Vacancy - Data Centre Support Engineer - ExcelRedstone

Vacancy – Data Centre Support Engineer.

The Data Centre Support Engineer is required to deliver a Moves, Adds and Changes service within a client data centre.

The position is very Customer Oriented and requires a strong focus on customer requirements.

The commitment to providing a High Quality service to meet the demands of a strict process driven environment is essential.
The successful applicant will be required to work on 24 x 7 x 365 shift basis. Reports to the Data Centre Supervisor.

Vacancy: Data Centre Support Engineer | Location: Basingstoke | Posted: 14 February 2018

Role and responsibilities:

  • Manage third party vendors within a large data centre to ensure compliance with change control, specification and quality standards.
  • Manage Data Centre access for all users.
  • Change Control Management.
  • Decommissioning of redundant equipment and cabling.
  • Installation of new cabling and cable management within a Date Centre Environment.
  • Installation of new server racks.
  • Rack and stack servers and other network hardware.
  • Management and Tracking of assets.
  • Compliance with ExcelRedstone and Client Health & safety Procedures.
  • Compliance with Manufacturers, ExcelRedstone and Clients Quality Standards.
  • Compliance to Clients and Support Services approved processes.

Relevant experience and training

  • Experience working in Voice and Data Cabling environment.
  • Experience in a Moves Adds and Changes environment (some in an Operational Data Centre).
  • Thorough understanding of modern computer network infrastructure.
  • Thorough understanding and practical experience of fibre and copper voice and data cabling including terminating, test equipment, test parameters and test techniques.
  • Good Knowledge of Rack and Stack of Server Hardware and Rack and Stack Systems.
  • Good technical knowledge of managing server systems.
  • Good knowledge of Data Centre Operation and Management Procedures.
  • Good knowledge of Remedy and Asset Point (Or other Process and Asset Management Tools).
  • Good knowledge of Server Patching.
  • Knowledge of LAN / WAN and Active devices.
  • Good Knowledge of Change control in a Data Centre Environment.
  • Able to use Fluke Hand Held Testers.
  • Able to use a light Source and Power Meter.

Preferred but not Essential:

  • CCNA Qualified.
  • CNCI Qualified.
  • Practical experience of Intelligent Infrastructure Management.

To apply for this role send a covering letter with your CV to

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