Infrastructure Support Specialist II (DC Cabling Engineer)

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Berkshire, Slough
Salary
£30000 - £32000 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2020
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a blue-chip IT company is currently seeking an Infrastructure Support Specialist II (Data Centre Cabling Engineer) based on their customer site in Slough This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday - Friday 7.00am - 9.00pm Split Shift Saturday 8.00am-5.00pm and required to do on-call. The role is paying between £30,000- £32,000 per annum depending on experience to start ASAP

*Security Clearance will take place for successful candidate*

Role Overview

Provide Data Centre cabling activities installation, termination and testing of all data center interlink cabling (i.e. CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, fibre optic)

Responsibilities

  • Installation, termination and testing of all data centre interlink cabling (i.e. CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, fibre optic)
  • Responsible for all data cable infrastructure installs - UTP, OM3/OM4 and single mode fibre
  • Installation, maintenance and lifecycle of the whole trunk-infrastructure across building backbone
  • Fault- finding of network cabling within Datacentre, able to trace and test connections and resolving issues. Fibre Optic termination testing and fault finding with OTDR, Fluke testing equipment
  • Provide onsite support using Fluke testing equipment to test all new and suspect cable connections.
  • Supporting of LAN & WAN Infrastructure components, structured cabling, VOIP telephone systems and voice recording.
  • Managing Patch schedules for Platform provisioning (i.e. new server deployment), patch cables are installed- labelled and tested according to work order requests
  • Ability to order and manage stock, keeping an up to date inventory of all cabling.
  • Liaise with the DCOFM Team Leads and schedule cabling infrastructure works according to prioritization.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate will need to have an extensive knowledge of data cabling with proven experience of (CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, and fiber optic), able to terminate patch panels floor boxes and wall panels with proven accreditations and experience.
  • Basic understanding of network VLAN's and IP addressing
  • Have good knowledge of Fiber Optic terminating testing and fault-finding with OTDR and Fluke testing equipment.
  • Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer's i.e. Systemax, Commscope, Corning, etc.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer's i.e. Systemax, Commscope, Anixter, Corning, etc
  • Knowledge of end user ticketing tools, Snow/Remedy including updating -forwarding and closing of tickets.
  • Good Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer orientation, self-motivation, and the ability to work in a team are important
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Positive attitude, ready to help all support teams with cabling related issues

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