Location: Reston, VA
Position Type: Full Time

Salary: DOE

Clearpath Solutions Group is a technology integrator focused on storage, networking, and virtualization. Clearpath continues our tremendous growth story and the future is looking ever brighter for our company. We are investing in key personnel to help us achieve our vision of a full-service data center services company. Due to continued growth, a strong market for our services, and a world-class reputation, were seeking a Data Center Technician to join our growing our Technical Services team. The successful candidate should be comfortable in customer-facing scenarios, with the ability to clearly communicate and document their efforts.

  • The role includes the physical deployment of network, server and storage equipment – candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. if needed
  • Candidates should have a good understanding of data center technology basics including networking and virtualized servers in a distributed environment (blade servers and centralized storage)
  • This is a great opportunity to learn about data center technology including enterprise grade / data center servers, storage and networking equipment. This is a long-term role with career advancement opportunities

Job Duties

  • Deploy to customer and public data centers in the Washington, DC and Baltimore metro area
  • Rack and stack equipment (network, servers, storage)
  • Fiber and copper cabling and cable organization with adherence to best standards
  • Perform Data Center Readiness Assessments to ensure appropriate power, cabling type and lengths, optics, rack layout, etc.
  • Create rack elevation diagrams for physical deployment
  • Commission and Decommission of Hardware (servers, storage arrays, routers, switches, firewalls, etc.) including replacement components such as power supplies, hard drives, memory modules, etc.
  • Baseline deployed hardware including performing basic code upgrade on hardware, establishing management network connectivity for configuration and logical deployment
  • Work closely with Project Managers and Lead Engineers teams to provide successful implementation

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in related discipline with 3-5 years or more of professional experience
  • A strong working knowledge of data center processes and design (power, cooling, redundancy)
  • Strong cable management skills and experience managing fiber & copper in a data center environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. if needed
  • Strong troubleshooting and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, adhere to deadlines, ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective client management (internal or external) skills

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • A+, Network+ or Server+
  • Previous experience working in a complex high availability data center environment
  • Hands on expertise of midrange systems in large scale (100+ servers) environments- Cisco, Dell & HPE server hardware
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Visio

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@clearpathsg.com