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Data Center Operations Engineer at Experis

Data Center Operations Engineer

Experis Reston, VA (On Site) Contractor
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***This is NOT a remote position***

Position Overview:

The selected candidate will be expected to perform and manage activities and databases related to the firm's data center, while assuming ultimate responsibility for the accurate and timely completion of all work assignments. The primary focus of the position is on the management and deployment of a DCIM solution, ITAM, and provisioning system implementations. Will also be responsible for building and delivering key reports, while providing technical guidance to clients on core technologies. Will be involved in move to new management system platform.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and manage the data center equipment placement process for multiple data centers in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Perform data center asset management within the framework and guidelines of organization's IT asset management structure
  • Periodically audit and direct the performance of audits of all data center IT assets per the guidelines, as required
  • Partner with internal clients and provide project support, as needed, to ensure equipment planning and asset management project tasks, scope, resources, and timelines are adequately aligned to meet project plan requirements
  • Keep all supporting groups advised of the provisioning plan
  • Utilize knowledge of network topology, redundant power systems, structured cabling, HVAC systems relating to rack cooling, data center equipment enclosure requirements, and the physical data center layouts to perform and oversee equipment placement and planning for multiple data centers
  • Utilize and implement Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software to manage on-going changes within the data center environment
  • Build and maintain databases for use in generation of regular and ad-hoc queries, forms and reports
  • Support capacity planning and coordinate resource allocation
  • Provide capacity management reports on a regular basis

    Educational Qualifications and Experience:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Role Specific Experience: 5+ years of experience provisioning systems in a data center environment

    Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Expert understanding of electrical power and multiple power phases as it relates to data center deployments and systems
  • Expert knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel and Access
  • Proficiency in the development of Crystal Reports
  • Proficiency in SQL databases
  • Expert knowledge of reliable electrical power distribution systems as they apply to data center design
  • Expert knowledge of new approaches to data center architecture, including cloud computing, blade systems, and virtualization as well as their impact on data center design
  • Expert understanding of the state of the data center industry, how it fits in the larger IT infrastructure and helps meet business goals
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve technical problems efficiently and under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and across organizational boundaries
  • Excellent task planning and monitoring skills, including the development of standard operating procedures

Recommended Skills

  • Analytical
  • Architecture
  • Asset Management
  • Auditing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Communication
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