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Data Center Engineer - Elite Prop Trading Firm
New York, NY

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Job Description

Data Center Engineer

This position is for a motivated, experienced individual to work with our networking and systems administration teams in our regional data centers. The position is a combination of data center rack and stack work, network administration and systems administration. This is a hands-on position where the individual will be challenged to deliver high quality work in Jane Street's production environment.

Job Responsibilities:

* Work as a support resource for different groups within technology, including the systems administration, developer and network engineering groups.
* Travel to different data centers to troubleshoot issues, install, configure, and monitor new and existing equipment.
* Be responsible for the overall data center security, organization, documentation, safety, cleanliness and supplies.
* Suggest alternatives and improvements to current processes when there are better alternatives.
* Coordinate logistics of shipping/receiving server, network and telecommunications equipment.
* Rack, cable and provision servers and networking equipment.
* Maintain inventory for cabling, optics and network equipment.
* Perform hardware maintenance on rack mounted servers.
* Measure, install, dress and label copper and fiber cabling.
* Work with carriers on installation of services.
* Troubleshoot server issues with senior system administrators.
* Troubleshoot network issues with senior network engineers.
* Troubleshoot equipment failures, install and configure replacements.
* Ability to work evening and occasional weekends.
* Supervise vendors and trades when they are in the data center doing work.


* Self-driven, independent individual.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability of analytical and interpersonal skills.
* Basic knowledge of networks, Linux and Windows.
* Basic knowledge of data center best practices and cabling methodology.
* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders to install cabling and equipment.

Nice to have

* Ability upgrade code of networking devices.
* Ability to terminate copper/fiber cabling.
* Upgrade firmware and BIOS settings of servers.
* Ability to test and troubleshoot dark fiber connectivity.
* Basic Bash/Python scripting experience.
* 1-2 years experience working in a Data Center environment; racking & stacking equipment and cable management.
* Familiarity with Dell, Cisco, Arista, Ciena, Corning, and/or Ortronics products.

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

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