Data Centre Engineer

11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


The Data Centre Support Engineer is required to deliver a Moves, Adds and Changes service within a client data centre. The position is very Customer Oriented and requires a strong focus on customer requirements. The commitment to providing a High Quality service to meet the demands of a strict process driven environment is essential.

The successful applicant will be required to work on 24 x 7 x 365 shift basis. Reports to the Data Centre Supervisor

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage third party vendors within a large data centre to ensure compliance with change control, specification and quality standards.
  • Manage Data Centre access for all users
  • Change Control Management
  • Decommissioning of redundant equipment and cabling
  • Installation of new cabling and cable management within a Date Centre Environment
  • Installation of new server racks
  • Rack and stack servers and other network hardware
  • Management and Tracking of assets
  • Compliance with Redstone and Client Health & safety Procedures
  • Compliance with Manufacturers, Redstone and Clients Quality Standards
  • Compliance to Clients and Support Services approved processes



  • Minimum of 5 Years working in Voice and Data Cabling environment
  • Minimum of 3 Years in a Moves Adds and Changes environment (1 of these years in an Operational Data Centre)
  • Thorough understanding of modern computer network infrastructure
  • Thorough understanding and practical experience of fibre and copper voice and data cabling including terminating, test equipment, test parameters and test techniques
  • Good Knowledge of Rack and Stack of Server Hardware and Rack and Stack Systems
  • Good technical knowledge of managing server systems
  • Good knowledge of Data Centre Operation and Management Procedures
  • Good knowledge of Remedy and Asset Point (Or other Process and Asset Management Tools)
  • Good knowledge of Server Patching
  • Knowledge of LAN / WAN and Acitive devices
  • Good Knowledge of Change control in a Data Centre Environment
  • Able to use Fluke Hand Held Testers
  • Able to use a light Source and Power Meter

Preferred but not Essential

  • CNCI Qualified
  • CCNA Qualified
  • Practical experience of Intelligent Infrastructure Management