Data Center Technician


Amerikaans softwarebedrijf

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  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent work experience
  • Min 1 years of experience in IT Infrastructure support, server administration and data centre M&E equipment
  • Demonstrated examples of a drive to dig into the details of a system or process to solve customer problems
  • Experience working in a mission critical operations environment
  • The position has a physical component requiring the ability to lift up to 25Kg and may require working in cramped spaces or elevated locations
  • Ability to speak confidently & communicate clearly in a virtual environment
  • English is must and Dutch is preferred
  • Strong Adherence to process and be process champion (including drafting new processes or challenging shortcomings in existing)
  • Excellent communication skills (oral & written), ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Ability to work productively in remote cross-functional teams
  • resourcefully and independently, highly service-oriented, reliable, responsible, self-motivated

Achtergrond opdracht

An Oracle-NetSuite Data Center Technician will be the technical liaison between the technology teams and the Data Center Environment. You are able to troubleshoot and solve hardware issues. As a skilled troubleshooter on a wide range of technical environments and systems, you understand which issues to escalate to the appropriate resolver groups. You create and maintain documentation on hardware technologies you support. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. You know how to innovate to best serve your clients but also know how to take direction when it is given, paying attention to all details involved. You would also be expected to improve some of the processes and introduce automation with aim towards simplification. You are able to execute small projects on your own and work with your manager in planning and executing larger local projects. This position involves working on shift rotation including standby. Employment for all candidates is contingent upon satisfactory background checks.

Nice to Have Skills:
· Linux
· scripting
· Basic networking knowledge.

Required systems & hardware expertise

  • Systems administration (Linux and/or Windows Servers)
  • Hardware repair, diagnosis & break / fix
  • IT Hardware Concepts
  • Base Operating System Installs and configuration
  • Act as data centre SME liaison to other technical teams & non-technical teams (e.g networking, compute, compliance, business operations)
  • Participate in the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all production server hardware, software
  • Receive/ship data center equipment, System board level repair and fault diagnosis to SLAs
  • Planning & commissioning new rack positions
  • Involvement with the design & commissioning of new whitespaces
  • Structured cabling installation is a significant part of this position
  • Keep up with the latest technologies and be apply to apply them appropriately
  • Adherence to defined Health & Safety processes at all times
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team without friction

Required Data Centre experience

  • Thorough understanding of data centre design, incl. electrical/cooling plant & operation 
  • Airflow management
  • Rack, stack equipment
  • Strong structured cabling skills on fibre & copper (e.g looming, term & test)

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply if they can demonstrate interest and knowledge in the position and a willingness to learn on the job

Opdracht informatie

Please send us asap your recent CV + a cover letter for this role (both in English) together with your availability/planned vacations and all-in hourly rate VAT (BTW) excluded.

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