Data Centre Operations Engineer

Location: Northampton


Job Description

Great News! We have a vacancy for an Engineer at our Data Centre in Northampton.

Node4 is an exciting and invigorating workplace environment as we expand into new markets and introduce new solutions into our product range. With our own UK data centres, national MPLS network and many strong USPs, our portfolio includes Colocation, Cloud, Connectivity and Unified Communication solutions.

As a result of our continued year on year growth we need to expand our engineering team, and are therefore looking to recruit a Data Centre Operations Engineer.

The successful candidate will be required to provide and promote a professional, high quality, customer focused service to our customers, ensuring industry-leading levels of customer satisfaction.

Ideally you would live with 30 mins travel from the site (for on-call purposes).


Key Responsibilities

  • Installation of racks and associated infrastructure to house Node4 and customer equipment.
  • Be aware of, and adhere to, any Method Statements, or Statement of Works required to complete the installation.
  • Installation of IT and Communications equipment and any associated connectivity between equipment, including cabling, and connection to power supplies.
  • Configuration of IT and communications equipment to pre-defined instructions.
  • Post installation testing of equipment, liaising with colleagues to troubleshoot and resolve problems as required.
  • Complete/update any documentation required to complete the installation and hand-over to the customer.
  • Day to day data centre operations such as tape changes, visitor management, infrastructure checks etc.

Some Essential Skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (face to face, verbal and writte
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work pro-actively and to tight deadlines
  • Full driving licence
  • A background / qualification in electrical or mechanical infrastructure would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in a data centre environment or similar

Ready to Apply?

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to Recruitment Manager, David Wilson at recruitment@node4.co.uk.
No agencies please.