Data Center Technician

Pittsburgh, PA 15241

Posted: 05/28/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Network Professional Job Number: 18590

Opening with our client for a Junior-level Data Center Technician.

This is a contract to possible permanent hire opportunity.
Looking for a candidate with entry level to 1 to 2 years of hands-on data center maintenance and troubleshooting experience.

The ideal candidate will be highly autonomous, detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills. You will have previous hands on technical troubleshooting experience and a proven ability solving complex problems. You possess solid technical knowledge of fiber optics and networking equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install and remove cabinets and racks in the data center
  • Perform activities to ground cabinets according to standard processes
  • Perform Remote Hands services for Customers including; Hardware Installation, Power Strips, Rails, Cable Management and Customer Equipment troubleshooting/reboots.
  • Complete Service Order Installation and Network Circuit Troubleshooting.
  • Maintain accurate records and document all problems including; site computerized facility record databases and service order systems.
  • Triage and repair data center fiber optic cabling/systems and network hardware
  • Troubleshoot Network installation and configuration
  • Resolve data center facility issues



  • Hands on Experience working with Network hardware such as Multiplexers, Routers, Switches, Patch Panels and Media Converters.
  • Knowledge of Windows and LinuxOS
  • Knowledge of common network protocols such as TCP/IP. Experience with fault isolating and troubleshooting networks including LAN and WAN.
  • Familiarity with configuring Networking Equipment such as Routers, Switches and Hubs.
  • Operational experience with Security Systems, resource management, capacity planning, monitoring and performance.
  • Proficient with Network Test Equipment including; Fluke, Digital Lightwave, Cable Analyzers, Sniffer.
  • Ability to work independently, adjust priorities and handle multiple projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Junior-level Data Center Technician - 18590
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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