Data Center Technician (Night Shift)

Employer
Amazon
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Data Center Technicians are Amazons front line in air-gapped AWS regions when it comes to handling the entire life cycle of a rack. This includes all tasks associated with planning and tracking capacity, rack deployment, rack cabling, hardware and software troubleshooting, and rack decommissioning. Our technicians have industry-leading technical abilities and demonstrate a breadth of knowledge while they: Take ownership of technical issues brought by their customer base, engaging other teams when needed to drive resolution Show a strong aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving Solve problems at their root and step back to understand the broader context Maintain service level agreements through the implementation of proactive issue detection and reporting Are biased to act in the absence of direction or support Improve effectiveness through process innovation BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Associate's degree in IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and work in cramped and/or elevated locations with or without reasonable accommodation This position requires that the candidate selected be a US citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Willing to work night shift Bachelors degree in IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience, plus two years of progressively responsible experience Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications Experience with CISCO, Jupiter and other commodity networking devices Experience working in a Data Center environment: racking & stacking equipment, cable management Ideal candidates need to be familiar with the following: *IT Hardware and concepts - RAID, SAN, x86 Architecture, SCSI *Linux Administration -Command Line Interface - Boot Process - GRUB/LILO - File Systems - Network device and protocol configuration - Directory Structure - Performance Management/Troubleshooting - Base Operating System Install - Scripting: Perl, Python, Bash - Core OS Services: ssh, telnet, ftp, nfs, dns, dhcp, samba, ldap, cvs *Networking - Protocols - OSI Model - Copper and Fiber Optic Testing and Cabling Standards Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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