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Data Center Technician

Company: Genesis10
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Genesis10 is seeking a Data Center Technician for a contract position in Eagan, MN Description: This role provides on-site support for the provision and maintenance of DCS Information Technology (IT) services within the assigned Data Center environment. Serves as the first responder to investigate any issues or concerns relating to the Data Center systems. Activities typically include conducting fault diagnostics/rectifying hardware failures and network channel connectivity; installing, relocating, and decommissioning of DCS IT equipment (servers, switches, routers etc.); cable installation, hardware upgrades, and replacing failed components; and overall general maintenance & housekeeping of the DCS IT services. Responsibilities: Perform hardware installations (rack / stack) and cable installations (routing, terminating, structured cabling), including troubleshooting and testing. Perform hardware decommissions and cable removal. Coordinate DCS IT asset redundant power requirements with appropriate facilities staff to ensure proper load balance and fail-over capacity to avoid cascading failures. Prepare and coordinate incoming/outgoing shipments. Compare packing lists with purchase details to ensure accurate make, model, and quantities are received and processed. Perform remote hands support (e.g., power cycles, physical environment, and cabling inspections, swap out failed components, hardware upgrades, testing of copper and fiber cables, handling storage media, and enter troubleshooting commands). Grant site access to vendors and/or escort 3rd parties requiring Data Center access for approved activities and ensure their compliance with site standards. Carry out daily housekeeping checks of the data halls, and record findings. Support Service Management and related processes (e.g , Service Request, Incident, Change) by creating, updating, approving, and closing associated assigned tickets. Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are always prepared and used for all tasks undertaken completing safe working practices. Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks undertaken always completing safe working practices. Requirements: High school diploma/GED required; Associates Degree preferred. 2-4 years of experience in computer science, Management Information Systems, business management or a related field. Accredited training in the installation of copper and fiber structured cabling systems, preferred. Previous experience of using Remedy, DCIM tools and Client systems. Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees. Basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills. Ability to learn new technologies with an interest in expanding and applying this knowledge as new emerge. A good understanding of fault diagnostic techniques including the use of handheld test equipment. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. An understanding of the Data Center environment, and the working restrictions applicable to such environments. W2 Status: Only W2 candidates will be considered for this position. Benefits of Working with Genesis10: As a Genesis10 consultant, we are proud to offer access to the following benefits: Medical and dental insurance Bi-weekly payroll 401k plan Successful re-marketing program Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply! About Genesis10: Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement - project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at . "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V"

Keywords: Genesis10, St. Paul , Data Center Technician, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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