Data Centre Technician

#Johannesburg Our client specialising in the ICT space are looking for DC Technicians to join their dynamic teamThe Data Centre technician provides a range of services which revolve around the maintenance of the Data Centre facility in its entirety, including equipment and processes, thus ensuring effective and efficient operation of the Data CentreMinimum Requirements :Qualified Trade Tested ElectricianA minimum of 2 years post qualification experienceRelevant data centre experience preferableGood knowledge on Data Centre environments and critical infrastructure systems preferableRequired Skills :Good technical abilitiesEffective communication skills, active listener, ability to understand requirements and be able to explain complicated technical process in a simple to way to non-technical staff is a requirement for successful data techniciansData Technicians often develop standard operating procedures and manuals for the networks they are in charge ofProactive problem solver, perform rapid and accurate assessmentsAbility to work independently, as well as being a positive team playerSelf-motivatedConducts self professionally, exhibits elevated levels of tolerance and patienceResponsible for continued learning and self-developmentQuick response to potentially critical situationsTrouble shoot systems and components to identify root causes of failuresImplement corrective actions promptly to mitigate the negative effects of system changesGood Microsoft Office skillsKPA's will be (but not limited to) :Monitoring and maintenance of all Data Centre critical infrastructurePerforming planned / preventative / predictive maintenance of all infrastructureFault detection of critical infrastructureSwitching and isolation of MV and LV equipmentInstalling and commissioning of new plantDaily walk arounds and inspections of electrical and mechanical systems and equipmentWiring of electrical control panelsOffering technical support at Data Centre by performing system/network installation, configuration, and troubleshooting in order to ensure optimum operations.Carrying out preventative maintenance of data center equipment and devices.Monitoring system processes to ensure smooth operations.Evaluating heating and cooling systems to ensure they are operational and can meet equipment temperature conditions.Comply to working methods ensuring that all client SLA and MSA’s are achievedMonitor customer network servers and storage systems to ensure uptime and efficient resolution of issues
Johannesburg, GT, ZA