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Data Center Technician

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Category: Operations/Support
Company Description: proprietary trading firm
Location:
Job Number: 9562

Job Description:


This position is for a motivated, experienced individual to work with our networking and systems administration teams in our regional data centers. The position is a combination of data center rack and stack work, network administration and systems administration.  This is a hands-on position where the individual will be challenged to deliver high quality work in our client’s production environment.

 

Job Responsibilities:

·         Work as a support resource for different groups within technology, including the systems administration, developer and network engineering groups.

·         Travel to different data centers to troubleshoot issues, install, configure, and monitor new and existing equipment.

·         Be responsible for the overall data center security, organization, documentation, safety, cleanliness and supplies.

·         Suggest alternatives and improvements to current processes when there are better alternatives.

·         Coordinate logistics of shipping/receiving server, network and telecommunications equipment.

·         Rack, cable and provision servers and networking equipment.

·         Maintain inventory for cabling, optics and network equipment.

·         Perform hardware maintenance on rack mounted servers.

·         Measure, install, dress and label copper and fiber cabling.

·         Work with carriers on installation of services.

·         Troubleshoot server issues with senior system administrators.

·         Troubleshoot network issues with senior network engineers.

·         Troubleshoot equipment failures, install and configure replacements.

·         Ability to work evening and occasional weekends.

·         Supervise vendors and trades when they are in the data center doing work.

 

Requirements:

·         Self-driven, independent individual

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Demonstrated ability of analytical and interpersonal skills

·         Basic knowledge of networks, Linux and Windows

·         Strong knowledge of data center best practices and cabling methodology

·         Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders to install cabling and equipment

 

Nice to have

·         Ability upgrade code of networking devices

·         Ability to terminate copper/fiber cabling

·         Upgrade firmware and BIOS settings of servers 

·         Ability to test and troubleshoot dark fiber connectivity

·         Basic bash/python scripting experience

·         3-5 years experience working in a Data Center environment; racking & stacking equipment and cable management

·         Familiarity with Dell, Cisco, Arista, Ciena, Corning, and/or Ortronics products

 

 


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.


Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.


Contact Recruiter
alec.mckinley@andiamogo.com
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004


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