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Job Number: MS091954
Job Title: Data Center Engineer
Job Location: London England UK

Data Center Engineer

 

A rapidly growing proprietary trading firm is seeking to add a Data Center Engineer to join an already established IT Department.  The ideal Data Center Engineer is likely to have worked within the financial industry with a background in datacenter management.  The successful Data Center Engineer must be highly self-motivated, excel at multitasking, and comfortable working in a demanding, state of the art trading environment.  This Data Center Engineer position will be based in London and will include significant travel to Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Responsibilities:

 

-Logistics coordination, installation, documentation and troubleshooting of physical equipment at colocation facilities.

-Coordination with existing IT team to validate equipment installation and troubleshoot technical issues.

-Pre-plan data center design and execution by utilizing mock equipment.

-Leverage and extend existing data center best practices and documentation.

-Manage data center inventory, domestic and foreign equipment orders, returns and shipments.

-Project management of datacenter related projects.

-Proactively suggest enhancements to existing configurations, technologies or procedures.

 

Qualifications:

 

-1-3 years of experience of datacenter management.

-Experience with physically installing fiber optic duplex and simplex cables.

-Experience utilizing tools to validate, clean and test fiber optic cables.

-Experience making and running patch cables.

-Previous financial industry experience a plus.

-Able to travel to local data centers on a daily basis.

-Able to travel to global data centers for occasional project work.

-Able to work flexible hours when required, including night and weekends.

-Comfortable working in a Linux-based environment.

-Comfortable with basic network connectivity concepts.

-Familiar with Cisco IOS and knowledge of Ethernet networks (VLAN, spanning tree, MAC addressing, etc.).

-Organized, self-starter that is passionate about technology.

-Experience with bug/ticket tracking systems like JIRA a plus.

-Able to lift 65 pounds.

 

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