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IT Data Center Operations

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Job ID R83339 Date posted Jul. 12, 2019

IT Data Center Operations

Location: DC Metro Area

Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStream® Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid.

Data Centers are the brains of a company, storing and processing huge amounts of data. They’re highly important to our customers – which means they’re highly important to us. Our IT Data Center Operations team’s remit extends from design, evaluation and analysis to testing, debugging and the implementation of applications programs. Supporting system hardware, peripherals and software within data centers, we identify, isolate and resolve problems, implement immediate resolutions when necessary and manage systems consoles from an operational and troubleshooting perspective.
Key Responsibilities

  • Periodic inspections of assigned data centers to ensure policies are being upheld
  • Responsible for floor space allocations and related rack and rack peripheral infrastructure build out to accommodate hardware installations and moves
  • Responsible for generating and communicating Data Center metrics
  • Responsible for management of data center operations–owned inventory
  • Communicates provisions of data center policies and standards to the corporation and facilitates customer understanding of processes and procedures
  • Plans and coordinates with various cross-functional teams and vendors to ensure present and future capacity/scalability

Essential Requirements :

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience in IT Data Center Operations
  • Expereince manages multiple activities related to DC infrastructure
  • Knowlesge and expereince developing, applying, revising and maintaining DC Operations policies, procedures, and standards
  • Served as DC Ops representative in crossfunctional projects in previous professional roles
  • Knowledge and understanding of customer needs and other internal/external contacts
  • Self-driven and detail oriented

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology (Advanced Degrees highly preferred)
  • Expereince as a Team Lead and Mentor

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you can keep the lifeblood of a company going, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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