Data Centre Engineer (BAU)

Job Title: Data Centre Engineer (BAU)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-29
Reference: 16434LOBa
Contact Name: Lori Broadhurst
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 10:35

Job Description

Data Centre Engineer - Barnsley - Up to £26,000

GSA Techsource is recruiting for a Data Centre Engineer for a global managed services business, this role is working on site at one of their clients based in Barnsley. 

The Data Centre Engineer will be working within the Business as Usual team which provides connectivity for all data centre platforms. 

Within this role you will be 
  • Responding to installation of cabling requests (cooper and fibre)
  • Attending INs and faults 
  • Administration of client IT systems to ensure working procedures are followed 
  • Dealing with clients and clients customers  to ensure works are delivered on time and communicated 
  • Arranging and attending to change records when required 
  • Carry out cable recovery when required 
  • Installation and connectivity of network equipment 
  • Assist with cabling installation infrastructure when required 
  • Travel between sites when required (Wakefield and Barnsley)

Experience required 
  • Experience of working within a data centre environment 
  • Experience of structured cabling systems 
  • Network equipment connectivity and installation experience 
  • Knowledge of different data centre platforms including I-Series, Z-series, SAN to name a few
  • Microsoft office product knowledge  
  • Health and safety awareness 

Shifts and On Call 
With this role you are required to work shifts and on call the working pattern is 
  • Week 1, 7.5 hour day shift 
  • Week 2, 11.5 hour afternoon/night shift 
  • Week 3, off. But can pick up overtime if available
You will be required to on call work every 1 in 3 weeks which has additional pay. 

Please note all candidates must have a Full Clean UK Driving License and access to their own vehicle. You must all be a max of 1 hour away from either Wakefield or Barnsley site. 

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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