Data Center Hardware Technicians Linux Unix Bash or Shell Scripting

Bash, Data centers, Hardware technician, Hardware, Korn shell, Linux, Networking, Operating systems, Scripting, Shell scripting, Unix
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 12 Months
$ - $
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Data Center Hardware Technicians  Linux Unix  Bash or Shell  Scripting     

My name is Bill Stevens and I have three new twelve month plus Data Center Hardware Technician opportunities for a major firm in Orangeburg, New York and Dayton, New Jersey that could be of interest to you, please review my specification below and I am available at any time to speak with you so please feel free to call me at 9 7 3 - 7 3 2 - 5 4 5 4  x 2 1. 

These roles are for entry to junior level experienced candidates.

All candidates are required to work third shift, second shift and rotating weekends.

This position will start off as remote with the exception of training, once the shelter in place laws are 100% lifted the ideal candidate will be required to be onsite in Dayton, New Jersey or Orangeburg, New York as per the client requirements.   

Due to client confidentiality please call me for the w-2 and contract rates.

The firms data centers serve the dynamic, market driven work load of the firms global customers via many thousands of servers, network devices and connections.

You will add computer capacity to match customer demand, oversee all facets of equipment installation and cable planning.

Responsible for the quality of the data center service at all times.

Monitor, assess, respond and escalate issues in order to maintain infrastructure reliability and resilience.

Follow, create and improve maintenance and troubleshooting processes.

Drive data center stability through awareness, focus and collaboration. This role is a rich opportunity to support data center stability while building broad operational skills.

Awareness, focus and collaboration are needed in this role along with a desire for continuous learning and diligence.

Job Shifts:

Third Shift, (Overnight), second shift (afternoon) and first shift (day), along with rotating weekend hours.

Learn and understand the data center site in order to manage events that put our critical systems at risk

Organize people, communication and knowledge to support problem follow-up and data center activity

Perform activity impact and risk assessment along with service notification at the appropriate level of awareness

Maintain accuracy of documentation and recorded details of physical assets and connections

Detect, investigate, and drive operating system issues affecting production equipment availability

Perform hardware level activity including investigation, maintenance and repair of server, network components and data cabling

Develop familiarity with the critical systems at each data center in order to provide a high level response and escalation

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

Linux/Unix knowledge sufficient to identify and interrogate system hardware, review system logs, report on file systems, and manipulate files

Ability to prioritize work including active data center service and projects in flight

Knowledge of Layer 2 and 3 network concepts

Desire to learn and take ownership of personal development

Passion for educating others and improving our team capabilities

Have the ability to communicate timely and concise information to various teams throughout the firms engineering department at the appropriate level of detail

Eagerness to remediate issues in the physical space including airflow, power alarms, equipment serviceability, and cabling

Hands-on experience replacing server and network hardware

Familiarity with reporting tools such Grafana or Splunk or similar tools

Awareness and some exposure to scripting (Either Bash, Korn Shell, Perl or Python.)

Networking experience with some knowledge of Cisco, or IOS or JunOS (Juniper)

Those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply, sponsorship for this role is not available at this time.

The interview process will include an initial telephone screening and then a WebEx or Zoom interview.

Please let me know your interest for this position, availability to interview and start for this position along with a copy of your recent resume or please feel free to call me at any time with any questions.   


Bill Stevens

Director of Technical Recruiting

PRI Technology

Denville, New Jersey  07834  

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Dice Id : 10124617
Position Id : PRI-DCHW-JY
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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