Data Center Engineer

BIOS, Bash, Break/Fix, CAT6, CPU, Cables, Configuration, Firmware, FIT, Zabbix, Upgrades, JIRA, Hardware troubleshooting, IPMI, DCIM, Data centers, Secure Shell, Linux, Nagios, Operations, Optical fiber, RAID
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 6 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Title: Data Center Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Duration: 6+ Months C2H
 
This resource will be responsible for daily operations in the DC. Strong enterprise DC experience and culture fit are critical for this role due to the small team size.
 
International and domestic travel is required to DC sites, so the resource must have a passport and be comfortable with 10% travel&ast&ast&ast
 
Qualifications:
Knowledge of industry structured cabling standards and best-practices
Experience working with copper and fiber cables (CAT6, SFP+, QSFP+, LC, SC)
Shipping and receiving tickets to remote data centers
Inventory management at remote data center
At least 5 years on-prem large scale data center experience supporting the Data Center equipment and/or infrastructure (Power, Space, Cooling, Equipment)
Experience setting up RAID, IPMI, and BIOS configurations
Data center support including Rack and Stack, Cabling Infrastructure
Hands on experience building servers (bare metal chassis, adding motherboard, CPU,
RAM, drives, cables, etc.)
Remote-hands management
Break fix server expertise
Hardware experience (Supermicro, Arista, Juniper, Cisco)
Power consumption understanding (3-phase, single-phase, KW, KVA)
Basic linux understanding and experience (ssh, bash, scp, grep, awk)
 
Responsibilities:
Coordinate data center remote hands teams to perform various tasks. Including firmware and BIOS upgrades, IPMI configuration, hardware troubleshooting (i.e. PSU, RAM HD/SSD replacement)
Work with vendors to receive and verify new equipment for BOM’s
Configure and test management or IPMI controllers, burn-in process, racking, and cabling
Create data center diagrams and rack elevations
Travel to remote data centers to perform racks audits of legacy racks (trace cables from server LAN interface to switch port
Importing spreadsheets using GitHub in to our DCIM (Netbox, previously Device42)
Maintain an updated inventory of spare parts and accessories at each data center
Standardized documents, references, and procedures that explain common recurring tasks in data centers
Work within multiple Jira projects to complete and assign tasks
Open tickets for shipping and receiving equipment to and from remote data centers
Point of contact for any data center hardware related (DC sites, vendors,)
 
Desired Tools and Skillset:
DCIM
Zabbix/Nagios
Jira
Confluence
GitHub
Google Sheets/Docs
Lucid Chart

Posted By

Raj Kiran

3875 Hopyard Rd Suite 325 Pleasanton, CA, 94588

Dice Id : 10230516
Position Id : 6529383
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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