IMMEDIATE NEED!! Data Center Technician - Suwanee, GA
Global FinTech firm seeking a Data Center Technician for their growing DC team in Suwanee. Data Center Infrastructure Management personnel are critical to the success and support of the production computing environment at this Fortune500 firm. Immediate need for a technician to help with client circuit cutovers, modernization projects, Distributed hardware migration to Suwanee, hardware/trunk installation, and support/documentation of all equipment. This team currently supports (3) live production (US) data centers.
Supports data center availability and reliability requirements, identifies and eliminates sources of risk to increase availability of critical IT systems. Identify interdependencies between facility and IT infrastructures and collaborate with facility management to mitigate gaps in system redundancy. Ensure efficient power is distributed and proper ventilation and cooling within space. Maintains an in depth knowledge of data center environmental and infrastructure best practices. Creates and maintains appropriate infrastructure and connectivity documentation within applications such as MS Excel, MS Visio, Computer-aided Design (CAD) applications and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software.
Designs and documents complex infrastructure connectivity plans for multiple data centers using dark fiber, connectivity rooms, and mainframe and/or distributed technology servers to various client and/or company owned systems, while accounting for design aspects such as efficient cabling routes, power and/or HVAC availability/additional requirements. Determines the appropriate equipment specifications based on infrastructure requirements and evaluates potential/existing equipment specifications meet the requirements and ensure continued system availability and reliability. Reviews designs and documentation for basic to complex infrastructure connectivity plans created by less experienced team members and provide guidance as necessary. Provides team members with guidance regarding the application of industry best practices when developing infrastructure connectivity designs.
Completes the installation of infrastructure equipment, such as racks, cabinets, networking equipment, and completes cabling runs to include terminating cabling to the various types of system components.
Provides guidance and advice to less experienced team members during installations. Documents and reviews documentations of all infrastructure connections points and completes/maintains and reviews virtualization maps of data and power connections within DCIM software. Leads the coordination of the maintenance and repair of infrastructure components with vendors and internal maintenance/facility teams to ensure maximum system availability.
Ideal candidate has a mix of the following:
- 1+ year experience in Data Center operations
- Cabling (Cat 6, Fibers, etc..)
- Hardware knowledge - routers, switches, etc..
- MS Office Suite, Google Suite, Visio, AutoCad
- Cisco certification