Job Description

Storage & Backup Lead

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at


Accenture Technology powers digital transformation through services designed to reinvent your application portfolio and a new style of IT. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. Accenture Technology delivers applications, from design and development through testing and maintenance, while helping clients shift to New IT with our leading-edge capabilities in automation and connectivity. We provide comprehensive service and project delivery for clients around the world using the latest advances in robotics, integrated analytics, automation and artificial intelligence.


Key Responsibilities:

·         Patch installation 

·         Enlist local assistance when routine assistance is needed 

·         Production support of operating systems 

·         Security compliance responsibilities 

·         Familiar with latest data retention and storage policies and industry standards 

·         Backup and Restore Architecture 

·         Configure backup schedules  

·         Monitor job completion status (success and failure) 

·         Act as liaison with hosting vendor 

·         Perform analysis and resolution approach for all vulnerabilities 

·         Coordinate off site tape storage 

·         NetApp Filers (Unified Storage-NAS and SAN) Administration.  

·         Storage Server Building, Storage clustering & High availability  

·         Storage capacity planning. Experience with scripting using PERL, UNIX shell or similar languages.  

·         Expertise in designing and implementing Netbackup solutions for various client platforms such as Oracle, SQL, windows, UNIX.     

·         Expertise in performing Netbackup upgrades on Netbackup Master Servers and clients.    

·          Expertise in day-to-day operations on Netbackup (Netbackup Health check).      

·         Perform Proof of Concept (POC) testing for new storage technology products.      

·         Design the backup network to ensure that the required service level agreements (SLAs) for recovery are met.  

·         Perform root cause analysis for problems encountered       

·         Good working experience on Virtual and physical tape libraries with LTO2/LTO4 drives. 

·          Knowledge on Data domain vtl or Clariion Disk Library.    





Year of Experience:

·         Minimum 8 years of relevant  experience

Technical Skills:

Working Knowledge & experience is must

·         EMC Storage Certification

·         IBM Storage certification

Technical certifications:

·         EMC Storage Certification (EMCSA)

·         IBM Storage Certification

Other Skills (Process & Soft Skills):

·         ITIL V3 Awareness / Foundation Certified

·         Fluent in spoken & written English

·         Arabic Language (spoken: as “Nice to Have” skill)

·         Ability to communicate thoroughly through verbal and written mediums.

·         Ability to observe, ask questions, listen actively, and give and accept feedback effectively.

·         Organize and compile information from external and internal sources.

·         Communicate effectively with both external and internal customers.

·         Strong communications skills including the ability to communicate technical information in using non-technical language

  • Take part in 24x7 on-call rotation

·         Work out of hours evenings, nights, weekends, bank holidays at reasonable request to perform production changes

Saudi nationals are preferred in line with vision Saudi 2030.

Academic Degree:

·         B. E. / B.Tech./ MCA/ MSc.

·         Other Graduates with Technical Certification is must 


Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

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