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Data Center Technician

Data Center Technician

Job ID 
541227
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
6/14/2017
Company 
Vadata, Inc
Position Category 
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

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

Applicants must possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance (TS) with SCI eligibility. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

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
* Possess an active Top Secret (TS) security clearance with SCI eligibility

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
- GRUB/LILO
- 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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