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Data Center Technician

Data Center Technician

Job ID 
548103
Location 
US-VA-Lorton
Posted Date 
10/25/2017
Company 
Vadata, Inc
Position Category 
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The Decommissioning Technical team is responsible for processing and facilitating large scale legacy Data Center equipment through a liquidation process to ensure that targeted equipment is ready to be removed off premises. Team members will also process large volumes of customer media to ensure that all customer media is sanitized and properly managed. Proper accountability of equipment throughout the process is of extreme importance.

This Entry Level position requires candidates to be a self-starter, highly motivated individual who can adhere to strict processes and be able to diligently perform repetitive tasks with no deviation and deliver consistent results.

Team Members will be working in a team environment not only with other members of the team, but also from other teams and must be able to communicate and promote cross-team functionality.

Amazon Data Centers protect customer data with utmost vigilance, and selected candidates must be able to perform repetitive tasks without fault and adhere to strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) that ensures customer data is protected and properly handled.

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

ยท Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and work in cramped and/or elevated locations

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Decommissioning and processing of legacy hardware out of the data center facilities
  • Unpacking/repacking fragile electronics
  • Relocating and moving of large enterprise equipment
  • Experience tracking and accounting for a large amount of IT parts
  • Creating/attaching labels and barcodes
  • Hard drive installation and removal, and destruction
  • Basic Networking removal/installation and clearing of configurations
  • Updating progress through a web ticketing system
  • Familiarity with basic PC components/hardware:
  • HDD/SSD/Flash/Removable storage media
  • Ram/CPU/Motherboard/Input-Output devices
  • Previous experience working on IT equipment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, building computers, troubleshooting PC/Desktops/Laptops)
  • Previous experience migrating and decommissioning of data center assets a plus
  • Cisco switch configurations
  • Linux experience