Design backup storage infrastructure while considering many aspects, including, but not limited to, performance, cost, capacity, endurance, durability, data integrity, power efficiency and data center compatibility.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop specifications for tape storage libraries.
Understand requirements from storage application teams and translate those to viable hardware solutions.
Work closely with tape media, tape drive and library vendors to propose, develop, test and deploy technology optimized for Facebook data centers.
Understand the underlying technologies of Tape Automated libraries, Tape Drives to develop optimized archival solutions.
Evaluate various storage technology archival solutions, from HW components and architecture to data transport protocols and topologies.
Design and assist development of automation infrastructure to allow all diagnosis of HW faults and tools for inducing faults.