• Data Center Technician - Night Shift

    Location US-VA-Manassas
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2018 5:27 PM)
    Job ID
    Vadata, Inc
    Position Category
    Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services invites best-in-class IT professionals to join an elite team of data center technicians to build and maintain one of the world's largest information system infrastructures.


    Data Center Technicians are Amazon’s front line in air-gapped AWS regions when it comes to handling the entire life cycle of a rack. This includes all tasks associated with planning and tracking capacity, rack deployment, rack cabling, hardware and software troubleshooting, and rack decommissioning.

    Our technicians have industry-leading technical abilities and demonstrate a breadth of knowledge while they:
    Take ownership of technical issues brought by their customer base, engaging other teams when needed to drive resolution
    Show a strong aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving
    Solve problems at their root and step back to understand the broader context
    Maintain service level agreements through the implementation of proactive issue detection and reporting
    Are biased to act in the absence of direction or support
    Improve effectiveness through process innovation

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications
    • Associate's degree in IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience
    • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and work in cramped and/or elevated locations with or without reasonable accommodation
    • This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience, plus two years of progressively responsible experience
    * Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications
    * Experience with CISCO, Jupiter and other commodity networking devices
    * Experience working in a Data Center environment: racking & stacking equipment, cable management

    Ideal candidates need to be familiar with the following:
    - IT Hardware and concepts
    - RAID, SAN, x86 Architecture, SCSI
    - Linux Administration
    - Command Line Interface
    - Boot Process
    - File Systems
    - Network device and protocol configuration
    - Directory Structure
    - Performance Management/Troubleshooting
    - Base Operating System Install
    - Scripting: Perl, Python, Bash
    - Core OS Services: ssh, telnet, ftp, nfs, dns, dhcp, samba, ldap, cvs
    - Networking
    - Protocols
    - OSI Model
    - Copper and Fiber Optic Testing and Cabling Standards

    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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