Senior Backup Engineer at XPO (Charlotte, NC)

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Solutions driven success.

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

As the Senior Engineer, Technology Infrastructure, you will perform various roles including, but not limited to, research and design of data protection architectures in centralized and remote site scenarios, installation, configuration and hardening of backup infrastructures, general systems monitoring and resolution of daily backup issues. Join XPO, and we'll give you the support you need to excel at work and the resources to build a career that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:
  • Design and build of backup infrastructure
  • Participate in the evaluation of new technology solutions
  • Build/support automation to streamline routine processes in the setup and reporting of backup processes
  • Develop robust and cost-effective data protection strategies for core and edge datacenter locations as well as hybrid cloud deployments
  • Maintains relationships with third party IT vendors and/or software/hardware suppliers in regard to Backup/Recover strategy
  • Lead day to day global operational activities for Backup/Recovery teams
  • Problem analysis and resolution of daily backup issues working with Help Desk Ticket System
  • Responsible for advanced troubleshooting of Backup/Recovery related issues including support for point in time recovery of Oracle and MS-SQL database systems
  • Create and Manage Dataset, Schedule, and Retention Policy
  • Ensure proper data protection for critical system/application infrastructure via routine exception reporting
  • Produce regular reports to assist in cost recovery, capacity planning and consolidation
  • Responsible for capacity planning and performance analysis of backup and recovery infrastructure
  • Perform maintenance of Backup/Recovery infrastructure
  • Perform software and hardware monitoring and maintenance including upgrades

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in Backup/Recovery
  • Basic system administration knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Proficiency in VMware

It'd be great if you also have:
  • 5-7 years IT experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in Backup/Recovery working in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with cyber event defense
  • Experience with scripting languages and leveraging 3rd party APIs
  • Experience with DevOps automation
  • Experience working with IT vendors and/or software/hardware suppliers

Be part of something big.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.
More Information on XPO
XPO operates in the Transportation industry. The company is located in Greenwich, CT, Portland, OR, Boston, MA, Ann Arbor, MI and North Richland Hills, TX. XPO was founded in 2011. It has 38000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 21 open jobs at XPO, click here.
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