Backup Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. 


We take National Security seriously. We focus on strategic and unified work to strengthen the security, resiliency, and workforce of the cyber ecosphere. This is your opportunity to join a team that is making an impact on protecting National interests including state, local, tribal and territorial Governments and critical infrastructure. 


Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission and customer-oriented Backup Engineer to join our team in the Washington D.C. area.  


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Provision/Configure required backups for Linux and Window servers 

  • Create and maintain backup infrastructure with the appropriate SAN, network, or local storage configurations, using both OEM and third-party tools on Linux and Windows environments

  • Monitor and correct critical backup issues and create recovery processes for failures and performance bottlenecks and configure alerts for proactive response times 

  • Supports backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity team 

  • Analyze business requirements and define practical business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) recommendations and tradeoff options 

  • Triage, prioritize, and assign backlog of tasks to a team of engineers based on technical difficulty, value to the business, and operational risk

  • Create technical documentation, standard operating procedures, and plans 

  • Responsible for deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing interoperability issues, not only of the base data backup system, but for all features, components, and application dependencies 

  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the backup infrastructure 

  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as monitoring backup storage 

  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability to include verification of the replication of data, fail over copies, redundant data sets 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems  

  • A minimum of (3) three years of relevant logistics experience 

  • Experience working in a large data-center environment, and understanding of data center infrastructure, virtualization, and automation techniques 

  • Experience with a heterogeneous environment and wide variety of hardware vendors, technologies, and operating systems in on-premises and cloud-hosted environments? 

  • Proven ability to define and operationalize continuity and DR plans, including determining staffing needs, standard operating procedures for response and escalation, and monitoring/alerting approaches 

  • Hands-on experience with a variety of backup and DR tools 

  • Knowledge, skills and abilities in SAFe Agile processes and methods 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree  

  • A minimum of (1) year of related experience 

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Data Center certification 

  • An Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation Certification 

  • Any additional certifications in backup technologies (Veritas, Rubrik, etc), VMware, Microsoft, or Linux, or other related skills 


Clearance Requirements: 

  • Top Secret w/SCI 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time 

  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel 

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer 

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations 

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.


For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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