Datacenter Network L2

Full Time

Iron Systems

Job Description:

Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Break-fix:
  • Visually inspecting devices to assess equipment status
  • Rebooting routers, servers, storage devices or other equipment
  • Re-seating or replacing components or cables
  • Removing Alternating Current (“AC”) or Direct Current (“DC”) power from equipment
  • Cleaning equipment or connectors
  • Connecting a client-provided test set or test router to equipment
  • Swapping removable storage media
  • Installing or replace modular equipment components
  • Dispatching equipment for repair
  • Cleaning fibers
  • Taking light levels
  • Installing loop backs cables to test circuits remotely
  • Providing planned maintenance or circuit migration support
  • Installing Small Form Factor Pluggable (each an “SFP”) or Gigabit Interface Converters
  • (each a “GBIC”)

  • Troubleshooting hardware problems on any device
  • Racking and de-racking of any device installed
  • Labeling/inventory equipment plus digital picture, asset and serial number recording
  • Tape backup: cassette exchange and storage in strongbox
  • Power cycling a router, server, switch, and soft booting a server
  • Follow Data Eradication process
  • Provisioning:
  • Install cables or optics for new circuits
  • Re-connect / disconnect / replace existing circuits
  • Testing of cables and optics
  • Deployment:
  • Physical Cabling, Cable Management, Northbound Cabling (Fiber/Copper/Power
  • Rack/Stack/Jack, Installation Support (PDU, Network Switches, etc.)
  • E-Waste and other clean-up activities

  • Job Requirements:

    Excellent knowledge of Cisco UCS C240 & C480 Servers

  • Proven experience in a network administrator role
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing, and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing, and multitasking
  • CCNA, Network+, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE or equivalent
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from three-year College or technical school with an emphasis in electronics required;
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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