Amazon.com Datacenter Technician (Night Shift) in Manassas, Virginia

Amazon Web Services invites best-in-class IT professionals to join an elite team of data center technicians to build and maintain one of the world's largest information system infrastructures.

Overview

Data Center Technicians are Amazon’s front line in air-gapped AWS regions when it comes to handling the entire life cycle of a rack. This includes all tasks associated with planning and tracking capacity, rack deployment, rack cabling, hardware and software troubleshooting, and rack decommissioning.

Our technicians have industry-leading technical abilities and demonstrate a breadth of knowledge while they:

*Take ownership of technical issues brought by their customer base, engaging other teams when needed to drive resolution

*Show a strong aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving

*Solve problems at their root and step back to understand the broader context

*Maintain service level agreements through the implementation of proactive issue detection and reporting

*Are biased to act in the absence of direction or support

*Improve effectiveness through process innovation

Shift work is required. Local travel may be required up to 10% of the time.

Applicants must possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance (TS) with SCI eligibility. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

·Associate's degree in IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience

·Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and work in cramped and/or elevated locations

·Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience, plus two years of progressively responsible experience

  • Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications

  • Experience with HP hardware platform

  • Experience working in a Data Center environment: racking & stacking equipment, cable management,

·Ideal candidates need to be familiar with the following:

*IT Hardware and concepts

o RAID, SAN, x86 Architecture, SCSI

*Linux Administration

o Boot Process

o GRUB/LILO

o File Systems

o Network device and protocol configuration

o Directory Structure

o Performance Management/Troubleshooting

o Base Operating System Install

o Scripting: Perl, Python, Bash

o Core OS Services: ssh, telnet, ftp, nfs, dns, dhcp, samba, ldap, cvs

*Networking

o Protocols

o OSI Model

o Copper and Fiber Optic Testing and Cabling Standards

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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AMZR Req ID: 523445