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Data Center Operations Lead- HYBRID

Company: Dunhill Professional Search
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

This position is to support the IRS! Come work with a well established federal contractor- One of the top workplaces to work in the DMV Area!We are seeking an IT professional with technical experience managing data center operations and who has a good understanding of current data center technologies that provide compute, storage, and networking services.Responsibilities include: -Maintain standardized physical access control to the data center space by escorting and providing support and guidance for on-site vendor repairs and professional services-Perform hardware diagnostics for equipment to help assess if repairs/replacements are necessary due to failed components -Perform physical upgrades and full-on hardware swap/replacements which could require lifting physical components up to 25lbs-Document datacenter infrastructure layout, connectivity, and processes to ensure all resources are properly inventoried, maintained, accessible, and decommissioned when needed-Provide on-site support with monitoring and performing on-going maintenance for servers, appliances, tape libraries, and network equipment-Provide on-site, hands-on break-fix support for various support teams and staff, as well as responding to any server or network issues, which could include after-hours support (non-business hours)-Provide data center facilities communications, and any associated coordination, regarding electrical/power and backup needs, interactions with telecommunications providers, rack and isle cooling needs, scheduling of vendor installations, work orders, incidents tickets, etc.Required Technical Skills:*In-depth background in data center operations with extensive experience as a Data Center Administrator, or similar.*Experience with installing, monitoring, and maintaining network, server, storage, and backup hardware at the physical layer.*Ability to lift (up to 25lbs), rack, and manage server and network gear.*Ability to run and tag network cabling.*Familiarity with terminal services, console access, out of band access to physical devices (e.g., iLO/LOM management, DRACs, KVM switches and crash carts).*Basic understanding of data center electrical and environmental infrastructure (e.g., amperage, voltage, watts, current, active power, temperature, humidity, air flow, raised floors cable management and rack dimensions as it pertains to data center layout and cage design). *Willingness to respond to critical network and server errors that could occur after hours.Minimum skills and qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in IT, Computer Science or a related field preferred, or equivalent relevant experience.4-6 years of experience in Information Technology with 0-2 years of experience managing IT staff.Data center operations: Advanced: - Possess advanced hands-on understanding of data center operations, which includes IT infrastructure management, power management, cooling, cabling, and cage/rack security - Good communication skills for working with dispersed teams across multiple locationsData center networking technologies: Intermediate- Understanding of basic network architectures and associated physical network equipment and cabling technologiesData center storage technologies and protocols: Intermediate- Understanding of NAS/SAN storage architectures and technologiesPreferred skills and qualifications:- At least 7 years of data center operations experience

Keywords: Dunhill Professional Search, Sterling , Data Center Operations Lead- HYBRID, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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