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Job Number: 1242474
Job Title: Data Center Operations Technician
Job Type: Contract
Location: Chicago, IL
Post Date: Jun 19 2019
Salary: DOE
Detailed Job Description:
The Data Center Technician will report to the Manager of Data Center Operations and has responsibility for ensuring effective installation as well as maintenance and troubleshooting of production equipment for maximum uptime. The candidate should have at least 1-2 years working in data center, and should be very familiar with data center operation procedures and work environments.

You will be part of a support team responsible for basic hardware issues pertaining to enterprise servers, network switch and firewall gear as well as copper and fiber cabling. Commitment to excellence, attention to detail and organizational skills are critical components for this job. Flexibility and responsiveness to changing situations will be required. You will need to understand and be able to solve a wide array of problems with all types of data center hardware and software on the fly, or in an emergency.
Required Skills:
Install servers and network equipment into cabinets and racks
CAT6, single-mode, and multi-mode fiber cabling installations and support
Troubleshoot layer 1, 2, and 3 LAN connections using Fluke testing equipment
Assigning IPÃâs from IP database tool
Configure and troubleshoot basic network switch ports for new hosts using Cisco IOS and Nexus platforms
Break/Fix hardware maintenance on mission critical systems (BIOS updates, hard drives, memory, RAID controller)
Cabinet power load and consumption measurements
Inventory control for servers, components and cables using DCIM software
Use of an automated ticket system to organize work requests
Planning and coordination of equipment migrations and new equipment installations
Develop detailed documentation of operations, best practices, and procedures
Proactively and independently work on projects as needed
24 x 7 technical support for the data center
Receive and ship inventory as required

Must have one of the following professional IT certifications: ICND1 or 2, CCNA Data Center, RHCSA, MCSE or working equivalent
Must have 1-2 years of working experience in data center facilities and infrastructure including power, cabling, and rack management design
Must have Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or a related field
Working knowledge of networking, server and cable hardware
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