Data Center Technician

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Job Description

Requisition Number: 77430

As a Data Center Technician at Insight Enterprises, you will enter a high-energy and tech savvy world. We are looking for someone who has exceptional interpersonal skills, is customer service focused, and has a proven track record of working with best in class Data Center hardware.

This position is 2nd shift, Monday thru Friday (with an occasional Saturday as needed). You will be working with the latest datacenter technologies in a very active environment, our customer has 3,000 servers / routers / switches that get replaced every 18-months to stay on top of the tech in the industry.

This is 6+ month contract with goal of becoming a permanent hire. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging position, and have the skill sets below we would love to speak with you!

What you'll need to join Insight:
  • 5+ years' experience in working with co-locations and datacenters
  • Solid understanding of server hardware installation of (HP, Dell, Supermicro, others), network hardware (Cisco, Arista, Metamako, Raritan), server/network appliances (FSMLabs Grandmasters, Novasparks, others), storage hardware (EMC/Dell, Isilon, Avere, others), smart electrical hardware / PDUs.
  • Basic understanding of electrical and datacenter safety - candidate should know how to work safe within a datacenter.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage and execute tasks given on a daily basis via a ticketing system.
  • Ability to perform basic infrastructure troubleshooting, including using light meters, cable testers, OTDR, etc.
  • Hard worker and self-motivator with the ability to work under fast paced and stressful environment at times.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Windows 7/Windows 10/XP and related Office applications.
  • Ability to work 40+ hours a week and 2nd shift M-F plus Saturdays if scheduled to do so.
  • Understanding of inventory control via excel, documentation or HP Asset Manager software.
  • DWDM wiring and testing.
  • Must be able to lift 70-lbs on their own
  • Must be able to climb racks (tall racks in use at Client's Location)
  • Must be able to perform in Extremely fast paced environments with little to no down time
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be able to work with minimal guidance

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here .

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 21 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $9.2 billion in revenue in 2018*
  • Ranked #430 on the 2019 Fortune 500, #14 on the 2019 CRN Solution Provider 500
  • 2019 Adobe Americas Partner of the Year, 2019 Cisco Global-Americas Partner of the Year, 2019 Intel IoT Solutions Partner of the Year, Microsoft U.S. Azure Partner Choice Award for Data/AI, Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider
  • Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology, #70 on the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and #7 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2019 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

* Proforma to include PCM, Inc. for fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2018

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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Company Information

Insight is a Fortune 500 global company that continually transforms. It’s a place of tremendous opportunity. At Insight, you have a chance to grow your career and, in doing so, enable transformation of yourself and our clients’ businesses. We provide smart, cutting-edge technology solutions for global organizations of all sizes in four Insight Intelligent Technology™ solution areas: Cloud + Data Center Transformation, Connected Workforce, Digital Innovation and Supply Chain Optimization

Dice Id : 40001004
Position Id : 77430
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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