Data Center Technical Operations Engineer I

Job#: 2028769

Job Description:

Apex Systems, a World-Class Technology Solutions Provider, is seeking applicants for the below position on behalf of our client.  Please email an updated resume to Jordan at [email protected] if interested and qualified. 
*Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. *
Position:  Data Center Operations Engineer I
Location: Chantilly, VA
Estimated Duration: The client approximates that this project may last up to 4-6 months and will be a contract to hire. However, there is no guarantee of employment for any length of time.
Pay Rate Range:  $36.84/hr.
Project Description: The Data Center Technical Operations Engineer, will be responsible for Data Center Engineering Operations within the clients Data Center. Including, but not limited to, risk management and mitigation, corrective and preventative maintenance of critical infrastructure, vendor management and metric reporting.
Day to Day Responsibilities/typical day look like:  

  • Responsible for the on-site management of shift technicians, senior shift technicians, sub-contractors and vendors, ensuring that all work performed is in accordance with established practices and procedures.
  • Establish performance benchmarks, conduct analyses, and prepare reports on all aspects of the critical facility operations and maintenance.
  • Work with IT managers and other business leaders to coordinate projects, manage capacity, and optimize plant safety, performance, reliability and efficiency.
  • Operate and manage both routine and emergency services on a variety of critical systems such as: switch-gear, generators, UPS systems, power distribution equipment, chillers, cooling towers, computer room air handlers, building monitoring systems, etc.
  • May assist in the design and build out of new facilities.
  • May assist in projects to increase current facility efficiency.
  • Responsible for asset and inventory management.
  • Assist in recruiting efforts
  • Deliver quality service and ensure all customer demands are metBasic
Selling Points for Candidates:  
  • Opportunity for conversion to a full time employe
  • Bachelors Degree or Technical (Military/ Trade School) Degree and relevant experience.
  • Experience in mission critical facilities (example: hospital, military facility, public safety facility, etc.) Multi-craft maintenance technician
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 0-2 years of Data Center Engineering Experience
  • 0-2 years of Data Center Management Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Fundamental knowledge of network design and layout as well as low voltage (copper/ fiber) cabling
*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, benefits include the below with employee contribution*   
  • Health  
  • Dental 
  • Vision  
  • Life Insurance; Short Term Disability 
  • Hospitalization Coverage 
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Weekly Pay Periods 
  • Training and Development Programs 
  • 401k 
  • Referral Program 









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