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Data center manager
Ref No.: 12-00071
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 02/15/2012
 We are seeking an experienced data center manager to supervise and maintain all of The firms data centers and global colocation sites. In this role, you will oversee a team of technicians with responsibilities ranging from data center design, build out, and capacity planning, to shipping and inventory management for servers, workstations, network switches, and routers. You will collaborate with various teams in the physical management and upkeep of all equipment and hardware not serviced by vendor¿s remote hands, and work with vendors, operators, and engineers to oversee proper hardware decommission and environmental monitoring.

Candidates will have several years experience with data centers of similar size and scope, preferably at financial collocation sites. In addition to strong logistical skills and experience with inventory tracking and control, candidates must have knowledge of UPS, PDU, CRAC, racks, power strips, and structured cabling (Cat6, SMF, MMF). Prior knowledge of IBM/HP servers, storage, EMC, Cisco, and Arista is required, as is a basic understanding of computer hardware, such as disks, power supplies and network switches. Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, is also needed. Candidates must be dependable, detail-oriented, with good organization, communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.