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The Role

We are seeking a Data Centre Operative to join our Data Centre Team, helping to support the day to day operational running, maintaining and installation of the Fasthosts Server and network platforms. This is a great opportunity to work in a 10,000+ servers large scale datacentre supporting international clients.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Installing new racks, decommissioning old rackss
  • Install and upgrade servers within the data centre, including removals.
  • Replace faulty components in equipment within the data centre. (eg change hard disk)
  • Installing/decommissioning of cabling and rack switches
  • Manage Data Centre Incidents and Service Requests and resolve in a timely manner
  • Follow/Review Data Centre procedures

Skills and experience

Essential skills and experience:


Good IT equipment hardware support skills:

  • Fault finding
  • RAM/HDD/PSU/FANS replacements
  • Upgrading components

General understanding of core data centre infrastructure, including:

  • Power distribution
  • UPS
  • Generator
  • Fire Detection
  • Fire Suppression
  • Air Conditioning Desirable Technical Skills
  • Experience working within a data centre environment
  • Hardware repair/maintenance qualifications
  • IT skills – e.g. networking, Linux, Windows

Advantageous skills and experience:

  • Excellent Organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to Manage Multiple Activities
  • Ability to be able to think on your feet and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work well on your own as well as part of a team.
  • Good documentation skills.

We offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous training opportunities tailored to your career goals
  • Free parking close to our offices in a vibrant city centre location
  • Contributory pension scheme, Private health care, Cycle to work scheme & other benefits
  • Free soft drinks, fruit and computer games available in our break rooms.
  • Excellent coffee!
  • Great social activities: summer and Christmas parties, fitness groups, running teams, and many more.
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