Data Center Engineer

Chicago, IL 60661

Posted: 02/06/2019 Category: Network/Systems Job Number: 11397

Our Client is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm.

They are currently looking for a Data Center Engineer  to cover the Chicago metro area and assist with managing the architecture and operations of our data centers in that region.  This person will also occasionally provide support for other regions as needed. 

What you’ ll be working on:
  • Maintaining integrity of global data centers
  • Racking and cabling servers and other equipment
  • Performing network infrastructure cabling
  • Setting standards of excellence for all data center operations
  • Participating in expansion planning for all client data centers
  • Monitoring environmental conditions of all data centers
  • Maintaining documentation within DCIM tool
  • Maintaining optimal A/C and power conditions for data centers and facilities
  • Performing Windows & Linux server administration

What’ s required:
  • 3+ years of hands-on data center engineering experience
  • Previous experience doing network infrastructure cabling
  • Familiarity with HP, IBM, and Dell Servers, Blades, SAN and Cisco equipment
  • Previous experience working with backup software
  • Previous hands-on Windows and Linux server administration experience preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with internal team members and external vendors
  • Must be a team player and self-starter
  • Strong documentation skills to capture architecture details, procedures, and other relevant data
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Regular local travel (approximately 75% of the time); occasional international travel
  • Must have valid driver’ s license

 
DCIM, Cabling, Automation, racking servers, and switches

Evan Pollock

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