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Capacity Install Technician

Capacity Install Technician

Job ID 
535810
Location 
US-VA-Ashburn
Posted Date 
5/12/2017
Company 
Vadata, Inc
Position Category 
Corporate Operations
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

As a Data Center Technician on the rack/deployment team, you will be tasked with launching cutting edge server technologies and solving diverse networking impairments. You are able to quickly and accurately assess a wide range of infrastructure issues.

You must have a good understanding of computers, servers, switches and various networking devices from both a hardware and software perspective and a demonstrated willingness to learn and apply new technology. You must possess superior technical aptitude, written and oral communications skills and the ability to deal effectively with people in a wide variety of situations. In addition you must possess strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability. Previous experience exercising high levels of initiative, judgment, and diplomacy required. Proven ability to operate in extreme high pressure situations, successfully handle multiple priorities and possess a high level of discipline while remaining flexible with minimal friction.

Basic Qualifications

Ideal candidates would need to possess the following:




  • Associated degree or equivalent work experience.

  • The position has a physical component requiring the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and may require working in cramped spaces or elevated locations.

  • Technicians are also required to wear a pager/cell phone for communication, information, emergency, and on-call situations.

  • 15% travel required within North America and Locally between Data Centers

Fiber optic and copper cabling installation/testing/troubleshooting
  • Linux/Unix Administration.



  • Follows directive from Managers/Leads and has the ability to follow technical processes and documentation.

  • Ability to use the following devices: KVM, USB scanner, serial cable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry standard certifications. (CompTIA, Cisco, etc.)

  • Previous Data Center experience

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree in related Computer Science/Engineering field.

  • Linux/Unix Administration.

  • Network switch configurations and troubleshooting.

  • Understanding of server operating systems, Linux based troubleshooting such as firmware flashes, and bios configurations.

  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting the replacement of defective hardware components such as motherboards, backplanes, power supply units, CPU’s, controllers, memory, hard drives, JBOD’s and CMOS.