data center technician

data center technician Richmond Hill

Symtech Innovations
Full Time Richmond Hill 66163 - 49143 CAD ANNUAL Today
Job description

Interested candidates please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Please include the following information in your email

  • Name and contact number
  • When you are available to start working
  • Position applying for
  • Location
  • Salary or hourly expectations
  • Why we should hire you

Job Description

Primary Tasks

Hardware Planning

  • Coordinate and plan placement of all hardware installed in the data centre
  • Ensure compliance with hardware specification requirements including density management, installation policies and best practices for hardware
  • Responsible for grid location mapping
  • Ensure density mapping per pre-defined standards
  • Provide management reporting as required
  • Rack design
  • Ensure hot/cold aisle containment and/or placement ensuring efficient utilization of cooling capacity

Data Centre Workload Placement (WLP) Governance

  • Responsible for WLP Request lifecycle management
  • Ensure standard adherence to client WLP process
  • Act as an operational Interface to various stakeholders
  • Responsible for grid location mapping
  • Ensure density mapping per pre-defined standards
  • Provide management reporting as required
  • Ensure compliance with hardware specification requirements including density management, installation policies and best practices for hardware
  • Asset Management
  • Ensure asset management is performed to maintain client inventory tools and databases
  • Perform Capacity Modeling
  • Ensure capacity reports are updated
  • Project Management
  • Represent client Data Centre Facilities team on all planning meetings
  • Maintain ownership and end to end responsibility of scheduling and coordinating all onsite activates according to the project plan
  • Set expectations regarding timelines for the facilities activities
  • Update reports and tracking templates related to the projects

Service Management

  • Perform incident, problem, change functions in client designated Service Management system
  • Ensure compliance to client Service Management system for all scheduled activities
  • Ensure time reporting in client designated change systems as required.

Data Centre Hardware Activities

  • Assist with daily data centre hardware support activities
  • Installation and removal of hardware
  • Trouble shooting of cabling (Copper and Fiber)
  • Trouble shooting hardware failures
  • Device Validation
  • Asset Management functions

Media functions

  • Filing and Cataloging of media
  • Scanning media
  • Shipping/Receiving of media and peripherals
  • Other basic media functions

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years physical onsite Data Centre experience supporting the Data Centre equipment and/or infrastructure (Power, Space, Cooling, Equipment)
  • Ability to evaluate all manufacturers’ specifications for equipment new/old in order to assign placement in the Data Centre
  • Knowledge of basic electrical requirements and conversions (i.e. Kilowatts, Amps, phases, etc.)
  • Provide review for proposed solutions to validate requirements and identify potential faults/single points of failure
  • Experience working in a Structured ITIL and or ISO environment utilizing Problem, Change, and Incident disciplines
  • Quickly learn, adapt, and retain Data Centre and Client specific information
  • Great team work capabilities
  • Ability to work multiple projects simultaneously
  • Scheduling flexibility to complete assigned migrations/projects
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Proficient in MS-Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Project
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Capability to spend extended durations standing or walking
  • Any Technical or PMP Certifications
  • Security clearance may be required to be obtained if working in cleared areas

Positions available as both contract and permanent.


➢ Competitive compensation

➢ Employee Benefits Program

➢ Professional Development and Growth Opportunities

Symtech Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate equity, diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you require accommodation in any stage of the recruitment process, please contact [email protected]. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

About Symtech Innovations

Revenue: Unknown / Non-Applicable
Size: 201 to 500 Employees
Type: Contract

data center technician
Symtech Innovations
Richmond Hill, Canada
Unknown / Non-Applicable
201 to 500 Employees
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