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Data Centre Specialist

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Data Centre Specialist

  • Post Date:December 26, 2022
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  • Career Level Specialist
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Insurance
Job Description

Applications are invited to fill in the vacant position of  Data Centre Specialist.

Reporting to: The Group Chief Digital Officer

The essential duties and responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data centre efficiency
  • Assess/certify the power, cooling, space, and weight sizing requirements for new activities
  • Ensure that environmental and safety standards are consistently met, identifying problems, and making repairs quickly (business continuity)
  • Actively identifying and understanding emerging marketing platforms, tools and trends and offer recommendations
  • Manage data centre performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures (disaster recovery) as well as respond to alarms in accordance with company procedures
  • Work with support service vendors to resolve conflicts and issues
  • Monitor activities, procedure, and utilization within the data centre to maintain proper IT policies and to comply with the regulation
  • Analyse the technology environment, enterprise specifics, and documentation of requirements
  • Setting the collaboration framework, creating a solution prototype, participating in technology selection, controlling solution development, and supporting project management
  • Perform installation and configuration, patch updates, OS upgrades, run cable infrastructure and document network

Key qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Degree in a computer science or engineering-related field
  • A certification in data centre management is a must (CompTIA ServerPlus, Data Centre Design Consultant, Certified Data Centre Management Professional or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience as a data centre specialist, preferably in an insurance or financial services set up
  • In-depth knowledge of data centre environments, servers, and network equipment
  • Extensive experience in installing, monitoring, and maintaining data centre equipment
  • Exceptional ability to work as part of a team, provide IT support, and resolve errors
  • Ability to keep up with advancements in data centre infrastructure and technologies
  • Proficiency in documenting network processes
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Willingness to respond to network and server errors after hours

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria, are encouraged to submit their CV’s and application letters, clearly stating position applied for in the subject field not later than 27 December 2022 to [email protected]

Being an equal opportunity employer, applications are encouraged from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, sex or disabilities.