Data Centre Engineer

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55-60000 euros pa

Start Date



Full Time



We have an exciting opportunity for a data centre engineer to join a blue chip organisation in Cork on a permanent basis.

• Data center (DC) setup experience with good understanding of DC components (ex: Power, PDU, Cooling, UPS/Battery, Racks, Cabling, Server, Virtualization, Storage, Backup, Network etc)
• Study the existing setup as part of Site Assessment
• Hub room/IDF room, Rack space, Power, Cooling, UPS, Cabling assessment
• Identification of Structured Cabling requirements. i.e. identification of additional structured cabling, dressing and labelling requirements
• Collect the site inventory – Floor plan, Network diagram, Rack Layout, Network Assets, etc.
• Site survey for the fiber cable connectivity between IDF (Rack), and Buildings
• Technical support for below activities;
• Collect the site inventory – Floor plan, Network diagram, Rack Layout, IT Assets, Availability of Power, Cooling, PDU, UPS/Battery, Racks etc
• Identify the Structured Cabling requirements
• Inventory validation as per the BOM
• Physical Installation of Server and Storage (Mounting the hardware in Rack as per the plan prepared by team)
• Powering ON the equipment, Burn-test, Firmware upgrade
• Network & Storage connection as per the direction
• Connecting devices to network to enable remote access
• Installation of ESX on the Physical server
• o Failover/redundancy test for Servers, Storage
• o Troubleshooting common issues in the physical and virtual infrastructure
• o Prepare the Installation report and submit for Signoff
• o Hands-and-feet requirement during the cut-over
• Basic troubleshooting skills in Windows server/Virtualization OR Storage/Backup
• Mounting of wireless access points on the ceiling/wall
• Basic configuration of compute devices (ESX, Cisco UCS, Windows server) if required as per the guidance. i.e. Configuring IP address, hostname, DHCP, DNS reachability configuration
• Carrying out User testing, Acceptance Tests, Fine-tuning in coordination
• Prepare the Installation report and submit for Signoff.
• Hands and feet support during the migration/cut-over

Good to have background:
Good understanding of network project implementation methodologies

Required Communication and Behavioral Skills:
• Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders across different time zones and drive effective outcomes
• Excellent Verbal, Written Communication and Presentation skills
• Participate in meetings related to respective site setup program both locally and virtually
• Represent local Point of Contact for the program
• Prepare reports, provide updates for assigned activities time to time
• Provide inputs on timelines, effort required, project related challenges if any for planned activities

So if you are a data centre engineer looking for your next exciting contract please apply today!

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