Data Center Specialist

Schneider Electric
Greenbelt, MD
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Raised Floor Operations Specialist-Hands and Eyes-003KZCBeltsville, MDThis position will provide on-site technical expertise and will be responsible for the physical infrastructure and the support of IT and IT related equipment. The Candidate will provide space planning on the raised floor for the installation, decommissions, upgrades and moves for Distributed and Network hardware. Candidate must have experience in racking and cabling management and provide technical assistance and troubleshooting for system administer / technical support teams. Schneider Electric (TM) creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: people make Schneider Electric a great company.What do you get to do in this position?Strategic planning for IT installations from a single rack mounted device up to large servers, components and peripherals.Coordination of power whip installations between the DC power distribution infrastructure and the floor mounted IT devices. Identify problems related to facilities installations, configuration, operations, or performance and have knowledge of the client's availability and performance requirements.Participates in driving the efficient use of data center infrastructure and power through accurate inventory management and equipment placement and tactical energy management activities including, but not limited to blanking panel installations, perf tile management, hot spot management and containment. Communicates with requester on progress of requests, maintains a high standard of satisfaction from requesters, performs coordination activities associated with the installation and/or de-installation/disposal of raised floor hardware inventory. Develop/Maintain floor layouts and 3D inventory/Power Connection Mapping for new/existing customer environments. (Nlyte) Knowledge and understanding of enterprise hardware components, such as servers, storage, switches, PDU's, KVM'sAbility to set up, configure, install, cable, and troubleshoot various types of rack mounted hardware. Knowledge and understanding of Media Management activities, such as tape rotation and media storage. Knowledge and understanding of circuit testing, loopback, and signal testing, and complex cable configurations. Familiar with server hardware and OS (Windows and Unix (Aix, Linux, or Solaris). This job might be for you if:U.S. Citizenship is a requirement3-5+ years related work experience with knowledge in the Data Center Distributed Server, Storage and Network IT Equipment technologies.Basic hardware knowledge - Data center experience (raised floor computer room)Data processing operations experience, basic PC tools knowledge* We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success - on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: us learn about you! Apply today. You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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