Hostway System Support Technician (L1) in Tampa, Florida
Hostway Corporation is a leader in Cloud, Managed, and Hybrid Hosting. Hostway delivers reliable, secure, and scalable Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions to over 500,000 customers worldwide. Hostway has emerged as one of the largest cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers in the world due to the company’s expertise in developing secure, multi-tenant hosting environments and is committed to providing SMB's and large enterprises with cost effective business solutions. Hostway’s core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Web Hosting and Email and Applications. For more information about Hostway, please visit http://www.hostway.com.
Hostway Corporation (www.hostway.com) is looking for a Datacenter Technician. The position will include a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, imaginative, innovative, easy to work with, and excited to learn new, bleeding-edge technologies.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Deploy, setup and maintain enterprise hardware from various manufactures (Dell, HP, Sun, Cisco, NetApp, EMC)
Install (and remove) racks, shelving, power strips, rails, cable management within data center
Install custom configured operating systems (Windows, Linux, and FreeBSD)
Perform minor troubleshooting and assist senior level engineers in troubleshooting customer problems
Maintain accurate records of all Data Center equipment
Install hardware upgrades in existing servers
Fabricate and run network cables
Possess the ability to comprehend and execute company-wide interdepartmental escalation procedures
Participate in team meetings, providing input and suggestions to further increase productivity
Perform daily facility related tasks and any other assigned duties
High School Diploma
Basic understanding of computer hardware
Basic understanding of networking with an emphasis on TCP/IP
Experience installing and configuring Windows or Linux systems
Strong understanding of server technology including RAID
Knowledge of IP tables and Windows Firewalls
Ability to function as a team member and get along with others
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written
Must have flexible shift availability including nights, weekends and holidays
Must have excellent problem solving and the ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities
Ability to lift 50lbs
1 year related experience in Data Center Environment
Understanding of data center cabling standards including fiber optics
Basic working knowledge of electrical systems and general electrical theory
Microsoft and/or Cisco certification a plus
Experience with Cisco firewalls a plus
Hostway offers a competitive salary and benefits including Vacation, Extended Medical, Dental, Retirement Plan, and much more.
Hostway thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.