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Backup Administrators are data specialists responsible for implementing backup policies in a company. Key responsibilities listed on a Backup Administrator resume sample are creating business recovery plans, developing data backup processes, solving technical issues, and providing support and training to other employees. Based on our collection of example resumes, these professional should demonstrate computer systems expertise, technical skills, communication, time management, teamwork, and customer service. Successful candidates hold a degree in computer science or a similar field and are trained in data protection.

1

SAN Backup Administrator

Provide 1st and 2nd level problem management and resolution for the backup of hundreds of servers using multiple backup utilities, the tape libraries, drives and media, and SAN infrastructure environments. Maintain PD guides and procedural documentation. Provide On-Call support for backup job failures, user restore needs, and tape, tape drive and tape vaulting issues. Coordinate with the SAN Team to test and implement new backup requests. Responsible for schedule/workload balancing, management of media, including the tape vaulting process and media management related activities. Participate in projects for new software/hardware implementation. Develop and execute new processes and procedures relating to the backup utilities. Develop and administer Computer Operator training and training documentation relating to the operational functions of backup utilities.

  • Created Change Advisory Board approved Routine Change procedures to expedite the implementation of new backups for all three backup products.
  • Developed and implemented SAN Backup Request process.
  • Streamlined and restructured the backup jobs to incorporate only three jobs that can utilize multiple schedules.
  • Established trending process and charts for backup size, run times, and tape usage.
  • Enhanced the tape vaulting and auditing procedures, which reduced inventory errors.
  • Trained Computer Operations to actively monitor, identify, and prioritize tape drive contention and stalled backup jobs, and resolve 1st level daily vaulting errors.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Information Systems
2

Managed Backup Administrator

Consistent regular interaction with both internal and external customers as well as Account managers and management

  • Resolved escalated customer issues and managed escalations further to internal support
  • In-depth troubleshooting of backup and restore failures on both Windows and Linux servers with varied configurations, such as MySQL clusters, Exchange, and Oracle applications
  • Performed data restorations for server, file system and/or databases upon customer request in a calm and controlled fashion while maintaining consistent communication with the customer
  • Organized regular audits of backup configurations to ensure quality of service
  • Proactively looked to improve and add efficiency to current processes and exercised judgment in the decision-making process in order to provide consistent customer service
  • Provided training, troubleshooting, technical advice and direction to other members of the team
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Forensics
3

Backup Administrator

  • Created and implemented custom restore requests varying from full system restores to specific single file restores
  • Installed and configured backup agents according to specific settings for security and streamlined data flow
  • Repaired failures between the centralized backup system and the client servers
  • Educated and advised the SMB Customer Base on backup solutions or similar options
  • Created a wiki site documenting all backup failure errors, to simplify the troubleshooting process
  • Maintained a 100% NPS-T Score (Customer Loyalty metric)
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AAS
Information Technology
4

Backup Administrator

  • Supervised 5 staff members ensuring compliance with department procedures and policies
  • Administered data backups and ensured data recoverability
  • Managed and maintained backup operations in North, Central and South America providing level 2 support
  • Coordinated data restorations with end users
  • Created and maintained process and procedures run book for data center processes
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Windows Server and Backup Administrator

  • Supported large Window 2000/2003 server environment, troubleshooting operating system and hardware related issues. Assisted in tracking down network and software related issues.
  • Worked with business units on daily support issues using Remedy and in house ticket tracking system.
  • Maintained the NetBackup infrastructure, performed restores and remediated failures.
  • Provided on-call support as issues arose.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Database Developer/backup Administrator

Lead database developer supporting benefits, insurance, and securities services as well as other supporting departments, including new database design and enhancements to existing systems. Provided full-service backup for primary DBA in a SQL 2000 and SQL 2005 environment.

  • Lead DBA for test and development SQL servers.
  • SQL Server mentoring and trouble-shooting assistance for a .NET-centric development team providing assistance with issues ranging from syntax to security to performance.
  • Conversion of SQL 2000 DTS packages to SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (SSIS). Additional ETL development and implementation using SSIS to populate cubes in SQL 2005 Analysis Services.
  • Analysis database development and implementation for commission tracking systems (x2), reducing the need for new report development as users move towards ad-hoc analysis.
  • Developed a backup tape tracking system using classic ASP and t-SQL. Impact was immediate, reducing man-hours spent on tracking by two thirds.
  • Performance tuning; reducing execution time stored procedures for primarily 3-tier applications.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Data Backup Administrator

Responsible for data restorations & data integrity of 25 terabytes daily spanned across ~250 servers.

  • Performed maintenance of storage libraries HP Surestore & StorageTek.
  • Responsible for training & assisting 8 operators in various shifts; monitoring and executing backups and reports.
  • Review and assist with resolving OS and application level deficiencies determined by external audits.
  • Responsible for installing, patching and tuning HP-UX and Linux systems.
  • UNIX administration including adding deleting user accounts, creating cron jobs, file permissions.
  • Administered all UNIX/NT and Oracle backups using Legato Networker, RMAN, HP-UX, SUN Solaris, & ACSLS.
  • Promoted to Remote IT Supervisor at Mt. Pocono Distribution Center.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Arts
Electronics
8

Data Backup Administrator

Responsible for data restorations & data integrity of 25 terabytes daily spanned across ~250 servers.

  • Performed maintenance of storage libraries HP Surestore & StorageTek.
  • Responsible for training & assisting 8 operators in various shifts; monitoring and executing backups and reports.
  • Review and assist with resolving OS and application level deficiencies determined by external audits.
  • Responsible for installing, patching and tuning HP-UX and Linux systems.
  • UNIX administration including adding deleting user accounts, creating cron jobs, file permissions.
  • Administered all UNIX/NT and Oracle backups using Legato Networker, ACSLS, RMAN, HP-UX, SUN Solaris, & ACSLS.
  • Promoted to Remote IT Supervisor at Mt. Pocono Distribution Center.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Backup Administrator

Served as a level 2 backup administrator, managing thousands of servers running Windows and Linux based OS.

  • Customer facing support to include performance monitoring, basic OS troubleshooting, advised customer on best practice for backing up servers and disaster recovery.
  • Chosen to be part of a beta testing team to test new products and create installation instructions for fellow administrators to use.
  • Provided other technicians with knowledge on how to fix, configure and test backup software on customer servers.
  • Installed and configured file system backups to run on Linux (RHEL and Ubuntu) and Windows (Server 2k3 through 2012R2, as well as database backups for Oracle 10g to 11.2, MYSQL and MSSQL.
  • Performed data restorations for server, file system and databases for multiple customers around the world while maintaining consistent communication with the customer
  • Proactively looked to improve and add efficiency to current processes and future backup processes for small companies to large multi-million dollar companies.
  • Submitted backup configurations and data for customer audits.
  • Troubleshooting server side issues, ranging from Low-disk space alerts to patching.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Networking Systems
10

Backup Administrator/noc Administrator

Managed IT services - the system engineers in infinity's client network operations center (CNOC)

  • Proactively monitor IT infrastructure working to eliminate inconvenience and lost profits due to downtime.
  • Monitor and managed Cisco routers and switches management.
  • Backup management, Patch management, VMware management (hosted Exchange 200x-2010).
  • Anti-Virus Enterprise level management.
  • Software and Hardware integrations setup and installs, client-side network configuration.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Computer Management And Business Administration

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