• AMAZON - Cabling Infrastructure Technician - Northern, VA

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 years ago(6/16/2016 12:51 PM)
    Job ID
    Vadata, Inc
    Position Category
    Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
  • Job Description

    At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally bright, talented, and driven people. If you would like to help us build Amazon Web Services, this is your chance to make history.

    The Data Center Global Services organization is looking for a Senior Lead Cable Technician with strong leadership skills and a progressive career history in structured cabling. Our Cabling Infrastructure team is responsible for driving low voltage structured cabling across the Amazon data center platform.

    This role offers challenge and opportunity for experienced cabling professionals. The ideal candidate will be passionate about customer experience, drive global innovation through structured cabling contributions.

    Role Responsibilities and Requirements:
    • Installation of network and cabling infrastructure in a data center environment
    • Complete understanding of industry cable test procedures and equipment for a variety of different cabling systems (Copper/Fiber test equipment, OTDR, Network analyzer, vfl etc.)
    • Report current status via ticketing system, status reports, and email
    • Manager multiple concurrent interdisciplinary projects and ability to work in a team
    • Exhibit quality workmanship on all work and maintain collocation space cleanliness
    • Inventory, track and manage project related materials throughout project lifecycle
    • Follow all production, safety and quality standards, codes and industry best practices
    • Provides daily feedback on project progress to Project Manager / Foreman
    • Reading and comprehending blueprints and building documentation/redline work
    • Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, professional and help create, develop and implement project process improvement(s)
    • Must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed
    • Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions
    • Occasional work in tight and/or narrow spaces, such as under raised floors
    • Must be able to stoop, kneel, or crouch for long periods of time
    • Manage, check and coordinate all materials to be delivered to site daily

    Basic Qualifications

    • Must possess proven problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s)
    • Must be able to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 40 pounds and move up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook
    • Must have reliable transportation to get to the data center facility
    • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
    • All candidates must possess a valid driver's license, their own vehicle, and will need to pass a driving record to check to operate company vehicles
    • Thorough understanding of Cat 5, Cat 6 and OM1 – OS2 fiber optic cabling systems
    • Proper use of all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned tasks

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Minimum 3+ years of structured cabling experience
    • Minimum of 2-3 years data center structured cabling infrastructure
    • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience working in a team environment
    • General comprehension of the various components and sub-components of data center infrastructure
    • Ability to read and understand CAD drawings
    • BICSI Certification preferred
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