Data Center Hardware Engineer - Consultant

Careers at Bloomberg

Rockland County

Posted Aug 18, 2016 - Requisition No. 53620

Do you have a passion for technology? Are you well-versed in emerging compute technologies? Are you interested in working across SRE and Infrastructure teams? If so, keep reading.

This is no small Compute Infrastructure. Our data centers have more than 20,000 servers and more than 1,000 core network devices with multi-vendor presence across all platforms. Come join a team that supports the vast storage, network and server technology seldom witnessed in the industry.

As a consultant on our team, you will participate in the lifecycle management of the hardware in our production data centers. You will work to complete moves, adds and changes, as well as triage a variety of hardware problems. You are a self-motivated individual demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in a team-centered culture.

Job Shifts:

  • First shift (day), second shift (afternoon), third shift (night), weekend shifts
  • We can work with each candidate to find a suitable shift to work depending on the workload and business needs

We'll trust you to:

  • Take advantage of the opportunity to work in a world class-data center
  • Collaborate with your peers and stakeholders across the organization
  • Demonstrate operational awareness to identify areas of risk and ensure work is performed without causing outages
  • Handle data center detail work including equipment examination and document review
  • Troubleshoot hardware problems across a variety of vendor and technology platforms
  • Install, configure and upgrade servers across this multi-vendor environment

You need to have:

  • Experience with Linux/UNIX-based operating systems
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines and juggling schedules to accommodate business needs
  • A working knowledge of IT technologies including server, network routers and switches and SAN storage
  • The desire to grow, contribute and support our customers globally
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • The ability to perform physical activities including walking, lifting and climbing a ladder
  • Flexibility on work location and the ability to work in Middlesex County, NJ, Manhattan or Rockland County, NY as needed

We’d love to see:

  • Experience programming or scripting in Perl, Python, C or C++
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
  • Operational experience in a production data center environment
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