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Data Center Technical Operations Engineer I
at Apex Systems, Inc.
Sterling, VA

Data Center Technical Operations Engineer I
at Apex Systems, Inc.
Sterling, VA

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Title: Data Center Technical Operations Engineer

Location: Sterling, VA

Pay Rate: Negotiable + Apex Benes

Type: 4 month contract

Ideal Start Date: 7/1/2019

Job Description
We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented individual to join our Data Center Engineering Operations Team. This committed group works to maintain the critical physical infrastructure that supports Web Services. Specifically, this team works to ensure that the data center's MEP operates at 100% availability while maintaining first-class customer service to the teams and groups within the data centers.

The Data Center Engineering Operations Technician (EOT) is responsible for operating and maintaining electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center. The EOT serves as a technical resource to support within its owned and operated data centers. Data center equipment that supports mission-critical servers must maintain better than 99.999% uptime. EOT’s are also tasked with driving innovation while reducing operational costs in the facilities.

EOT’s are the front line responders for hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment troubleshooting and operation. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, stand-by diesel generators, switchgear, UPS’s, PDU’s, AHU’s, chillers, cooling towers, chemical treatment systems, pumps, motors, VFD’s, and building automation systems.

Responsibilities

Work with higher level technician and support the following activities:
· Operate and maintain mechanical and electrical equipment.
· Perform root cause analysis of equipment failures.
· Troubleshooting of facility and rack-level events within internal SLA.
· Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to while performing work.
· Able to work a 12-hour shift (rotating 3 to 4 day work weeks).
· Take daily operational readings of all mechanical and electrical equipment.
· Utilize internal CMMS to manage building workflows.

Basic Qualifications
· High School diploma or GED
- Technical (Military/ Trade School) training and/or relevant experience.
· 2+ years of relevant work experience.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Solid leadership and organizational skills.
· Attention to detail.
· Proven self-starter.
· Ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment.

Interested candidates, email current resume to erattle@apexsystems.com

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.


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