Data Centre Operator -IT

Dublin, Dublin South
EUR23 - EUR24 per annum
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Amy Corr
Job Type
Data Centre Operator

IT Job Family: Data Centre

Hours: Shift work: working as part of a team that cover 24x7x365 days, the shift pattern is 6 days on then 4 days off. The shift times are Mornings 07:30-16:00, Evenings 15:00-23:30, and Nights 22:30 - 08:00.

1 year contract with a view to extend!!
General Summary:

Under limited supervision, operate and maintain various computer and peripheral equipment and monitor systems activity. Follow established documentation and execute production job streams according to a defined schedule and verify successful job completion. Maintain logs and shift passdown reports required for the Data Centre. Handle and label media in accordance with established procedures. Refer problems to more experienced Operators or other support personnel.

This role could also suit someone with a strong office administration background, who is looking to move into an IT related role.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 Perform daily backups, restore and label tape media according to established procedures.
 File all media and library material in an organized and uniform manner according to established procedures.
 Monitor media usage and provide Documentation for auditing purposes.
 Provide recovery media on request using established procedures.
 May be required to undertake other functions within the data center as required (Tape Librarian, installation of hardware and other relevant technical functions).
 Responsible for monitoring the Data Centre and field servers.
 Responsible for monitoring the environmental infrastructure (temperature, humidity, power).
 Interface with support personnel and users when required.
 Handle sensitive processes and data according to security procedures.
 Maintain a neat, orderly and secure Data Centre. Record and maintains appropriate logs, problem documentation and shift passdown reports.
 Receive equipment deliveries
 Maintain storeroom and stock levels

Skills Required:
 Good communication skills
 Organizational skills
 Sense of urgency
 Work in a team environment
 Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
 Call management experience
 Understanding of computer components desirable but not essential

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