Data Center Technician

Employer
GDH Consulting
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Data Center TechnicianThe Data Center Technician will own and maintain the operation of a data center and its core, the facility. Responsible for day to day maintenance activities. Work with our client's teams for capacity upgrades, site turn ups and commissioning. The ideal candidate will have experience installing racks, cabinets and pulling cables in a ladder rack environment. Experience in detailed record keeping and maintaining an operations database is a plus. Essential Job Functions:Perform and manage preventative maintenance tasksAssure security of the facilities. Manage access to vendors and contractorsPerform installation of network equipment (rack, stack and cabling) Building custom cages and have a great knowledge of (power) tools for installation. Removing this same equipment when decommissionedMonitor facilities for power, cooling and other capacity needsUsing Power Tools and installing cages and cabinetsTest and turn up circuits. From DS0 - DS3(T1-T3) and Fiber Optics (OC)Building and crimping custom cables (eg Ethernet) as requiredPerform basic system administration tasks under direction from Network Operations CentersTroubleshoot and verify existing network equipment and infrastructurePerform Methods of Procedure during the maintenance windowWork schedule from 2pm to 10pm with on-call coverage rotationProvide feedback on and refinement of data center operational processesCreate and / or update as-built site documentationStrong written and verbal communications skills Intermediate RequiredMaintain Standards of a SSAE 16, PCI-DSS and FISMA Compliant Data CenterInterested candidates please send resume in Word format to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Please reference job code 32740 when responding to this ad.GDH Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, GDH Consulting, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.