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City / Ville Calgary
Province Alberta [AB]
Title / Titre System Admin - Data Centre
Job ID 01154
Position Overview Qualified candidate performs advanced datacenter operations tasks, facilitation and design tasks required for the development of the Enterprise Data Centers. The candidate would participate in an on-call rotation to ensure 100% uptime of company resources.

This is a 6 month contract with a chance of renewal.
Responsibilities Primary Responsibilities and Activities :

• Availability to Work on-call and or shift work as resources required.
• Server installation Data Center Operations Installation team.
• Could be required to travel to field locations within US/Canada for new computer installations, replacing old computer hardware and UPS battery replacements. (35 to 40% travel)
• Working with other Data Center Operations Team members monitoring to ensuring Field/Data Center availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support the Field/Data Center.
• Technical skills include the ability to effectively replace Data Center hardware, cabling of new and decommissioned equipment within Data Center and REMOTE Field Locations.
• Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and data center.
• Preserves availability of resources by scheduling changes within specified maintenance windows using change control board.
• Understanding of technology strategies, policies, and procedures by identifying problems; evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
• Maintains quality service by enforcing organization standards and procedures.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Exercises moderate independent judgment with direction from supervisor.
• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
• Ability to identify, interpret and evaluate system and network requirements
• Knowledge of computer hardware and software

Candidate Key Behaviors and Competencies

• Demonstrated ability to work well with others and be respected as a team member
• Track record for remaining unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor; and being more interested in results than personal preferences
• Capable of being extroverted and collaborative
• Motivation that is focused on long-term results
Requirements • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
• Ability to replace hard drives, dim, boards, fiber cards, basic upgrade and replacements.
• Understanding the different fiber cables used within Data Centers
• Ability to maintain cabling inventory to support business
• Excellent analytical and technical skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems
• Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
• Knowledge of many aspects of an Enterprise Technical Architecture
• Understanding of network and security architecture
• Manage physical access to data center facilities and racks.
• Maintain data cabling and associated documentation within the data center.
• Monitor power draw, ensure the proper upkeep of UPS and generators.
• Document rack layouts and maintain relevant documentation.
• Actively contribute to processes associated with the data center.

Education and Training and Experience

• Associates Degree in computer related field or Equivalent work experience
• 5 yrs. Data Center experience required
• APC StruxureWare Software Knowledge Preferred or Equivalent
Job Type Contract
Date Added 4/10/2013
Years Experience 6-7 year
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