Data Center Operator

Calance US
Aurora, CO
Apr 02, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
We are hiring a Data Center Operator for a Contract position in Aurora, CO

Data Center Operator

This position provides technical customer support for computer systems. This position implements and maintains data center infrastructures and monitors critical system. Position ensures tape back-ups; installs, configures, troubleshoots, and supports multi-platform racking and cabling servers.

Monitor physical environment of Data Center
Respond to, resolve, and document issues impacting the physical infrastructure of the data center
Monitor electrical, HVAC, and other critical support systems; follow appropriate response, troubleshooting, or escalation procedures
Monitor critical systems such as servers, applications, and hardware; respond to issues in defined response time expectations.
Understand system dependencies and apply critical thinking to resolution steps
Install new server hardware or other equipment by racking, cabling, and labeling equipment
Install server operating systems per documented process
Configure and troubleshoot hardware, storage, back-ups; implement recovery steps for data restore and retrieval
Troubleshoot and upgrade hardware on existing servers; replace hard drives, power supplies, and RAM
Monitor inventory for servers, components, and cables
Document processes and procedures; maintain records for system operations, task lists, problems and resolution updates
Support release process via change management requests
Manage outages and incidents per documented process.
Update both IT and Business teams appropriately and timely during outages per documented procedures.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to:
Work overtime with little or no notice as needed
Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed
Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures
Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position

High school degree or equivalent required
Associate's degree in computer science or information technology preferred
Minimum of two (2) years' data center experience required
Demonstrated understanding of data centers, routers, and firewalls required
Demonstrated understanding of computers, hardware, and software preferred
Experience with ticketing systems preferred
OS and/or hardware certifications preferred
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required; basic proficiency in Unix, Linux, Windows, Network or Database Administration preferred

Company Description
Calance is a recognized leader in providing top-tier Information Technology professionals across North America. With over 25 years of experience recruiting professionals ranging from Programmers to CIOs, Calance provide valuable staffing solutions for short and long term projects, as well as your permanent hiring needs. Our professionals are experts at helping organizations realize their information technology goals by selecting the best talent for each project or position.

Calance helps clients respond quickly to economic, strategic or technological changes by utilizing a flexible workforce. We offer highly-skilled professional IT consultants on a temporary or project basis. Consultants are employees of Calance while on assignment for the client, allowing for cost savings, risk management and operational benefits.

Calance's Contract-to-Hire option allows an IT organization to evaluate an individual before making a decision to bring them on as a full-time employee. Depending on the length of the temporary assignment, placement fees are waived or reduced.

Calance realizes that IT organizations often have needs for talented people to fill specific roles and that filling those needs can be challenging. Our highly experienced Account Managers and recruiting staff work closely with our clients to determine the desired skills, background and traits required for the position.

We apply our unique recruiting methodology to locate and recruit the most highly qualified candidates to match the requirements of your full-time employee position. Calance can assist in every step of the hiring process, from determining the exact job requirements to final negotiations, to help bring on-board the candidates you need.

Aurora, CO


Sat, 1 Apr 2017 09:24:38 PDT