Entry Level IT Jobs – Storage & Backup Engineer at Huawei Technologies

Organisation: Huawei Technologies
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Back Office Manager
About Huawei:
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and
services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It is the largest
telecommunications equipment maker in the world, having overtaken Ericsson in
2012. Huawei is a leading ICT solutions provider. Our telecom network
equipment, IT products, and smart devices provide solutions in 170 countries
and regions worldwide. With annual sales revenue of USD 39.6 billion in 2013,
Huawei ranked 285th on the Global Fortune 500. Together with our partners, we
are building a better connected world.
Job Summary: The Storage & Backup Engineer will
render support in the design and maintenance of CUSTOMER’s data storage systems
organization-wide.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Support
    in the implementation of the IT division’s policies and procedures.
  • Support
    the implementation of approved policies and procedures for data storage
    management and systems.
  • Actively
    participate in the sizing, designing, building, and delivering data
    storage system platforms.
  • Offer
    technical input in the development of information management lifecycle to
    achieve optimal mix of online, near online and offline data storage and
    quickuser accessibility to the Storage Area Network and stored data.
  • Support
    in the development of a proactive maintenance cycle for data storage
    systems and automate preventive/routine maintenance on data storage
    systems with detailed scheduled maintenance reports.
  • Maintain
    and update data storage systems.
  • Conduct
    data backup and ensure that backed-up data can be restored as required.
  • Monitor
    data storage system performance and recommend adjustments to system
    parameters to ensure optimum performance and response time.
  • Ensure
    optimization of system logs on the data storage systems and proactively
    advise on capacity issues.
  • Keep
    system documentation updated at all times.
  • Support
    users in defining their storage needs.
  • Automate
    storage interfaces and manual activities to improve user-independence and
    reduce system downtime.
  • Render
    support in gathering requirements for additional storage requirements and
    provide support in the design and documentation of functional
    specifications for upgrades and expansions.
  • Work
    closely with User Support team to ensure data storage incidents are
    resolved efficiently and in a timely manner in compliance with Service
    Level Agreements.
  • Escalate
    incidents to third party vendors as required.
  • Assist
    to manage vendors providing services to the end user support function and
    ensure that agreed SLAs are achieved.
  • Work
    closely with relevant unit/ team/function in carrying out all relevant
    activities.
  • Attend
    team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile
    agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the
    Manager, IT Operations Support.
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Operations Support.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned Huawei Storage & Backup Engineer
    career opportunity should hold a first degree or equivalent in a relevant
    discipline
  • A
    minimum of two years of related work experience
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications, CVs and related academic
transcripts to: application@ppg.co.ug or lydia.nanyanzi@ppg.co.ug
Deadline:
19th June, 2015

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