Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. Data Center Technician in Town and Country, Missouri

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Data Center Technician. This is a 6-month right to hire opportunity with our client in St. Louis, MO. If you’re that person, submit your resume now!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Data Center Technician will:

  • Support the day to day operations of our client’s data center located in St Louis, MO.

  • Work with internal customer, vendors, and project teams to ensure availability of all systems and hardware supporting all of our client’s divisions.

  • Troubleshoot, deploy, and configure new technologies and be integral to the systems integration, related utilities and critical facility hardware.

  • Understand and work with electrical and mechanical system as part of daily activity.

  • Rack and stack equipment including: network switches and routers, servers, power distribution devices, equipment grounding, patch cable network connections to equipment including copper and fiber, any other equipment necessary for data center operations. Test Fiber and Copper Cabling and Troubleshooting Server issues.

  • Install structured wiring including: network drops, coax cable drops and specialty cable with appropriate connectors in support of facilities operations for the corporate offices.

  • Install network equipment and patch infrastructure in tele-data closets and patch in network drops using copper and fiber patch cords.

  • Install data center infrastructure including: racks and cabinets w/grounding, cable tray and ladder, cable management, copper and fiber networking cable, copper and fiber patch panels and any other materials necessary for data center operations.

  • Assist with receiving, asset tagging, storing and deploying equipment and tools for data center operations as necessary.

  • Perform daily walk-through in the data center and associated spaces to check for alarms in data center equipment including: access control and security systems, servers, network equipment and any other devices installed and in operation.

  • Notify management and the Enterprise Service Operations Center (IT-SOC) and take appropriate steps to address the condition by calling for the appropriate support from internal and vendor sources.

  • Handle all trouble tickets related to job functions using ServiceNow as a tracking and trouble management system.

  • Minimize time to close tickets while maintaining a high level of quality in work performed to resolve tickets.

  • Perform troubleshooting for complex hardware, software and network problems.

  • Diagnose hardware and software problems and replace defective components.

  • Analyze the data center environment and identify areas of improvement and potential trouble conditions, present the facts to management in a timely manner, and make recommendations for solutions.

  • Work on multiple projects as a project team member.

  • Support media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience working in a Data Center environment

  • System Administration experience in a Windows or Unix environment

  • Racking and stacking experience

  • Knowledge of and ability to make and repair copper and fiber patch cables in multiple configurations

  • Knowledge of and proven skills using various test sets including: power system multi-meters, cable test sets (Fluke DTX for copper and fiber), fiber test sets (Fluke OTDR fiber tester), cable testing and certification, network test sets (Fluke OptiView Series II Network Analyzer) for terrestrial and wireless networks

  • Strong candidates will have experience with: Cisco DCICN, Cnet CDCTP, Advanced manufacturer credentials: Commscope, Panduit, Corning, Amp, BICSI Installer 2 Copper, BICSI Installer 2 Fiber

  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

To apply go to jobs.lrs.com.