Data Centre Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 1803

Job Description

This global markets exchange requires an exceptional Data Centre Engineer to join their team in-and-close-to London. In this position, you can expect responsibilities such as:

  • DC operations, equipment installations and other changes
  • Hardware maintenance swap out and work with vendors to replace faulty components
  • Support Network and Systems engineers with DC work as needed
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date documentation
  • Work with other engineers and on delivering various projects to the right standard
  • Help managed and plan DC based projects as required
  • Carry out extensive fibre testing and process the results

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Experience doing data centre work, equipment and cabling installations
  • Strong familiarity with fibre based cabling standards and installations
  • Rigours and detailed oriented approach to complicated tasks
  • Experience doing server configuration via ILO or similar
  • Understanding of network equipment and protocol fundamentals
  • Good working knowledge of Linux & Windows operating systems and using troubleshooting tools
  • Analytical problem solver, plans and prioritises to work efficiently
  • Self-starter, able to take on projects, plan and manage time, delivery and expectations
  • Able to work out of hours and in some case on weekends as needed
  • Able to use ticketing systems consistently and follow defined standards
  • Knowledge of change control systems and related working restrictions

Desirable, non-essential skills:

  • Familiarity with change control systems and related working restrictions
  • Experience managing projects and working with multiple stakeholders
  • Able to keep multiple plates spinning and maintain control over larger projects
  • Knows what good looks like, has a culture of excellence and improvement
  • Experience of dealing with multiple suppliers and vendors
  • Experience of troubleshooting fibre and copper cabling systems and using appropriate test equipment
  • Knowledge of hardware and software issues related to DC work

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