Data Center Hardware Support

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VDart is an IT staffing firm based out of Atlanta, GA specializing in Digital & Emerging technologies. Founded in 2007, VDart has over 1700+ employees and contractors spread across 3 continents. We specialize in providing the Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Social, Mobile, Big Data Analytics, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. With delivery centers in UK, Mexico, Canada and India, we provide talent solutions to global customers covering EMEA, APAC & Americas. We provide deep technology and domain expertise in BFSI, Energy & Utility, Technology, CPG & Retail industry verticals. VDart is an award-winning organization recognized on Inc 500 Hall of Fame; Atlanta Business Chronicle's Fastest Growing Companies; NMSDC's National Supplier of the Year; Ernst & Young's Regional Entrepreneur of the Year and more. Please send your resume to for immediate consideration. Role:  Data Centre Hardware support Location: Lake forest, California Mode of Hire: Long Term Contract Rate: $Negotiable A senior level Hardware support to manage a critical project for one of our biggest client. The Individual should be passionate about technology, experienced in developing and managing cutting edge technology applications. Technical Skills: Provide in depth, support for large physical and virtual servers (Server+ Certification a plus). Provide high level support for a robust virtualization technology environment, Work with vendors (mainly HP, Cisco and VMWare) to understand the strategies, roadmaps and applications for current, updated and emerging technologies. Develop and maintain key relationships with infrastructure and operations teams. Assist engineering in the planning, design, evaluation, selection and management of new and modified server hardware and infrastructure. Work with Engineering and Architecture to design scalable server architectures for critical business systems. Participate in root-cause analysis meetings, gathering lessons learned, analyzing data, and developing solutions to improve performance and quality. Work with vendors (mainly HP, Cisco and VMWare) for escalated support Maintain problem tracking and issue resolution database to speed resolution of future service requests. Assume role as subject matter expert on one or more of our many foundation technologies or vendor products, with the ability to troubleshoot and performance tune these technologies. Generate detailed support documentation, SOPs, white papers and technology analysis reviews. Drive internal communications regarding the strategy, product roadmaps and technologies that make up our hardware and virtual infrastructure. Manage and monitor server capacity planning activities. Participate in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning and execution; implement disaster recovery processes and procedures in the server environment. Responsibilities: Provide Hands & Feet Support for the Data Centre. Practical Knowledge on Servers, Storages, Network Equipment's and their criticality. Understanding of Production, Test, Development Environments. Good knowledge on the Server Hardware Support [ Hardware replacement, Assisting in resetting cables, servers etc during outages] Provide all physical support for the Data Center operations as a Hands & Feet support Engineer. Participate in 24x7 oncall support schedule Behavioral Skills: Effective interpersonal, team building and communication skills Good verbal and written communications and presentation skills demonstrate an aptitude for assimilation of new technologies and solutions. Independently handle all consulting related activity and assist sales organization in driving the medium & large consulting opportunities. Preferable knowledge in competition products across networks, security and data center solutions. Should have worked in similar capacity in earlier organizations Qualifications: Graduate or Postgraduate with related technical discipline preferred. Minimum 5 to 6 Years of experience in Data-Centre Hands and Feet Support. Requires advanced experience in HP rack and blade server technologies and peripherals (i.e. hba's, system boards, network cards, memory, cpu, etc.) Preferred basic knowledge of Cisco UCS, Dell and IBM servers. Requires advanced experience in HP chassis architecture including OA's, RIB's, fiber switches and network switches (HP Procurve). Requires experience in physical and virtual server builds. Requires basic Windows and Linux support knowledge. Requires basic support and configuration knowledge of VMWare (base knowledge of HyperV a plus) Requires minor support/troubleshooting knowledge of network and storage infrastructure. Requires advanced understanding of server based data center guidelines. Including patch, cable and power management, monitoring, rack cooling etc) Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc - provided by Dice

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