Job IdN1969252Job TitleCloud Data Protection Architect (Sr Staff, IT Engineer)Post Date01/15/2019Company-DivisionQualcomm Incorporated-Information Technology
Job AreaInformation Technology
LocationCalifornia - San Diego
Job OverviewThis person will be a member of an infrastructure team that supports global backup/recovery/data protection in the delivery of best-in-class IT solutions. Our IT data protection team manages solutions for nearly 20,000 physical and virtual hosts, 100PB of storage, and Oracle/SQL/Exchange databases at over dozens of sites worldwide. We enable our company to build new applications to service our customers and support all internal and external needs. Our IT engineers can expect to work with cutting edge technology in a large, fast-paced, and dynamic enterprise environment. We're looking for people who are upbeat and enthusiastic about IT, data management, and our company that want to design and build robust solutions for our internal engineering and business partners. This senior Data Protection Architect position will be focused on all aspects of research, planning, design, implementation, governance, analytics, automation, and partner relationship management related to data protection and backup/recovery.This role will interface with engineering IT partners, the other IT teams supporting them (Application, DBA, Network, Security), and our enterprise server & storage groups to ensure requirements are met and standards are followed. Responsibilities: -Ensure data is protected and that data recoveries are meeting business requirement-Handle regular communications and provide detailed reports to management on health of data protection environment-Build and maintain relationships with key partners, stakeholders, and vendors -Help maintain organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies -Meet with key business partners regularly to gather requirements for new projects -Design and implement new data protection solutions per customer requirement and IT standards-Help to direct technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, business drivers-Research new technologies and help evaluate new backup & recovery features and technologies-Work to evolve promising solutions from evaluation to implementation and ultimately being delivered in a workable operational model-Recommend information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends , and anticipating requirements -Lead and direct team members in complex issues/escalations and large projects -Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget forecast; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective action -Work closely with procurement teams and vendors to insure budget is effectively used -Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies -Create and maintain architecture diagrams and documentation on processes and procedures for supporting the team-Candidates must have strong communication skills, and be able to work effectively in a team environment across many geographies -He/she must also be able to interact equally with the technical and non-technical peers, management, and customers-All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams and in the Company.All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.Minimum Qualifications" id="hdnMinimumQualifications" />Bachelor's degree and 7+ years IT-relevant work experience OR 9+ years IT-relevant work experience without a bachelors degree.
Preferred Qualifications-Bachelor's degree and 7+ years IT-relevant work experience or 10+ years experience in IT industry as a systems administrator, engineer, or architect supporting large scale backup/recovery and data protection solutions such as Netbackup, Networker, TSM, etc.-Practical and technical experience with newer backup/recovery technology deployments from Rubrik, Cohesity, Veeam, Igneous, and on-prem object/disk or cloud archiving (AWS or Azure using Cool/Archive tiers) based backups. Preferably in large scale, multi-site global deployments dealing with multiple workload types.-Experience and knowledge with infrastructure components including Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems, virtualization, IP and FC network concepts, security protocols, and network storage technologies such as Netapp, Isilon, Oracle ZFS, Pure Flashblade, etc-Ability to expand skills and knowledge into new technical areas relevant to customer requirements and market needs/trends-Proficiency with MS Office applications specifically Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint-Skills and experience with managing and leveraging online snapshot technologies (i.e. Netapp) for data protection-Data protection solutions designed to support databases and platforms such as VMware, MS Exchange, Oracle, SQL, MySQL, MAPR, etc-Knowledge and experience with Oracle and Spectra Logic tape libraries and LTO tape technology-Ability to automate functions using automation workflow tools, powershell, perl, shell scripting, etc-Experience with traditional and object storage based archive solutions- Master's degree in IT or tech relevant field, 3+ years leadership role in projects/programs, 3+ years with cloud or object backup/archive experienceEducation RequirementsPreferred: Master's in I.T. or tech field" id="hdnEducationalRequirements" />Bachelor's degree and 7+ years IT-relevant work experience OR 9+ years IT-relevant work experience without a bachelors degree.
Preferred: Master's in I.T. or tech fieldKeywordsbackup, recovery, data protection, cloud, rubrik, cohesity, veritas, netbackup, tape
Qualcomm is a semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services.