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Data Center Technician
Ref No.: 18-02637
Location: Yonkers, New York
Position Type:Contract
Our client in Yonkers is looking for a Data Center technician for a temporary assignment. The Data Center Technician will be responsible for racking & stacking, cabling and documentation over various sites throughout Westchester County and the Bronx.

The Implementation Technician assists the Implementation Manager, with implementations, including site surveys, equipment installation and configurations. The incumbent is also responsible for pre-installation design review, documentation, vendor supervision when required, NCC turnover and quality reviews. The Implementation Technician, working along with the Implementation Manager, operates within the framework of the complete project management life cycle and adheres to industry and IT Standards. This individual interacts with groups internal and external to the organization daily in conformance with IT policy and procedures.
The Datacenter Technician provides post go live support to our clients. He/she troubleshoots problems as they occur. The Technician must be able to work on multiple projects concurrently and must act as a point person in the field. Will work in Data Center to bring servers and switches on line.
Qualifications:
B.S. in Computer Science preferred / or trade school
A+ Preferred
Requires a working knowledge of network protocols (TCP/IP), routers and switches.
Should be familiar with cabling specifications (Cat5) and multi-mode fiber.
Requires solid desktop computing skills including hardware configuration, operating system software (W2k/XP) as well as the MS Office suite of applications.
Knowledge of Server upgrades, decommissioning of old servers, installation of new servers, including Blade technology.
Familiarity with equipment tracking, asset management, QC and inventory control.
Must be able to work with multiple large –scale, concurrent projects.
Excellent customer service skills.
Working knowledge of Remedy
Ability to do technical documentation (Visio, Excel, etc) as required.
Minimum of 2 years related work experience.
Must present a professional appearance and be able to communicate effectively.