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Data Centre Technician

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Recruiter: Equinix
Listed on: 14th October 2019
Location: Slough
Salary/Rate: Competitve
Salary Notes: Competitve
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Have you ever wondered what it's like working within the Operations department of a global datacenter and interconnectivity business? Well in effect, we keep the lights on! We ensure our clients, that range from SME's through to global powerhouses, have connectivity and data security 24/7.
Equinix is in a period of global expansion to meet and exceed the ever-increasing demand for digital connectivity and security. With growth comes opportunity! With presence in 15 countries in the EMEA region (e.g. UK, Netherlands, Germany and France) we are always looking for new talent to join our great company!

So, what does the role involve?

The position of Data Center Technician will help ensure overall availability and reliability to meet or exceed defined service levels of data center operations. This is a wide-ranging role, where you will be acting as a company ambassador through your early customer interaction, and as a solutions provider through providing guidance, installation, advanced test services and ad hoc project implementation.
Typical responsibilities include;

Installations; installs customer equipment and cabinets
Queue Management; figures out work priorities from our ticketing system
Testing/Troubleshooting; conducts carrier circuit testing
Cross Connects; installs and tests advanced cross connects circuits
Documentation/Reporting; maintains detailed written records of all work activity
Projects; supports fulfilment of projects with direction from senior staff
Customer management; supports customer happiness through timely and precise order execution

Who are we looking for?
Based in the UK, Germany, Netherlands or France, we are looking for people who are willing to work both independently and with a team. We are looking for people with key skills like work prioritisation, organisational skills, effective communication, the ability to react quickly in a critical environment and those that have the drive and determination to succeed with their job.
Basic Qualifications

Ideally hold an electrical or networking qualification or similar
Experience of Cat6a, OM3/OM4 / Fibre Cabling techniques (Installation, Termination & Testing)
Good knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/ IP
Previous experience in an IPS or telco environment is preferred
Experience working in a customer facing environment

About Equinix
Equinix is one of the largest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide, currently in our 61st quarter of growth. That's why we're always looking for creative and visionary people who can help us achieve our goal; global interconnection. With over 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home of the Cloud, supporting over 9,800 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations, and complex cloud and application solutions.
Due to strategic growth plans fuelled by an increasing demand for digital connectivity, we are recruiting across multiple functions (IT, operations, engineering, corporate functions, etc) at all levels and would be interested in hearing from individuals that are eager to develop their career through Equinix.

The role is offering

The opportunity to leave your mark in a company that is growing quickly and still manages to keep a pioneer spirit. We offer you a competitive salary in return for your time and drive, sharing your knowledge and experience. On top of that, an annual bonus scheme and other attractive benefits, but overall an environment where you can flourish, grab opportunities and enjoy yourself whilst working.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Competitive Salary
10% bonus
25 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to purchase more (pro rata on shift)
Insurance and Health: Life Assurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness Insurance, Private Healthcare, Eye Care Coverage and Gymflex Membership
Investment: Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Company Pension Plan
Travel: Cycle to Work Scheme and Annual Season Ticket Loan
Family: Childcare Vouchers and Merlin Entertainment Pass
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

Exciting? We think so! Your journey starts here, so take the first step to become part of the Equinix family by clicking apply.
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