Data Centre Specialist

Position Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Attain Insight is in search of tech-savvy Data Centre Specialist that possesses a high-degree of professional and personal integrity. Must have strong communication skills, superior organizational skills, and demonstrates accuracy with attention to detail.  The position requires a methodical / logical approach to solving problems with an ability to foresee risks.  In addition to being a self-starter must have good time-management skills with the ability to multitask on critical items. The Data Centre Specialist also needs to demonstrates maturity and professionalism with staff and clients, and know when to take initiative and when to seek additional support.  Technology is constantly evolving and we need a team-player that demonstrates a willingness and interest in learning and self-improvement. If that's you, please apply.

Beneficial Asset Skills Experience:
  • Have worked in a data centre, or experience with server configuration and setup
  • Building servers or base images for those servers including base images for UNIX and WINDOWS
  • Familiarity with security, encryption, backups, audit logging, disaster preparedness/recovery, and data destruction technology and solution providers
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the management of Attain's technical infrastructure which may include such duties as:
    • managing and installing custom upgrades for customers
    • replacing cables, components and accessories
    • maintaining records and drawing schematics of the center to detail what equipment is installed
  • Carry out the installation and configuration of desktop computers, mobile computers, servers, network hardware/appliances, and software
  • Assess client needs, make recommendations, establish, confirm, and clarify requirements and guide the specification process
  • Carry out a variety of client support responsibilities which may include:
    • escorting clients through the center on tours
    • responding to client and management inquiries
    • coordinating with other organizations
  • Provide such professional guidance and explanation of consequential outcomes as is appropriate to correctly incorporate industry best practices
  • Perform administrative duties which might include:
    • scheduling work shifts
    • planning for capacity changes
    • maintaining corporate databases
    • ensuring compliance with government regulations
    • completing detailed documentation for work performed
    • giving management periodic status reports
  • Performing regular system and software updates to address security or other concerns
  • Monitoring and checking of log files for unhealthy or unapproved system functions
  • Transfer of backups, software and other materials between data centres or other physical locations
  • Generation and management of security keys for customer and Attain Insight servers
  • Part-time with opportunity to move to full-time employment and salary
Equal Employment Opportunities

Attain Insight values diversity. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.

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