Experis is helping their client in Santa Clara find a Senior IT Data Center Operations Analyst for a contract role. No remote is available. USC and GC welcome to apply.
ACCOUNTABILITIES Periodic inspections of assigned data centers to ensure policies are being upheld Responsible for floor space allocations and related rack and rack peripheral infrastructure build out to accommodate hardware installations and moves Responsible for generating and communicating Data Center metrics Responsible for management of data center operationsowned inventory Communicates provisions of data center policies and standards to the corporation and facilitates customer understanding of processes and procedures Plans and coordinates with various cross-functional teams and vendors to ensure present and future capacity/scalability RESPONSIBILITIES Team/project leader on one or more initiatives or projects Play a proactive role in developing and applying new approaches to data center management Provides limited guidance and leadership to lower level team members; develops and conducts technical training programs Supports multiple activities related to the Data Center infrastructure Performs data analysis and provides recommendations in presentation format in support of IT projects Evaluates implemented solutions and practices, identifies opportunities and recommends solutions for continuous improvements Performs a variety of complex tasks with regards to the development of processes, procedures, automation tool implementation, and deployment of software tools Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of information systems technology Works with users, cross-functional technical staffs and all levels of management to translate requirements into documented processes and procedures Acts as liaison with other cross-functional groups and management personnel to ensure accuracy and timeliness of production and non-production activities Provides operational support for data backups and specific software products and tools deployed within data center
IT Data Center Operations
The candidate is expected to have very good hands-on knowledge and experiences in datacenter structured cabling, rack integration and assembly, familiarity with the standards followed in datacenter in terms of power, cooling and cabling.
Flawless deployment of all data center hardware, including rack mounting and cabling of network and server infrastructure.
Structured cabling of power, copper, and fiber network connections.
Configure and test all hardware for deployment to local and remote sites
Prepare pallets and supporting documentation (including waybill and export paperwork) for international shipment.
Work with our datacenter providers and internal engineering teams to optimize for creating as quick and efficient of a turn-up process as possible; maintain a positive overall relationship with our global vendors. Ideally this would also include a basic proficiency in coding/scripting to develop tools to help with our daily workflow.
Work with our network and systems engineering teams around turning up new datacenter locations and incremental rack-level infrastructure, as well as troubleshooting physical server hardware and network devices.
Ability to lift IT equipment, some of which may exceed (40) lbs per unit.
Datacenter, Computer Science, or Information Technology education or background required. We are looking for an individual with basic subject-matter experience, though we will provide extensive training around the Packet hardware platform and specific areas of responsibility.
Linux systems administration and scripting experience is a plus.
Optical network troubleshooting (e.g. use of a light meter and OTDR/OSA) and
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)