Data Center Operator

Undisclosed Company
£24000 per annum + Hourly Shift allowance pay
13 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Job Type
Manpower are currently recruiting for a Data Center Operator to join their Client - an on-site delivery specialist for multi-vendor products and services. The successful candidate will work to shift work, working as part of a team that cover 24 hrs x 7 days a week, the shift pattern is 4 days on a set of shifts (mornings 07:00-19:00, nights 19:00-07:00) and then 4 days off.

Operators will be paid an extra £3 per hour from 22:00 to 06:00

It is important to stipulate that the successful candidate will need to hold or obtain security clearance - If you suspect that you will not be able to obtain DV MoD and MoJ security clearance, then this role is not for you, as it will be a primary requirement for the role.

Minimum requirements will include:

*Basic understanding of IT operations in a big organization
*Strong loyalty with regard to data and DC facility security
*Fluency in English (speaking, reading and writing)
*Ability to work precisely and quality oriented
*Capacity to understand and clarify customer expectations effectively
*Basic understanding of server Hardware (console, devices etc.)
*Ability to handle various types of media, devices and libraries
*Generic media knowledge (client to provide training for client specific or customer specific equipment)
*Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office environment and general PC hardware
*Basic understanding of Networking

It will be preferable for the applicant to own:

*Data center operations experience
*Professional certification in a relative field
*A professional degree in a technical discipline
*Several years of experience in IT support,
*Experience of IT operations in a data center or similar environment
*Ability to stay calm, communicate proficiently and resolve issues in stressful situations
Responsibilities will also include:
*Number of regular scheduled and unscheduled Tape mounts
*Number of calls due to wrong tape mounts
*Number of calls owing to not cleaned tape drive
*Number of tape brought on to site from other vendors

Interested? Think you can do it? Please apply for this role with a CV which will highlight your transferable skills and experience.

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