Backup and Recovery Engineer

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Date: Dec 11, 2018

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container



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Dart Container Corporation is seeking a go-getter to join our Enterprise Systems team as a Backup and Recovery Engineer! This position is designed for someone who is curious, willing to learn and has a mindset to work in our fast-passed, dynamic, evolving organization where we work with new technologies and create positive change in the origination. 

At Dart, you’ll be part of a team where problem-solving is celebrated and dependability is essential. Our environment is a setting that includes a mix of collaboration and independent work. It’s a position where responsibility includes; successful backup and restoration of data assets while meeting all data recovery times and objectives -- and you can do it all while wearing jeans!!

If Logic, reasoning and strategic thinking are some of your best assets, we’d like to meet you!

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Plan, design, test, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of enterprise backup systems
  • Assist in research on relevant technology products, services, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the backup industry
  • Proactively manage space requirements for backup environments across the company
  • Perform the database application level backups and restores of Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and Progress databases
  • Perform the application level backups and restores of a robust Microsoft Exchange environment
  • Responsible for the safety of the backed-up data including the servers and backup media
  • Monitor the performance of all backup systems and respond to issues and incidents by troubleshooting to resolve the problem
  • Recommend, schedule and perform backup system improvements, upgrades, patches, and fixes
  • Lead the development and maintenance of the backup and recovery responsibilities of the business continuity and Disaster Recovery plans
  • Configure backup servers and hosts to ensure smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes
  • Provide training and relevant document for support personnel including Help Desk, Computer Technicians, Trainers, internal/external customers, and management
  • Provide mentorship for other team members


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in computer science, information systems, or related field of study and three (3) years of related IT work experience within the last seven (7) years, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of related IT work experience within the last seven (7) years
  • Three (3) years of experience within the last five (5) years managing backups in a large multi-server environment
  • Three (3) years of experience managing backup software and related infrastructure such as Commvault, NetBackup, Networker, or IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
  • Three (3) years of experience with managing storage technologies such as EMC, IBM, NetApp, or Hitachi
  • Three (3) years of backup experience in an environment with virtualization such as VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, or KVM
  • Experience configuring and scheduling backup jobs  to complete in  an allotted time
  • Experience within several disciplines such as server infrastructure, virtualization, cloud services, networking, security, and storage
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with current Linux or Microsoft server technologies
  • Demonstrated success with coordinating and completing multiple tasks within and across departments to meet changing deadlines
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with proven ability to work alone and collaborate with project teams to meet customer expectations
  • Strong customer service orientation and a strong desire to be a part of a team that contributes to the goals of the company
  • Proven experience mentoring other team members
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain difficult technical issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as listening, decision making, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Ability to calculate, analyze, and interpret mathematical and statistical information such as percent differences, ratios, median, mean, weighted average, and regression
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Additional work hours including weekends, holidays, and on-call as required
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs 
  • Ability to work in a Data Center environment where there is steady air conditioning flow and increased noise levels due to power and cooling equipment


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience managing Commvault
  • Experience with image level restores to support Disaster Recovery efforts
  • Experience with public Cloud such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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