Data Center Support Engineer in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description

Looking for a hands-on, passionate, results-oriented individual to help, implement and support the ever growing datacenter footprint in Durham NC.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Data Center Support Engineer:

  • Work with a talented team of engineers to create new projects and manage existing projects 
  • Engage in day to day lab operations that can support the ever growing demand of a very fast moving organization
  • Maintain operational excellence, communicate clearly and have a consistent track record of improving efficiencies
  • Help understand and prioritize issues and product vulnerabilities
  • Interact with managers, product management, global support, and core engineering to contribute to the overall growth of the organization

Requirements of the Data Center Support Engineer:

  • Experience with UNIX / Linux and Windows Server plus basic VMware Knowledge
  • Advanced hardware troubleshooting and repair with storage equipment and other rack mount server platforms
  • 1-2 years of experience fixing PC hardware
  • Basic understanding of networking and TCP/IP
  • A+, Network+ or similar certifications or equivalent experience preferred
  • Solid familiarity with Microsoft Office Excel and Outlook
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to repetitively lift 70 lbs. for installation of Isilon products.
  • Ability to work occasional off hours
  • Experience working with ITSM such as ServiceNow
  • Experience working with PPM such as Daptiv
  • Hands-on technical expertise on Cisco, Brocade and Arista platforms preferred
  • Understanding of development/test labs and workflows preferred
  • Working knowledge of windows and Unix platforms preferred
  • Experience with VMWare preferred
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management preferred
  • Experience in establishing, measuring, and meeting service level agreements, improving the availability, performance, and quality of systems

Keywords: Data Center Support, Unix, Cisco, VMWare

Job ID: 334358

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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