Data Center Tech - 1475

As a Data Center Technician, you are a primary resolver for your support team, and are skilled at hardware break-fix and troubleshooting one or more operating systems. You are able to troubleshoot and solve all but the most complex infrastructure issues. Issues are escalated to the appropriate resolver groups when necessary. You understand all aspects of the hardware equipment you support. You know how to innovate and make decisions on his/her own, but also know how to take direction when it is given, paying attention to all details involved.

You are able to execute small projects on your own and work with your manager in planning and executing larger local projects. You are a motivated, self-starter. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. 


Basic Qualifications:

Ideal candidates need to be familiar with the following:

* Computer Hardware Break/Fix

* Hands-on experience with one or more of the follow hardware platforms (e.g. Dell, HP)

* IT Hardware Concepts:
o x86 Architecture


Preferred Qualifications:

* Networking experience with A+ and/or Network+ certifications is a plus.

* Copper/Fiber Optic Testing/Cabling Standard a plus

* Previous experience working in a Data Center environment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, hot & cold aisle containment) is a plus

* Linux/Unix Administration a plus

Our Client’s Data Center’s are 24x7 environments. All interested candidates must be willing to work rotating night shifts as well as weekends. The shift hours are from 9pm-7am Tuesday-Friday or Saturday-Tuesday. Data Center Technicians are also required to wear a pager for communication, information, emergency, and on-call situations.

All candidates must possess a valid driver's license, their own vehicle, and will need to pass a driving record check to operate company vehicles. Travel between sites/locations during the workday may occur.

Employment for all candidates is contingent upon pass a background check.

Physical Requirements:

• Walk jobsites in uneven terrain.
• Regularly walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds; and participate in group lifts for 41 pounds or more.
• Carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds for short distances.
· Work shifts longer than eight hours in duration.
• Respond to off hour emergency calls.
• Coordinate body movements when using tools or equipment
• Reach and stretch to position equipment and fixtures while maintaining balance
• Occasional bending or twisting of the body
• Perform physical tasks all day without becoming overly tired
• Use hands to manipulate small wires and objects
• Apply muscular force quickly to objects and equipment
• Push or pull heavy objects into position
• Work in a 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



Associate's degree in IT-related field plus two years of progressively responsible experience preferred


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.