Datacenter Technician

Swift Tecnosol
  • Saudi Arabia-Other
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 4-7 years
  • 01 Sep 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

- Perform 24x7 shifts for data centers. Handle incidents and ensure safety requirements are met. Monitor environmental, power, and server hardware. Handle cabling tasks for copper and fiber. Control access into the data centers, ensure work permits are issued, and material gate passes. Install equipment in racks, manage capacity planning, and document changes.

- Physical Set-up of all devices. Responsible for racking all servers and devices throughout the Data Center, including running all cable, power and KVM, and removing all the above when a server is decommissioned.

- Responsible for all Win Tel /Linux servers break/fix throughout the Data Center when hardware failures occur by helping them troubleshoot issues and sending the appropriate hardware in coordination with the Vendor.

- Basic operating system installations and server configurations.

- Proactive Monitoring and recording of facility security, HVAC, Fire Detection and Suppression Systems, Temperature, Humidity and critical power systems.

- Ensuring that the Data Center is secure at all times. DC technician will ensure all visitors are signed in and escorted at all times while in the Data Centers.

- Perform other various misc. operational duties as per the SOP approved by the data center manager

- Copper (UTP/STP) and Fiber cabling as per the TIA standards (like TIA 942)

- Preparing the end of shift reports for the data center

- Willing to work a flexible shift including nights and weekends, and participate in an on call rotation.

Required Education / Qualification

- Data Center Operations, HVAC, Cabling, Electrical, Server Hardware, Monitoring. BS or diploma in computer science, engineering, IT, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering, is required.

- Should be able to co-ordinate the day to day activities and preventive maintenance with the facility team and IT staff as per the instructions of the data center manager

- Should have good experience with communications circuits and Ethernet cabling (structured copper cabling and fiber optic cables)

- Intermediate knowledge of Windows 2003/2008 and Unix/Linux configuration and troubleshooting.

- Proficient in MS Office 2003/2007

- Basic knowledge of electrical and mechanical components like Online Double Conversion UPS, medium voltage circuits and chilled water cooled HVAC systems.

- A+ certification is desired

- APC infrastructure experience is desired but not required

- 3-4 years.

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Datacenter Management Datacentre Unix Linux

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