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Data Center Lab Manager

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Working Title: Data Center Lab Manager

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Information Technology Services

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-01-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Information Technology Services has an exciting Data Center Lab Manager opening. The Data Center Lab Manager will manage operations of the ITS Data Centers and all of the physical infrastructures within, ensuring security, reliability, and performance of the managed data center.

Responsibilities encompass day-to-day operational activities, operations of the infrastructure technologies and data center services. Task to include physical network support, installations, operations, maintenance, training, and problem resolution. Receive direction from the Data Center Director and ITS Management. Assist with the design, development and implementation of infrastructure systems. Support the design and development of configurations and system integration procedures. Interface with management and outside vendors concerning the infrastructure, network, and facilities, as appropriate. Demonstrate leadership and direction within the Data Centers Services technical team.

Minimum Qualifications:
- At least 3 years experience working in medium and large data center environments.
- At least 3 years experience with Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
- At least 3 years experience implementing and maintaining large cabling infrastructures.
- Detailed knowledge of modern data center best practices.
- Detailed knowledge of common data center cabling components and their associated constraints.
- Knowledge of Network, Storage and Server infrastructures.
- Ability to create and implement software and/or hardware solutions for technical challenges within the Data Center environment.
- Proven ability to lead a Data Center team.
- Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with customers, internal suppliers, and external vendors.
- Ability to gather data on operational issues, define alternative approaches and implement corrective action.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working with telecommunications vendors on installation and maintenance of customer premise equipment.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624185. Complete an application, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

For questions regarding the position or application process contact Chris Black at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Detailed knowledge of modern data center best practices.

Detailed knowledge of common data center cabling components and their associated constraints.

Knowledge of Network, Storage and Server infrastructures.

Ability to create and implement software and/or hardware solutions for technical challenges within the Data Center environment.

Proven ability to lead a Data Center team.

Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with customers, internal suppliers, and external vendors.

Ability to gather data on operational issues, define alternative approaches and implement corrective action.

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Posted: 12/1/2018
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