Amazon Data Services, Inc. Company Profile

Data Center Technician

Amazon Data Services, Inc.

Job Description

Please apply with your CV / Linkedin Profile in EnglishWhile it is a plus if you have the skills mentioned below, it is ok if you don’t meet some of the requirements. As long as you are Passionate about IT infrastructure and hardware, and want to learn and be curious to improve your skills, we are happy to invest in your training and mentorship.Understanding of Linux/Unix AdministrationServer Hardware Troubleshooting experienceSome Experience with Network Protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet, L2/L3 technologiesNetwork Hardware: Copper and Optical Fiber Cabling, Switches, RoutersThis position also has a physical component requiring the ability to lift & rack equipment up to 18 kilos (the team uses server lifts for those); it may require working in cramped spaces or in elevated locations while adhering to health & safety guidelines.Our Zurich team are looking for a Data Center Technician with a passion for technology to help us expand our Cloud to the next level. We hope it is you!What are AWS Infra Operations: Data Center Operations designs, installs & maintains the world’s largest Cloud Computing Infrastructure.In this role you will have a unique opportunity to work in some of the most innovative data centers in the world. Amazon data centers are large-scale high-density centers where you will be working on changing the face of Cloud technology in the region.As a Data Center Technician, you will be the primary point of contact for both internal customers (for example: Network Engineers, Systems Engineers, Software Developers, Database Engineers, Technical Operations) and external customers (Hardware Vendors, Contractors, Service Providers among others).There is never a dull moment as each day presents itself with different challenges. Some of the key areas you will have an opportunity to grow in:Problem SolvingTroubleshoot technical issues on various platforms ranging from Systems through Networking to Power/MechanicalRemediation of physical layer outages, both Systems & NetworkRemediation or recovery of physical power issues on racksOperationsProject Management: You will participate in a number of high impact small to mid-scale projectsProject Management: You will participate in team meetings for metric analysis and project status updatesMentoring other peersSupport the amazon recruitment process for hiring new teamsRemote Accss: Console routers, IPMI, BMCServer Booting: POST, BIOS, PXE, Kickstart, GRUB/LILO, RAIDNetwork Equipment Installation and ConfigurationCisco IOS, NX-OS, JunOSRedundancy: Power feeds, ATS, Server Hardware, RAID, Network ConnectivityData Center Operations: Inventory Management, Hot/Cold Aisles, SecurityParticipated in Project ManagementScripting: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby (or programming languages)Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. 

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