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Data Center Technician – NYC

Data Center Technician – NYC

Location: New York City,New York     Department: Operations

Job Number: VB-13025

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Data Center Technician                                                

New York, NY

Non-Exempt

Reports To: Data Center Manager

 

Company Description:

Zayo Group provides Communications Infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.

Position Description:

The Data Center Technician provides an overall focus on positive pro-active end-user customer service through phone, email, face-to-face, and our internal case management systems.  Monitors all business-critical systems and escalates issues accordingly. Maintaining accurate logs of incoming and outgoing customer equipment and ensuring facility cleanliness.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain effective customer relationships, with customer satisfaction as the ultimate goal.
  • Answering customer phone calls and emails from clients requesting technical assistance.
  • Resolve tickets as quickly and thoroughly as possible.
  • Troubleshooting complex technical issues in a fast-paced data center environment.
  • Perform computer/server hardware and software support.
  • Work through colocation and ISP customer issues and escalate to on-call or engineering support staff as necessary.
  • Perform physical security walkthroughs, administration of security sign-in procedures for all colocation customers, visitors, third parties and escorting them to designated work location.
  • Monitor, resolve, and escalate issues within critical facilities infrastructure.
  • Handle all customer and internal shipping logs and maintaining facility cleanliness.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all products, processes and systems.
  • Candidate will be added to the Market’s on-call rotation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Responsibility and dependability are a must!
  • Candidates must have reliable transportation.
  • Trustworthy and ability to work honestly with little or no supervision, if necessary.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge and skills immediately.
  • Ability to assess situations and escalate properly, following internal procedures.
  • Knowledge of Windows operating systems both pc and server side.
  • Familiarity with basic hardware troubleshooting tasks, replacing hard drives, memory and motherboards a plus
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Some familiarity with DS1, DS3, Ethernet and dark fiber circuits are a plus. t.
  • Knowledge of switches, firewalls and managed storage are a plus.

 

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Previous NOC/SOC/IOC experience and/or data center experience preferred.
  • College degree in related discipline preferred.

 

Working Conditions:

This position requires the applicant to be able to work any of the shifts as part of a 24X7 coverage rotation.The ability to sit for prolonged periods in front of a computer is required. Work is done in an area where normal office noise and occasional construction noise is present. Dirt, dust and grease may be present. Work is occasionally conducted in an outside environment such as a dock, on the roof and in equipment enclosures. Duties may involve working outdoors for short periods of time, with potential exposure to typical North Eastern US  climatic conditions.

 

(May be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays as shift rotations require).

 

Rewards:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Zayo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Zayo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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