Data Center Infrastructure

Employer
Ampcus Inc
Location
Sterling, VA
Posted
Jan 11, 2021
Closes
Jan 14, 2021
Ref
1611932247
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Ampcus Inc. is a Global leader in end-to-end IT Business Solutions and Services with latest technologies. We are listed among the top 50 fastest growing companies in USA. Ampcus Inc is currently hiring for Data Center Infrastructure based in Sterling VA for 11 Months Position. Job Title Data Center Infrastructure Locations Sterling VA Duration 11 Months Position Responsibilities include Data Center Infrastructure This role is part of a team responsible for the continuous operation and performance of our client's Data Centers. The person in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day support of server, network and storage components in the Data Center. This support includes chassis, module and power supply replacement during incidents, project engagements, RMA returns and maintenance activities. This position will ensure high quality service delivery through responsiveness to network, server and storage problems, crisis management, and adherence to service levels and network improvement initiatives. A person in this role is expected to respond to high impact issues on a 24x7 basis, participating in a rotating on call schedule with other team members, with work hour norms based on second or third shift. Specific areas of responsibility Responsible for the basic racking and installation of physical IT infrastructure equipment in the data center including Network, Telecommunications, Servers and Storage. Submit change control, manage problem tickets, schedule and coordinate repairs Be able to quickly obtain a basic understanding of our client network and SAN design, such that server, network and storage installations can be completed successfully and on time Participates in deploymentrelease activities for Data Center implementations and maintenance ensuring all change policies are followed Provide on-site support in the Data Center during incidents, RMA, project and maintenance activities. Provide tier II support for data and network, server and storage systems infrastructure. Participate in project implementation conference calls where and when needed. Be able to work off of pre-prepared cabling request sheets and checklists for the vendors Perform the installation of copper and fiber cabling for various open systems server and networking projects, including routing, labeling and adhering to cabling management standards. Checkout connectivity of newly installed hardware for acceptance into production. Maintain document appropriate surplus levels of fiber optic and copper jumper cables to maintain timely system installations. Provide planning and vendor oversight for server, network and storage change activity. Coordinating and manage cabling contractors to perform larger cabling activities Operate in accordance with business needs, priorities and SLAs Provide periodic performance reports for review with management providing input on improvements and quality initiatives. Participate in a 247 on-call rotation. Skills Diagnose, Repair and Support Diagnose and swap out defective equipment cables as necessary when trouble shooting. Be able to provide local hands and feet support being guided by others remotely. Diagnosing LAN, SAN and hardware related problems during equipment installations and break fix related activities. Be able to perform minimal required configuration of the OS required to hand over for remote support, such as remote hands, login, etc. Incident response and vendor management for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, breakfix and retirement of physical infrastructure on site Provide 3rd level physical hardware support for problems escalated by operations Arranging security clearanceaccess for site visits, for visitors and third party vendors Desirable Experience Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Analytical and problem-solving abilities. Hardware troubleshooting experience. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required. Able to follow directions and defined processes. Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations. Highly self-motivated. Keen attention to detail. Strong customer service orientation is a must. Requirements, Skills and Competencies Associates Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least 1 year experience in all phases of infrastructure network management or its equivalent in education and work experience. 1+ years of relevant experience with the principles of data center operations (day to day care and feeding of the servers, network and storage, such as power supply, fan and other component replacements) 1 + years prior experience with a large enterprise network and SAN, preferably in the healthcare sector. Knowledge of layer-23 network designs, protocols and exposure to SAN fiber channel. Knowledge of the configuration and support of vendor equipment such as Cisco, Juniper F5, Riverbed and Aruba. Cisco CCNA or CompTIA Network+A+ certifications a plus Solid understanding of data center cabling principles Linux and Windows basic touch experience preferable Willingness to learn and use DCIM system to document the data center Strong organization, problem solving and communication skills Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with team members, peers and vendors Understanding of basic Microsoft Suite applications Associates Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least 1 year experience in all phases of infrastructure network management or its equivalent in education and work experience. 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