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Data Centre Administrator

BGC Partners
Weehawken, New Jersey, United States
The Role of the DCM (Data Centre Management) Engineer is to provide IT Design & Support for all businesses internally for Data Centres & Offices globally. This involves reacting to MACS (Moves, Adds,& Changes) New Infrastructure Builds, Voice, WINTEL, UNIX, SAN & Market Data Equipment to be installed within the SER or CER Rooms, In addition the DCM engineer is required to monitor Rack NET & Castle Rock from 07.00am - 19.00pm. Most importantly maintain & updating of ITRACS Data Centre Management Software, this system tracks all Data Centre assets, furthermore is our global designing platform. Key Responsibilities: Cabling support for all new patching and connectivity requests Understand 10Gb,25Gb,100Gb Network backbone Installation of new hardware in cabinets within the Data Centre Allocation of correct cabinet space within the Data Centre based on Network PODS Calculate power loadings to ensure the correct rack space has been allocated Configure consoles on terminal servers and test application Understanding HFT (High Frequency Trading) over optical fibre Understanding of Network / Optical fibre TAPS Cabling infrastructure faults / actioned via our vFire ticket requests Cabling support for all Office moves, add change Installation of customer x-connects Providing Technical Support for Trading / Non-Trading environment Planning and implementation of Data Centre server moves Understanding of Data Centre Standards for cooling practices. Installation of cabling from the Telco cabinets to the relevant hardware cabinets High level due diligence on potential new office / BCM sites Attendance of Project team meetings / preparation of detailed minutes Attendance of management meetings , providing technical support and documentation Overseeing of all new cabling infrastructure installations within the Data Centre and new offices Organisation for the delivery of materials to site / documentation Arranging security clearance / access for site visits, for visitors and third party vendors Liaising with Data Centre / Cabling infrastructure third party Vendors Monitoring of SNMP Management Console of all Data Centres Globally Administration of the iTRACS Data Base, which enables us to accurately monitor all hardware and connectivity within the Data Centres and offices Build room management / storage allocation Data Centre Management - & SOX controls Controls must exist and be documented for the following key areas; 1, Physical security principals & policy 2, Access Management controls, a. Requesting and granting access b. Revoking access c. Reviewing access 1 st line response for incidents pertaining to all Data Centre alerts, i.e. chiller / local power issues. We would monitor and advise Infrastructure teams as to the extent of the problem, DC Mgmt. engineers should all be contactable 24x7 Skills & Experience Required: Terminating of both copper & fibre patch panels Planning & Organisation Skills Understanding of basic Microsoft Suite applications Problem Solving Skilla Communication Skills (Face to face, email & telephone) Good Time Management & Prioritising Skills To all recruitment agencies - BGC Partners & affiliates do not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our job alias, employees or any other company location. BGC Partners & affiliates are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please contact the Recruitment function for additional details.

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