Data Center Technician - Technical IT 1

Job#: 1371374

Job Description:

*If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to Hunter at [email protected]*

Job Title: Data Center Technician- Level 2

Location: West Des Moines, IA – on site

A-side day shift, Sunday through Tuesday and every other Wednesday.
Resources will be working 12 hour shifts

Shift hours: 7 am - 7 pm core business hours 

Duration: 6 months – potential to extend or convert

Rate: $18-23/hr

As a Data Center Technician, you will provide day to day support for the systems infrastructure within the data center. Complex issues will be escalated to the appropriate resolver groups when necessary. You will learn and understand all aspects of the equipment you support. You know how to innovate and make decisions on your own, but also know how to take direction when it is given, paying attention to all details involved. You will execute small projects on your own and work with your manager in planning and executing larger local projects. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. You will deliver results within scope and under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs assigned tasks and escalates issues during high-volume work activity or escalation-based situations.
  • Leverages process knowledge and best judgment to complete next task without direct supervision.
  • Coordinates, prepares, and executes incoming/outgoing deliveries (e.g., purchase order [PO] receiving, Rack Movement Supervisor [RMS] activities).
  • Ensures complete and detailed physical inventory tracking and staging.
  • Performs inventory cycle audits, data corrections, and various Data Center regulatory compliance or certification control audit activity.
  • Performs material movement, including shipping/receiving and inventory management per standard process.
  • Perform routine motherboard replacements
  • Ensures detailed physical inventory tracking and staging.
  • Performs destruction of data bearing devices (DBD) following all documented procedures and runbooks.
  • Basic server repair (Discrete/Rack-based) following documented procedures
  • Physically assist in moving and racking equipment
  • Logistics/warehouse support (Sending/Receiving)
  • Create and review cable maps, determine required cable lengths, and provide cable lengths to order
  • Quality check and validate correct cable connections, cable management, and dressing
  • Decommission IT equipment (server and network under supervision), DBD removal only (does not perform any scanning)
  • Hard drive shredding
  • Move locked DBD bins to shredding area
  • Maintain data center facilities removing debris and empty boxes

Must Have Requirements:

  • High School Diploma AND 1+ year(s) experience warehouse/supply chain in an information technology (IT) environment, inventory management, retail, warehouse management, or a related field.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word).

Nice to have:

  • Previous datacenter experience

Personal Protective Equipment Required:

  • Feet: Lace-up steel or composite toe-boots which cover the ankle with a slip resistant sole, and meets specifications set-forth in the American Society of Testing Material (ASTM) International Standard F2413-05, Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap Footwear. (not provided by client)
  • Eyes: ANSI, CE, or EN approved Safety Glasses with side shields (provided by client)
  • Hands: Level 5 cut/abrasion/impact- resistant gloves (provided by client)
  • Ears: Multiple-Use ear plugs (provided by client)

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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West Des Moines, IA, US

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Date Posted:
September 18, 2023