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Storage and Backup Administrator  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req Number KGS20-0046  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Government Services  
Location KGS Fort Collins, CO  

Koniag Government Services is seeking a Storage and Backup Administrator in the Fort Collins, CO area.  Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are a member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The Storage and Backup Administrator is responsible for:

  • Enterprise backup/recovery operations
  • Providing 24X7 on-call support for backup/recovery operations as a member of the on-call rotation
  • Developing, maintaining, and executing business continuity plans for disaster recovery
  • Supporting backup/recovery of various platforms including Unix (Solaris/Linux), VMware, Hyper-V, SQL Server, SharePoint, Windows, and Oracle Database using RMAN
  • Identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving backup/recovery issues in a timely manner
  • Configuring, monitoring, and maintaining backup/recovery software and hardware so that it complies with specified security guidelines
  • Developing and maintaining policy and procedure documentation
  • Responding to requests for information for internal system audits
Position Requirements


  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 8+ years of experience providing backup/recovery administration support
  • Experience operating EMC Networker/Data Domain/DD Boost in an enterprise environment preferred
  • Working knowledge of multiple operating systems including Oracle Solaris, RedHat Linux, and Windows
  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies such as VMware and Hyper-V
  • Experience with backup/recovery of databases including SQL Server and Oracle Database
  • Basic knowledge of fiber channel SAN’s and Ethernet networks
  • Experience with Data Protection Advisor, and Data Protection Central a plus
  • Scripting experience is a plus (i.e. Perl, Unix Shells, etc.)
  • Experience with EMC enterprise storage technologies is a plus (i.e. vBlock, VNX, VMAX, etc.)
  • BMC Control-M experience is a plus
  • Applicants will be required to pass a background check and obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance  
About our Company

Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit


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