Systems Administrator, Backup and Disaster RecoveryChicago, IL


At HUB International , we are a team of entrepreneurs. We believe in empowering our clients, and we do so by protecting businesses and individuals in our local communities. We help businesses evaluate their risks and develop solutions tailored to their needs. We believe in empowering our employees. As a global firm, we offer employees resources in both technology and industry expertise, but we still maintain the local flavor of our offices. Our structure enables our teams to maintain their own unique, regional culture while leveraging support and resources from our corporate centers of excellence.

HUB is the 5th largest global insurance and employee benefits broker, providing a boundaryless array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. With over 17,000 employees in more than 550 offices throughout North America, HUB has grown substantially, in part due to our industry leading success in mergers and acquisitions.

About the Position:

The Systems Administrator will help HUB International IT Backup and Disaster Recovery team by managing and maintaining the backup and recovery environment. System Administrator will also assist in developing recovery processes and execute on deployment of best-practices based infrastructure across a broad set of on-premises and cloud-based technologies.


  • Manage and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans

  • Monitoring of all backup and restore activities

  • Handles incidents relating to backup failures and change tickets related to backup/restore requests

  • Work with various teams to ensure current solution meet backup and DR requirements

  • Collaborates with business units to identify RTO, RPO, and criticality of applications

  • Document current state of backup and DR plans for infrastructure components and applications; determines gaps, and create remediation plans

  • Assist in coordination of disaster recovery planning and testing

  • Assist in disaster recovery efforts in the event of a site/system outage

  • Provide status and progress reports for backup and DR environment related activities and tasks

  • Participate in shifts, on-call rotation for off-hours & weekend support

  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • 2 - 3 years of experience with backup and recovery technologies and process

  • Understands infrastructure and application components, and leverage recovery best practices

  • Ability to provide off-hours support as required for recovery activities or exercises

  • Demonstrate ability to identify new opportunities and technical methods to solve business problems

  • 1+ years of experience with 2-3 of the following technologies

  • Backup – Cohesity, Commvault, N2WS

  • Cloud – AWS and Azure Storage technologies

  • System/Storage – Nutanix, NetApp

  • Experience with recovery planning and testing

  • Experience with disaster recovery tools such as Microsoft Azure Site Recovery or AWS CloudEndure is a plus

  • Industry certifications is a plus

Although hybrid to a local HUB office is desirable, this position is open to remote candidates.


Do you believe in the power of innovation, collaboration, and transformation? Do you thrive in a supportive and client focused work environment? Are you looking for an opportunity to help build and drive change in a rapidly growing and evolving organization? When you join HUB, you will be part of a community of learners and doers focused on helping our leaders maximize the potential of their employees.

Disclosure required under applicable municipal regulations in NY and NJ, as well as the law in Colorado: The expected salary range for this position is $80K to $100K and will be impacted by factors such as the successful candidate’s skills, experience and working location, as well as the specific position’s business line, scope and level. HUB International is proud to offer comprehensive benefit and total compensation packages which could include health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, FSA, HSA and 401(k) accounts, paid-time-off benefits, and eligible bonuses, equity and commissions for some positions.

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Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: No Travel Required

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

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About HUB International

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit