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Data Centre Engineer

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
My client design, build and operate full stack technology platforms within their wholly owned data centres across Europe and the USA and they deliver these platforms at massive scale.

About the role

They are now seeking a Data Centre Operative to join their Data Centre Team, helping to support the day to day operational running, maintaining and installation of the Server and network platforms.

This is a great opportunity to work in a 10,000+ servers large scale data centre supporting international clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

Installing new racks, decommissioning old racks
Install and upgrade servers within the data centre, including removals.
Replace faulty components in equipment within the data centre. (eg change hard disk)
Installing/decommissioning of cabling and rack switches
Manage Data Centre Incidents and Service Requests and resolve in a timely manner
Follow/Review Data Centre procedures

Skills & Expertise required:

Essential Experience:

Good IT equipment hardware support skills:
Fault finding
RAM/HDD/PSU/FANS replacements
Upgrading components
General understanding of core data centre infrastructure, including:
Power distribution
Fire Detection
Fire Suppression
Air Conditioning Desirable Technical Skills
Experience working within a data centre environment is a must
Hardware repair/maintenance qualifications
IT skills - e.g. networking, Linux, Windows


Excellent Organisation and communication skills.
Ability to Manage Multiple Activities
Ability to be able to think on your feet and work well under pressure.
Ability to work well on your own as well as part of a team.
Good documentation skills.What you get in return

26,000 basic salary
25 days annual leave
Generous training opportunities tailored to your career goals
Free parking close to offices in a vibrant city centre location
Contributory pension scheme, Health care, Cycle to work scheme & other benefits
Free soft drinks, fruit and computer games available in our break rooms.
Excellent coffee!
Great social activities: summer and Christmas parties, fitness groups, running teams, and many more

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