Data Centre Job Description

Data Centre Job Description

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Data centre provides installation, maintenance and support of Network Hardware in a Data Centre environment, from a variety of vendors including Juniper, Cisco, Linux, HP & IBM.

Data Centre Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reports and escalate any operational issues to JP Operation Manager in a timely manner
Managing and reviewing vendors invoices
Change management responsibilities, ensure all change procedures are followed properly, generate documentation and reporting
Vendor management – Liaise with third party service providers ensuring compliance with Health & Safety requirements and that the designated Key Performance Indicators and SLA’s are met or exceeded
Oversee regular and ad-hoc M&E maintenance activities within the data centers and ensure all risks are appropriately identified, mitigated and effectively communicated
Monitor and report on data center energy consumption and utilization
Provide end-to-end oversight of the Data centres Asset provisioning workflow working closely with trusted service provider on execution of planned work in the data centres and critical sites, co-locations enable prioritization when needed
Develop and deliver strategies and solutions for managing data centre raised floor facilities critical sites
Support the strategy and solutions set by the engineering team related to airflow management
Plan and forecast the movement of equipment into and out of the raised floor

Data Centre Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Data Centre

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, CCNA, PMP, PSP, CPP, V3, AWS, RHCP, CCNP, ISO9001

Education for Data Centre

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the data centre job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Business, Information Systems, Technical, Electrical Engineering, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Leadership

Skills for Data Centre

Desired skills for data centre include:

Position and a willingness to learn on the job – gap year students also considered
Datacentre environments
AWS products: EC2
EBS
Data Centre Ecosystem
S3
Network architecture and protocols
Chillers
Microsoft Office
Channel partners

Desired experience for data centre includes:

Technical selling experience in cloud solutions, SaaS, or IaaS strongly preferred
Knowledge of Data Centre Architectures and Services incorporating Application Networking Services, Data Centre Switching, Servers, Storage, and Cloud Orchestration and Automation technologies
Oversee the performance of his/her team
Due to the 24x7 operation of the facility, must be able to work a flexible work schedule
10 years relevant IT experience, of which a minimum of 3 years is in managing people and IT operations
Experience managing and supervising projects to deliver on-time results whilst managing risks, costs and suppliers

Data Centre Examples

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Data Centre Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a data centre. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for data centre
  • Participate in IT Facilities Management projects
  • Maintains process documents
  • Conduct quarterly and annual Data Centre raised floor security audits and manage the approval process
  • Design and implementation for Data Centre Projects, Office Fit-outs, cabling systems and equipment housing regionally
  • Review of Architectural & Engineering Drawings pertaining to Data Center & Office construction and fit-outs
  • Coordinate physical delivery of carrier services into data center facilities
  • Physical Access Control
  • Break fix and
  • The successful applicant will be required to work on a 16 x 5.5 shift basis with rotating on-call responsibilities
  • Logistics tasks including deliveries of equipment and storeroom management
Qualifications for data centre
  • ITIL process knowledge (ITIL citified an advantage)
  • Strong people management with 'hands on' approach
  • Ability to define and obtain adoption of new process
  • Ability to produce accurate and complete documentation in a timely manner
  • Degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent
  • 10-12 years' experience with P & L responsibility
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Data Centre Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of data centre. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for data centre
  • Ensure effective communication channels with other technology groups, project managers and systems integrators
  • Ensure that the service incidents and requests are being fulfilled and resolved in a timely manner
  • Effectively operate processes for IT Datacenter Operations and drive continuous improvement for the data center service
  • Be the technical liaison between partner and internal project teams
  • Conduct strategic reviews of existing IT infrastructure, cloud application and security investments for customers
  • Develop technology strategies and plans to address clients' business challenges
  • Document technical use cases and perform features mapping
  • Identify, conceptualize, design, and document customer IT infrastructure and cloud application initiatives
  • Develop technical roadmaps for candidate projects
  • Provide knowledge transfer to Architecture & Design, Solutions Delivery and Managed Services teams
Qualifications for data centre
  • Prepare and develop recommendation reports and executive presentations
  • Develop new approaches and concepts within areas of expertise
  • Assist clients in assessing current business processes, business systems, and define metrics to track the success of Technology initiatives
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a technical consultant role for IT Infrastructure or cloud applications within a large organization
  • Demonstrated experience in developing complex business solutions, including business transformation, process and technical design
  • Experience applying relevant methodologies and frameworks, including enterprise architecture frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, ), and industry recognized network and infrastructure frameworks
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Data Centre Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a data centre. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for data centre
  • Provide assistance to the site Hardware Planner to determine viability of proposed equipment locations within racks & available floor space
  • Co-ordinate and assist in maintenance exercises that affect the raised floor power and A/C systems
  • Maintain CAD drawings as applicable to cabinet/floor layouts
  • Create and follow through with change controls related to above work
  • Attend meetings for various infrastructure projects and service implementations
  • Provide management with possible site and facilities improvements of costs or value
  • Ensure all elevation diagrams and floor layouts are kept up to date
  • Assist with decomm and server refresh programs
  • Provide weekly summaries of power and floor space consumption/usage
  • Prepare and review budget monthly and quarterly
Qualifications for data centre
  • Experience in defining work products, such as disaster recovery plans, roadmaps, and cloud assessments
  • Ability to facilitate and lead technical white-boarding sessions with business end users
  • Conceptual understanding of compliance regulations and practices (PCI, PIPEDA)
  • Articulate and persuasive with high degree of diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to convey complex concepts into business terms
  • Ability to conduct research, investigate, analyze, think logically and solve complex problems at a strategic level
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a data centre. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for data centre
  • Manage a team of technical and non-technical staff from across the Pawsey Partnership
  • Contribute to the development and review of policies that apply across the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre being responsible for the development of policy affecting data operations
  • A tertiary qualification and extensive experience in science, computer science or related area, preferably with a strong research component, and/or relevant work experience
  • In-depth sector knowledge and awareness of data science and a demonstrated understanding of the underlying technologies, solutions and support required to deliver national data services
  • Extensive expertise in project management and management practices for the success of research projects with a significant data services component
  • Proven experience in the development of strategies and/or strategic initiatives including developing measurable plans
  • High level written and verbal communication skills including procurement and the development of business cases and presentation materials in a clear and concise manner
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders from across the research sector that are mutually beneficial and support the achievement of business and strategic goals
  • Demonstrated leadership people management, strong negotiation and relationship building skills
  • Partner with the PDC Manager to develop and agree roadmaps across brand and media teams to increase acquisition/usage of consumer data, improving the targeting capability
Qualifications for data centre
  • The ideal candidate should be have at least GCE ‘O’ Level/ 'A' Level and relevant experience of 3 to 5 years
  • Preferably with Data centre operations, batching control and execution
  • BMC Control-M, Batch job design and planning
  • Supervisory skills will be an advantage
  • Experience working with security service providers
  • Experienced training others in security procedures
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a data centre. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for data centre
  • Control Data Centre stocks (copper/fibre patch leads, patch panels, connectors ) and report appropriately
  • Support the Operations Manager by delivering day to day operations that will ensure the smoothing running of the Capability Centre
  • Act as an escalation point for the offshore Operations team to resolve issues with tools and resolve or redirect enquiries from PDCs globally
  • Act as an escalation point for the offshore Operations team to monitor and drive compliance with governance principles for PDC tools
  • Assist with market and category-facing communications related to any issues on tools or service outages
  • Lead delivery of reporting related to PDC tools and services
  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements and work with the Capability Centre team to agree and implement these
  • Coordinate scheduling of capability centre meetings
  • Conducting service reviews
  • Creating innovative digital solutions within budget limits
Qualifications for data centre
  • Data Centre and Mainframe knowledge
  • Personal and team leadership skills
  • A+ and N+ Required, or a related post-matric diploma or industry certification
  • CCNA advantageous
  • MCSA and MSCE advantageous
  • Must have relaible own transport - Prerequisite

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