Data Center Engineer

United States, New York City, NY
Job ID: 1756

Job Description

Our client is one of the most innovative, disruptive hedge funds of the century. They're looking to hire a Data Center Engineer to perform rack and stack work and logistical work in their regional data centers in the NY/NJ metro area.

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will rack and cable servers and networking equipment; and measure, install, dress, and label copper and fibre cabling. You can also expect to troubleshoot equipment failures, and install and configure replacements.
  • In addition to the technical tasks, you will be responsible for shipping and receiving, inventory, organization, cleanliness, and supplies within the data center. You will coordinate the logistics of shipping and receiving server, network, and telecommunications equipment, and you will maintain the inventory for servers, cabling, optics, and network equipment. You will also supervise vendors and tradespeople when they are working in the data center.

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • 6-12 months of Data Center experience is ideal, but technical curiosity and willingness to learn are essential
  • Self-driven, independent individual
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability of analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of networks, Linux, and Windows
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and climb ladders to install cabling and equipment
  • Can work a flexible schedule, typically noon to 9PM, and occasionally weekends

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