Full Time Data Center Technician - Steadfast, Chicago, IL
We have been growing by leaps and bounds and are looking for some new members of our team to focus on Data Center Technician tasks.
Basic Job Description:
The Data Center Technician staffs the Data Center and under general supervision monitors in a 24/7/365 environment. Responsible for the physical tasks, including general appearance and organization of the Data Center.
Hours: Likely 2PM - 10PM Monday through Friday, but hours may change and flexibility of hours is required to help cover other shifts, etc.
Location: 725 S Wells St & 350 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL
Salary: $32,000+ - dependent on experience/skill set
Other Benefits: Health Insurance (80% of personal premium paid), Dental Insurance (100% paid), Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance ($50,000 included), 401k (matching up to 4% of salary after 1 year), Paid vacation (starting after 6 months), Regular staff events (Food and drink provided for sporting events, gatherings, etc.), Great work environment
Base Installation of Cabinets, Networking equipment, Power equipment, and Servers
Operate and manage routine and emergency services on all Data Center equipment
Tracking and organizing inventory
Maintain data center appearance and order
Maintaining neat appearance in storage
Be responsible for shipments at the respective site
Perform hardware upgrades
Operating system installations
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Critical thinking and complex problem solving
Great customer service skills
Ability to lift 75 lbs
Recommended Knowledge/ Experience:
Linux administration (installation and initial configuration) Redhat, CentOS, Debian
Windows administration (installation and initial configuration) Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012
Virtualization technologies (installation and initial configuration) VMWare, XenServer, KVM, Virtuozzo
Server hardware knowledge
Structured wiring knowledge (CAT 5/6, Fiber, etc.)
How to Apply
Please send your resume and a brief statement of why you feel this position is a good fit for you to [email protected]
Steadfast is a Chicago based IT infrastructure provider that specializes in highly flexible cloud environments (public, private, and hybrid), dedicated servers, and colocation services out of our fully redundant data centers in Chicago and New York. We have been providing quality service since 1998 and pride ourselves in providing our customers with high quality, flexible, and exceptionally reliable services at a very reasonable price. While our services are geared towards small and medium businesses, Internet/network service providers, and the financial sector, we are able to accommodate customers of all sizes, from a highly flexible Cloud Hosting account to a complex multi-gigabit managed colocation configuration. The focus is to simplify your life by allowing us to handle your IT infrastructure issues and problems, allowing you to focus on your core business while making IT a true asset.