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Data Center Team Lead

Nesco Resource Oklahoma City Full-Time
$100,000.00 - $135,000.00 / year
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Manages the Data Center and related mechanical devices including power, cooling and battery backup. Manages and designs hardware deployments, equipment, and cabling inside the Data Center. Documents the Data Center processes, and performs related documentation tasks. Assists in the design and engineering of the Data Center and future initiatives. Communicates to management and upper Leadership about risks and initiatives concerning the Data Centers. Mentors direct reports and helps increase their effectiveness and skillset.


Data Center Design, Maintenance, & Operation:

  • Responsible for operation and maintenance of the Data Center, including all day to day activities

  • Responsible for Data Center operations teams and strategy involving operations of the Data Center

  • Assists with Data Center design and architecture

  • Develops disaster recovery strategy for operations of the Data Center including documentation

  • Brings forward opportunities for improvement and architecture changes

  • Oversee installation of network and systems equipment (rack, stack and cabling). Knowledge of tools for installation. Removing equipment when decommissioned

  • Monitor facilities for power, cooling and other capacity needs

  • Writes documentation and SOP for Data Center operations and maintains as necessary

  • As required must be available on a 24hr basis for emergency support. Only when required and considered abnormal to general operations.

  • Troubleshoot and verify existing Data Center equipment and systems infrastructure

  • Provide feedback on and refinement of Data Center operational processes

  • Establishes specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements.

  • Evaluates performance and issues including availability and utilization; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment

  • Maintains Data Center performance by performing monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting problems; escalating problems to vendor or other staff

  • Upgrades Data Center by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


  • Documents specific duties, activities, problems solved and issues resolved

  • Assists in the documentation of the Data Center, applications and resources

  • Performs training and continuing education for business and direct reports


  • Attends meetings and serves on committees, as requested

  • Coordinate with the Trainer to set up and take down Cyberschool equipment, as well as any other equipment needed for meetings

  • Coordinates with upper management to setup new offices as needed.

  • Regular attendance as required

  • Performs additional duties and assignments as requested


Bachelor Degree Required

Experience Required:

4-10 years of related experience

CCNA Data Center Preferred

Knowledge of:

  • Datacenter HVAC, CRAC, cooling technologies

  • Datacenter power, UPS, generator operations, etc

  • Datacenter fire suppression systems(FM200, HFC125, etc)

  • Advanced knowledge of datacenter design and construction

  • Knowledge of Data Center certification and design concepts


  • Structured Cabling

  • Ethernet and Fiber Cabling

  • Telecommunications Systems

  • Emerging Technology Trends

  • Datacenter Best Practice and Industry Standard Methodology

Skills and Abilities:

  • Evaluate critical systems, prioritize workflow and determine solutions

  • Communicate problems and concerns to upper leadership concerning Data Center operations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies

  • Provide technical assistance for computer problems

  • Read and understand technical manuals

  • Work for extended time at keyboard/terminal

  • Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers

  • Work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

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