JOB TITLE: Data Centre Engineer


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : West London
Job Reference : 11104 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 30/10/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

A leading IT Managed Services company are currently looking to recruit multiple Data Centre Engineers to work for one of their main financial institue clients. Salary is up to 30K + Benefits and the shifts are 7am-7pm/7pm-7am 4 days on/off, 3 days on/off.


Job Description

Data Centre Engineer
West London/Watford
Up to £30,000 + Excellent Benefits including pension, 4 weeks holiday, BUPA healthcare and more

The Opportunity
Data Centre Engineer - Data Centre. This is to carry out work in a datacentre for a large financial client on a permanent basis. Candidates will have to go through clearance checks both financial and Criminal record checks, so can't have CCJ or Bankruptcy history. The role can be based in West London or Watford and will alternate after 6 months.

The Role
As a Data Centre Engineer working for a leading IT managed services company you will be responsible for supporting tasks and projects in the Data Centre. You will be working in a team of 9 and will also be responsible for the day to day running of the Data Centre. You will be working on a 4 x 12 hour shift basis and will be involved in the following duties:

*Advising customers of any operational infrastructure issues.
*Patching for server installs, server migration and relocation projects.
*Patching for distribution/core layer and SAN.
*Rack, install and decommission devices.
*Design and implementation of infrastructure, space allocation of kit.
*Hardware break-fix (Cisco systems).

The Requirements
As a Data Centre Engineer it is essential you have:
*Previous Data Centre experience, ideally within a financial company.
*Previous network patching experience in copper/fibre install and break/fix.
*Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
*Flexibility to work under pressure and delivery in a professional manner at all times.
*Able to work as part of a team or alone.
*Ideally you will have a CCNA certificate although not essential.
*Shift work from 7am-7pm/7pm-7am 4 days on/4 days off, 3 days on/3 days off
*Any experience in Fluke DTX, Link runner Pro is highly advantageous.

The Company
With over 20 years' experience providing managed services to enterprise companies across the UK and Europe and continuing to expand; this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Data Centre Engineer to join a reputable company.

The Package
Salary is up to £30,000 + Excellent Benefits including pension, 4 weeks holiday, BUPA healthcare and more.

Clearance
Candidates will have to go through clearance checks both financial and Criminal record checks, so can't have CCJ or Bankruptcy history.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of a client company






Job Keywords

Network, Cabling, Engineer, Data Centre, Patching, Rack, Server, Cisco, CCNA, Fluke DTX



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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