Data Centre Engineer

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Job Title: Data Centre Engineer

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £24k - £28k

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

This is a permanent shift-based role on a 4-on 4-off basis (including nights and weekends), 12 hours per each shift.

About Us:

Custodian Data Centres is an award-winning innovative Data Centre, Network & Cloud services provider based in Maidstone & Dartford, Kent. We are seeking a Data Centre Engineer to join our forever growing team.

We have been operating for over 12 years and are proud to have achieved 100% uptime for the entirety of that period. We design, build and manage everything in house, you'll be part of the team behind this.

The Role:

We have an opportunity within our DC Engineering team for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn and put those skills to use in a working environment, keeping businesses up and running around the world. The role is split across both our Maidstone & Dartford premises on a rota pattern.

The role offers ample opportunity to gain exposure to multiple technologies. You will be involved in monitoring and adjusting cooling and electrical systems, onboarding new clients and providing client support via telephone, email and in person within the datacentre.

As well as the experience you will gain, you will be a part of a small team behind one of the most well-connected networks in the UK. In turn, we will also provide you with free U space if you wish to build your own lab.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Providing support & remote hands for clients
  • Running & testing cables for the network and infrastructure
  • Diagnosing and resolving hardware issues
  • Use of monitoring systems to identify potential issues
  • Network and workstation troubleshooting
  • Proactively working to update and process tickets within our system

This role will suit someone who is a self-starter and has the right attitude to learn and move forwards, as we will provide training where required.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a keen attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation
  • Have good IT troubleshooting skills
  • Have good analytical skills
  • Have basic knowledge of Windows and Linux environments
  • Have a basic understanding of computer networking
  • Have a full UK driving licence and be willing to commute to both our premises in Dartford and Maidstone easily

What We Offer / Benefits:

  • Night Shift Allowance per night shift worked
  • A challenging and rewarding environment
  • The opportunity to learn new technologies
  • Private health insurance after completion of probationary period
  • Free secure onsite parking
  • Encouraged personal development
  • Up to 28 Days Paid Holiday (Extra based on length of service)
  • Free U-Space for staff members
  • Top of the range Cisco Lab onsite
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Potential for Exam Funding (i.e. CCNA, CompTIA Security+ etc)

Please Note:

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; IT helpdesk technician, systems engineer, helpdesk support, junior network engineer, Data Center Engineer, Data Center Operations Specialist, Data Center Infrastructure Engineer, Data Center Systems Engineer, Data Center Technician, Data Center Network Engineer, will also be considered for this role.

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