Data Center Technician

Data Center Technician

Job Code: TJ_9030
Job Location: Bethel, Connecticut
Zip Code: 06801
Job Category/Title:
Employment Category: Part-time
Position Type:
Travel Required: No
Interview Type:
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 3-5 year(s)
Job Description: Data Center technicians are the backbone of our hardware and infrastructure. They handle all routine hardware tasks as well as basic troubleshooting of potentially problematic hardware. They also handle the basic installation and configuration of operating systems, control panel software, antivirus, firewall, and a multitude of other applications. Data Center Technicians must have a basic understanding of the installation procedures for both Linux and Windows based operating systems. They must also have strong overall technical aptitude and a good background regarding extensive hands-on experience with computer hardware. Finally, they must have strong customer service and teamwork skills. The Data Center Technicians provide critical communication with our clients.

Qualifications

• Ability to install and configure Linux, Windows, FreeBSD and ESX/ESXi
• Ability to diagnose and repair/replace problematic hardware
• Ability to diagnose low level issues/misconfiguration within operating systems and networking
• Desire to work in a team environment and communicate directly with clients and staff
• Ability to learn and retain new procedures, additions, revisions, and updates of server hardware and operating systems
• Strong attention to detail, cabling standards and cabinet layout best practices
• 3-5 years of hands-on experience diagnosing and repair/replacement of hardware
• 2-3 years of experience in client-based support environment
• Basic understanding and comfortable navigation of CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, ESX/ESXi and Windows 2003 &2008
• Knowledge of RAID systems, how they work, how to optimize and repair
• Basic knowledge of static and DHCP networking
• Exceptional written communication skills
• Knowledge/administration of software and hardware firewalls preferred
• A+ Certification preferred
• Prior experience in a Data Center atmosphere preferred
• Must be able to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
• Ability to provide emergency coverage for Connecticut data center required
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: December 6, 2016
Telecommute: No
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