Data Center Cabling Engineer

Pertemps Network Group

Posted on Nov 23, 2022 by Pertemps Network Group

Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £35k Annual
One of our leading clients are looking for an individual to provide day to day support of the Data Centre technical infrastructure & services (networks, systems). Covering delivery through to installation, maintenance and ongoing support on various hardware across a multi-vendor environment.
You should be able to complete Data Centre cabling activities installing, termination and testing of all data centre interlink cabling & patching using CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A & fibre optic single & multi mode.
You will be expected to provide support to Data Centre Facilities management with activities such as but not limited to IMAC work, escorting external resources, inventory management and access request processing.

Essential Requirements:
  • Experience of copper & fibre patch cabling in DC environment, including dressing, labeling and termination.
  • Basic understanding of network VLAN's and IP Addressing
  • Strong Customer relationship building skills. Ability to manage complex customer problems
  • knowledge of HP, IBM & DELL ISS & Blade x86 architecture Servers.
  • Knowledge of ESD working practice
  • Sound knowledge of general Health & Safety
  • Break fixes

Good to haves:
  • Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer's ie Systemax, Commscope, Anixter, Corning, etc
  • Knowledge of end user ticketing tools, Snow/Remedy & DC planning tools such as Aperture or Trellis including updating -forwarding and closing of tickets.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills in particular Excel, Outlook & Word
  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer orientation, self-motivation, and the ability to work in a team are important
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Positive attitude, ready to help all support teams with cabling related issues
  • Experience with server hardware - understanding of server models, upgrades options, hardware components
  • Datacentre - General knowledge of DC environment, IMAC & Cabling
  • Experience of working in named Datacentres for companies such Equinix, Global Switch, Telehouse, Interxion, Sungard or as an employee of companies such as Redstone, SCC, Excel

Reference: 1802005645

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