Hardware/ Datacentre Engineer

Job Type:
IT & Technical
Home-Based, North America
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

Our client, a major gaming and betting firm, is seeking a mid level engineer to apply their technical skills in a fast-paced and complex environment. This role is available on a remote basis, ideally within the United States.

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Characteristics:
Working knowledge of server hardware and the desire to participate in projects at a multi datacentre is central to this role.
Solid communication skills are a requirement for this role.
This person should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where adaptability and flexibility will be key to their success.
The successful candidate will be able to work independently and also within groups.
The candidate should also have a working knowledge and experience in at least one of the following core areas: Networking, Programming/Scripting, Hardware and OS repair.
Knowledge of Linux and server hardware repairs
Experience modifying and developing in Python, SQL, and/or shell scripting
Working conceptual knowledge of technologies such as HTTP, DNS, RAID, and DHCP

Key Responsibilities:
This position will work to resolve and diagnose server issues at scale, escalate issues and work with remote engineering teams. Additionally, this role will work within the rack lifecycle processes with a focus on helping build out and enable cloud scale compute and storage environments.
Work within ticketing system in support of the health of server fleet
First point of contact for break fix technicians
Accountable for assisting with projects (new capacity as well as retrofits) and repairs throughout the datacentre
Understand and initial analysis to debug hardware, and Linux OS related issues
Demonstrate personal leadership Identifying and helping to create documentation for the global datacentre knowledge base
Understand and manage the Meraki network equipment (MX and MS)
Assist with process improvements and best practices in datacentre operations
Participate in on-call rotation (once a month on call for a week after hours, first point of contact)

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Samantha Feeney

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