Data Center Technician

Amazon Data Services, Inc. - Herndon, VA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $72,000 a year
EducationSkills
  • This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • 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
As a Data Center Technician, you are a primary resolver for your support team, and are skilled at troubleshooting one or more operating systems. You are able to troubleshoot and solve all but the most complex infrastructure issues. Issues are escalated to the appropriate resolver groups when necessary. You create and maintain documentation on technologies you support and are able to convey SOPs to junior staff. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. You know how to innovate and make decisions on his/her own, but also know how to take direction when it is given, paying attention to all details involved.

You are able to execute small projects on your own and work with your manager in planning and executing larger local projects. You act as an escalation point for junior technicians. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. Shift work is required. This position will fill an opening at one of multiple separate sites. This position may involve a night shift.

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the follow hardware platforms (e.g. Dell, HP) is a plus.
  • Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications is a plus.
  • Previous experience working in a Data Center environment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, hot & cold aisle containment).
Education:
Associate's degree in IT-related field plus two years of progressively responsible experience preferred.

Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age