Data Center Engineer

Posted: 2 months ago

Working within their clients various Data Centers in New Jersey, the role holder will be responsible for the physical build and maintenance of our environment. Working closely with Network and Systems engineering team, Project Management and client Service Delivery functions to ensure prompt delivery of all projects. A key requirement of this job is flexibility with a non-office based position. you will travel between data centers in New Jersey (and occasionally beyond) the other key requirement you be expected to work in short noitce, night hours (including some weekends).

Responsibilities includes:
* Equipment Rack and Stack
* Cable, Label & terminate fiber or copper network cabling
* Assist with the diagnosis of hardware and software
* Perform cabinet/cage audits
* Blade/Card, Memory, Hard Drive, and Transceiver installations or removal
* Testing and troubleshooting of copper and fiber optic circuits
* Perform migrations of equipment, power, or networking devices
* Shipping and Receiving of packages in Office and co-locations
* Receive, log, and store internal packages
* Help Security administer access for internal and external customers
* Receive, install, and test cross connects (copper/fiber)
* Provide timely updates using a computer based ticketing system
* Perform and document inventory verification/counts and rack elevation
* Monitor and report on power utilization in co-locations, Power cycling of equipment
* Maintain overall Data Centre cleanliness and appearance
* Work flexible shift schedules including rotational on-call coverage
* Report to the facility within a 1 hour average for emergency outage assistance

Experience Requirements
* 3+ years of experience in Telecommunications or Data Centre related field
* In depth knowledge of Telecom structured cabling standards
* In depth knowledge of network device / server deployment
* In depth knowledge of DCO standards and operations
* Ability to legally work within the United Kingdom
* 3+ years use of industry standard test equipment
* Effective organizational skills and high attention to detail
* Building Management System and Branch Circuit Monitoring experience
* Strong troubleshooting skills
* Professional business communication and interpersonal skills
* Mission Critical Data Centre Facility Maintenance

Physical demands of the position include:
* Lift and handle up to 50 pounds
* Bend, stoop, and stretch as required for placement and retrieval of network devices, materials, or equipment
* Work under a raised data center floor
* Climb ladders (up to a 16 feet) to reach plenum spa