades, configuration management, and management of SAN devices.
    • Experience with corporate backup and recovery, using NetBackup, (Preferably with shared storage option and multiple media servers) - including upgrading and installing new servers. Includes Symantec OpsCenter (Reporting for NetBackup)

    This position requires an active Security Clearance.


    Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


    ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


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