Data Center Hardware Technician Linux Unix
My name is Bill Stevens and I have a new twelve month plus Data Center Hardware Technician opportunity located in either Orangeburg, New York or Dayton, New Jersey that could be of interest to you, please review my specification below and I am available at any time to speak with you so please feel free to call me.
This is a Junior to Mid level role, the ideal candidate should possess any where from three to five years of overall experience. This position will start off as remote, once the shelter in place laws are lifted the ideal candidate will be required to be onsite five days a week.
Please let me know if Orangeburg, New York or Dayton, New Jersey could be an option for you.
Due to client confidentiality please call me for the w-2 and contract rates. The corp rate is for independent contractors and not third party firms.
The firms data centers serve the dynamic, market driven work load of the firms global customers via many thousands of servers, network devices and connections.
You will add computer capacity to match customer demand, oversee all facets of equipment installation and cable planning.
Responsible for the quality of the data center service at all times.
Monitor, assess, respond and escalate issues in order to maintain infrastructure reliability and resilience.
Follow, create and improve maintenance and troubleshooting processes.
Drive data center stability through awareness, focus and collaboration. This role is a rich opportunity to support data center stability while building broad operational skills.
Awareness, focus and collaboration are needed in this role along with a desire for continuous learning and diligence.
Third Shift, (Overnight), second shift (afternoon) and first shift (day), along with rotating weekend hours.
Learn and understand the data center site in order to manage events that put our critical systems at risk
Organize people, communication and knowledge to support problem follow-up and data center activity
Perform activity impact and risk assessment along with service notification at the appropriate level of awareness
Maintain accuracy of documentation and recorded details of physical assets and connections
Detect, investigate, and drive operating system issues affecting production equipment availability
Perform hardware level activity including investigation, maintenance and repair of server, network components and data cabling
Develop familiarity with the critical systems at each data center in order to provide a high level response and escalation
The ideal candidate should possess the following:
Linux/Unix knowledge sufficient to identify and interrogate system hardware, review system logs, report on file systems, and manipulate files
Ability to prioritize work including active data center service and projects in flight
Knowledge of Layer 2 and 3 network concepts
Desire to learn and take ownership of personal development
Passion for educating others and improving our team capabilities
Have the ability to communicate timely and concise information to various teams throughout the firms engineering department at the appropriate level of detail
Desire to lead people, projects and problem investigation
Eagerness to remediate issues in the physical space including airflow, power alarms, equipment serviceability, and cabling
Hands-on experience replacing server and network hardware
Familiarity with reporting tools such Grafana or Splunk or similar tools
Awareness and some exposure to programming or scripting
Networking experience with some knowledge of Cisco IOS and JunOS
US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply, sponsorship for this role is not available at this time.
The interview process will include an initial telephone screening.
Please let me know your interest for this position, availability to interview and start for this position along with a copy of your recent resume or please feel free to call me at any time with any questions.
Director of Technical Recruiting
Denville, New Jersey 07834
Direct Line: 1-973-732-5454 x21
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bill-stevens/3/26/687 /
Posting ID: 576552649Posted: 2020-09-30