Cincinnati Bell Backup Engineer Commvault in Cincinnati, Ohio

Backup Engineer Commvault

Naperville, IL

Job Purpose

The Backup Engineer is responsible for supporting a growing 24x7x365 Data Center operations and will work with highly skilled team members to provide operational support for the servers and backup solutions. As one of our Primary Backup Engineers, you will be responsible for administering and maintaining all backup systems for the enterprise to include: long-term data archive management; backup management; disaster recovery testing and business recovery plans. Secondary responsibilities require working along with the Storage Team in planning, allocating storage, managing storage layouts, planning connectivity, performance tuning. The Backup Engineer Reports to the Manager, Platform and Backup and will be responsible to follow proper ITIL processes ensuring all tasks performed are ticketed and documented. The Backup Administrator must understand the commitments involved to each Customer through their respective run books.

Essential Functions

•Configure, install, and manage Commvault backup and archive Systems

•Manage and configure VSA virtual backups in CommVault version 10

•Administer backup system daily to ensure they are successful and consistent

•Troubleshoot issues promptly and escalate as needed

•Work with business and other technical staff to architect backup and recovery strategies to meet RTO/RPO requirements for new and existing systems

•Provide system recovery documentation for failover testing at DR location

•Ensure that restore procedures are configured and tested

•Regular maintenance of servers, backup software, and storage tools through the installation of software upgrades, patches, and hardware upgrades

•Work with the customer to design and implement Backup plans for specific customer environments

•Troubleshoot and configure backups / restores for Exchange databases and Exchange mailboxes configured in an Exchange 2010 DAG

•Troubleshoot EMC NAS backup / restore issues


•Two years of College or Technical School resulting in an Associate’s Degree or equivalent

•ITIL Certified would be an asset


•3+ years of experience with CommVault Simpana (configuration, management and scheduling functions, reporting capabilities)

•5+ years of scalable IT Experience including being responsible for infrastructure / operations support and projects in multiplatform environments

Disability Accommodations

Cincinnati Bell and Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and we provide reasonable accommodations for qualifying individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application and interview procedures. If you would like to request an ADA accommodation for any part of the application and/or interview process, please contact our HR Compliance Department at(513) 841-6310or send an email to If you should have any difficulty, you may use our alternative methods to express your interest in employment. A wonderful career awaits you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.