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Edge Data Center Technician

Edge Data Center Technician

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon is looking to hire a highly motivated, self starter best-in-class Data Center Technician to provide hands on and remote support for its US Data Center locations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Basic computer science or networking knowledge
  • Basic project management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of server hardware
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux, UNIX administration
  • Copper/Fiber Optic Testing/Cabling Standards.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networks.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, MS Project, SQL.
  • Excellent prioritization and time management
  • 1+ years working in a data center operations environment.

* This position also has a physical component requiring the ability to lift & rack equipment up to 40lbs; it may require working in cramped spaces or in elevated locations while adhering to health & safety guidelines.

* This role involves significant amount of Travel within the US

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience dealing with customers during problem resolution and operating efficiently under pressure.
  • Experience driving projects to successful completion, ideally with team members in several remote locations.
  • Understanding of distributed and service oriented architectures.
  • Proven ability to manage customer expectations and resolve conflicts that balance client and company needs.
  • LEAN, Sigma and Operational Excellence knowledge and/or proficiency.
  • Full Driving license.