Infrastructure Storage Architect

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Acronis provides award-winning backup software & data protection solutions for consumers, businesses & MSPs. Protect your sensitive information!

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As Acronis is dedicated not just to Cyber Protection but to the general protection of its potential and current employees, recruitment and onboarding process are being held online during the current global COVID-19 situation.

Acronis leads the world in cyber protection - solving safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges with innovative backup, security, disaster recovery, and enterprise file sync and share solutions that run in hybrid cloud environments: on-premises, in the cloud, or at the edge. Enhanced by AI technologies and blockchain-based data authentication, Acronis protects all data, applications and systems in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile.

With dual headquarters in Switzerland and Singapore, Acronis protects the data of more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 150 countries and 20 languages.

We are looking for an Infrastructure Storage Architect to work closely with the Cloud Architect, Network team, engineering, product teams, and R&D, to design a sustainable, scalable infrastructure.


  • Architect, implement, maintain and troubleshoot enterprise-grade data storage and protection systems for structured and unstructured data
  • Daily demonstration of advanced knowledge of working with high-performance Block Storage Systems (similar to Pure) in an enterprise environment
  • Lots of vendor management, 5 manufacturers (Dell EMC, Brocade, PureStorage, NetAPP, Rubrik who are viewed as strategic partners- hold them accountable for delivering quality services
  • FC Switching (similar to Brocade) in an enterprise environment
  • File Storage Systems (similar to NetApp) in an enterprise environment
  • Object Storage Systems (On-Premise and Public Cloud) in an enterprise environment
  • Archive Storage Systems (similar to Rubrik) in an enterprise environment
  • Data life-cycle management and tiering strategies
  • Collaborate with SME’s from various IT disciplines to form comprehensive solutions to meet or exceed design criteria specified by diverse business units


  • 5+ years of experience working as an Architect in a Data Center and Storage field, including S3
  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture and design of complex distributed storage solutions, including failover techniques, application partitioning and recovery/rollback
  • Experience in virtualizing enterprise applications (SQL, ORACLE, Web servers, Load Balancers, etc.)
  • Working knowledge and ability to speak to, facilitate and orchestrate scripting, share info that’s vital to programming with system automation/configuration scripting
  • Working knowledge of building Infrastructure as a Code, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Experience in Terraform Scripting (preferred) or CloudFormation
  • Vendor Management experience
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively understand, manage and diffuse high-pressure situations

Acronis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


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