AmTrust Financial Services

Backup Administrator


AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. is looking for an eager system professional who is reliable and who wants to be a part of an enterprise team.

In this role you would be responsible for the configuration, on-going administration, maintenance, and evolution of CommVault backup strategies and solutions. We currently utilize several tools for executing to-disk and to-tape backup strategies for various systems, virtual machines, databases, and user hardware. The Backup Administrator will be responsible for off-site media management and periodic testing of disaster recovery plans. The Backup Administrator actively supports the production MS SQL Server (2008+) database environments, VMware, Netapp and ever increasing multi-fold enterprise data volumes.


  • Maintaining and expanding the existing Backup strategy and infrastructure
  • Working directly with colleagues to maintain and evolve the Disaster Recovery Planning, Testing and Response for the Enterprise
  • Leveraging the Backup Infrastructure for Operational efficiency, including data staging, recovery and hardware migration
  • Collaborate with other team members on IT/Operations initiatives, including data center, network administration, backup and disaster recovery efforts and strategies
  • Maintain audit requirements for backups / restores
  • Ensure success of backups and continuous backup optimization
  • Participating in an on-call production technology support rotation
  • Assists with support of physical and virtual server environments
  • Documents, monitors, and audits those environments
  • Provides maintenance to systems and applications.
  • Provides supplemental systems administration support to IT team
  • Create process documentation for team and provide internal training to team members

Skills and Key Competencies:

  • Technical working knowledge of Disaster Recovery concepts and best practices, including experience with Big Data volumes
  • Familiarity with top tier data center environments Group Policy administration
  • Experience with Terminal Servers
  • Experience writing/maintaining appropriate scripts to automate system administration and recurring jobs
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience in supporting a 24x7 production environment

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience managing Windows Server environment and ComVault
  • In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Server platform and its components including Active Directory, Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2, failover clustering, certificate services, IIS, and other related technologies
  • Experience in administration of source systems including: MSSQL Server 2008/R2/2012 Ent, Hyper-V
  • Familiarity with top tier data center environments
  • Experience with various SAN storage manufactures as well as LTO tape technologies
  • General knowledge of cloud storage experience with Backup Exec 2010/2012, CommVault
  • VMware ESXi (vSphere, vMotion)


About AmTrust Financial Services


AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1998 to provide property and casualty insurance to small businesses. Through acquisitions and organic growth, AmTrust Financial Services has since grown to become a multinational property and casualty insurer specializing in coverage for small to mid-sized businesses. Our financial stability is based upon a philosophy of niche diversity with a focus on low-hazard risk.

Since its inception, AmTrust has crafted a balanced portfolio of insurance products including:

  • Multiline Small Business Insurance
  • Warranty and Specialty Risk Insurance
  • Specialty Program Business Insurance

In November 2006, the company became publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol AFSI. With extensive underwriting experience and a prestigious "A" (Excellent) Financial Size "XI" rating from A.M. Best, AmTrust has earned a reputation as an innovative, technology driven provider of insurance products. Our commitment to excellence is the common thread connecting each of our businesses.