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Data Center Specialist

  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
  • Location Montréal
  • Sectors Banking and Finance
Company Description

An industry leader in high performance networking is looking for a dedicated Data Center Technician to be part of their IT team. This is a full-time, permanent position located in Montreal, Canada. Salary is based on experience plus an annual discretionary bonus.

Job Description

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following: * Responsible for preparing hardware equipment for remote site deployments, maintain documentation for IT assets, and implement methods and procedures of site improvement

* Partake in installation, configuration, and maintenance of servers, network equipment, and operating systems
* Ability to coordinate with technicians in their remote sites to troubleshoot network related issues, resolve hardware, software, and L1/L2/L3 connectivity problems, and manage with service providers for the installation and activation of new services
* Provide technical support to third party contractors various tasks (remotely)
* Ability to work after-hours for emergency remote troubleshooting
* Must be willing to travel 50% of the time in North America, Europe, Asia, etc.

Required Skills/Qualifications/Experience

* Strong technical knowledge of network hardware, network management concepts, LAN/WAN, Windows, Linux, and Virtualization
* Working experience of cooling, power, and cabling in addition to installing, configuring, and maintaining hardware and software platforms
* Extensive knowledge in computer networking, troubleshooting and analytical skills
* Hands-on programming, scripting and automation experience in Python, SQL, etc.

Benefits

* FREE catered Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks-everyday!
* They pay for Transportation to work (i.e.: train pass, bus pass, parking, even Bixi!)
* Health & Fitness allowance
* Casual work environment with a zen room (massage chair!) or in the game room (with video games, ping pong, billiards, etc.) and so much more!
* Group RRSP plan, parental leave top-ups, insurance package, etc.

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.