Data Center Engineer
Somerset, NJ | Contract to Direct Hire
- Job Title: Data Center Operator
- Location: Somerset NJ
- Number of Positions: 2
- Status: Contract to Hire
- Hours: 1st and 3rd shift openings
- Salary: $65-$75k upon conversion
Our client located in Somerset, NJ is looking for a Data Center Engineer who will be able to provide quality technical support for their mainframe, network and server environments as well as for their system monitoring tools and problem management.
- Provide technical support in major area of responsibility (network operations, server operations, system monitoring, problem management).
- Assist in developing and implementing new processes and procedures, as well as perform updates to current documentation.
- Document problems in our Problem Management system, providing detailed information and analysis.
- Complete special projects and related responsibilities as assigned.
Skills and Knowledge:
- Working knowledge of Data Center Operations hardware, software and processes as well as supporting JES2 and MVS commands in a large scale Data Center environment.
- This is NOT a Batch Operator position.
- Strong Plus - working knowledge on the following monitoring tools: Omegamon, TSO, SDSF, Solarwinds, ServiceNow, New Relic.
- Able to perform Data Center mainframe LPAR shutdown (IPL) via HMC.
- Provide hardware and software support for HP and IBM servers and blade centers.
- Basic knowledge of VM, zLinux for Mainframe.
- Basic knowledge of Network Technologies, such as routers, switches, circuits and firewalls.
- Provide Disaster Recovery support such as the ability to execute backups and restores via CommVault.
- Ability to proactively anticipate, identify, troubleshoot and resolve problems in all areas.
- Understanding of System and Application Monitoring, Change Management and Problem Management.
- Able to work well individually; with peers and with vendors in order to maintain availability for all Data Center Network, Mainframe and Server equipment both locally and at remote locations.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrated ability to perform troubleshooting techniques at an advanced level, communicating issues and results with co-workers and supervisor.
If you or someone you know is qualified for this opening - please contact your dedicated IT Talon Recruiter today.
Great benefits offered both contract as well as once hired full time:
Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance, 401(k), Employee Service Center, Referral Bonuses, Loyalty and Longetivy Bonuses, and Plum Benefits.
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