Data Center Technicians, 24705

Location Sterling, VA
Date Posted July 28, 2018
Category Data Center
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Position Title: Data Center Technician

Location: Sterling, VA

Length: 5 Month Contract

Pay Rate: 20hr – 25hr (Negotiable based off experience)

Overview:

As a Data Center Technician, you are a primary resolver for your support team, and are skilled at troubleshooting one or more operating systems. You are able to troubleshoot and solve all but the most complex infrastructure issues. You create and maintain documentation on technologies you support and are able to convey SOPs to junior staff.

Our client is flexible on the technical background they are seeking in these candidates. The standard qualifications are below, however, anyone that has worked hands on replacing and repairing computer hardware (e.g. RAM, CPU, Motherboard, Hard Drives, etc.), and has an overall passion for IT, should apply.

Basic Qualifications:

Ideal candidates need to be familiar with the following:

• IT Hardware Concepts:
o RAID
o SAN
o x86 Architecture
o SCSI

• Linux/Unix Administration:
o Boot Process
o GRUB/LILO
o File Systems
o Network device and protocol configuration
o Directory Structure
o Performance Management/Troubleshooting
o Base Operating System Install
o Scripting: Perl, Python, Bash
o Core OS Services: ssh, telnet, ftp, nfs, dns, dhcp, samba, ldap, cvs

• Networking Protocols (OSI Model)

• Copper/Fiber Optic Testing/Cabling Standards

* Hands-on experience with one or more of the following hardware platforms (e.g. Dell, HP, ZT, Foxconn, Super Micro, SGI etc. – Dell or HP is a plus)

• Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications is a plus.

• Previous experience working in a Data Center environment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, hot & cold aisle containment, server repair).

• All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and their own vehicle. Travel between sites/locations during the workday may occur.

Physical Requirements for the Data Center:

• Walk jobsites in uneven terrain.
• Regularly walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds; and participate in group lifts for 40 pounds or more.
• Carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds for short distances.
• Work shifts longer than eight hours in duration.
• Respond to off hour emergency calls.
• Coordinate body movements when using tools or equipment
• Reach and stretch to position equipment and fixtures while maintaining balance
• Occasional bending or twisting of the body
• Perform physical tasks all day without becoming overly tired
• Use hands to manipulate small wires and objects
• Apply muscular force quickly to objects and equipment
• Push or pull heavy objects into position
• Work in a noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions.
• Occasional work in tight and/or narrow spaces, such as under raised floors

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.

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