Infrastructure Support Specialist II (DC Cabling Engineer)

Full Time London London IT Job Pro UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a blue-chip IT company is currently seeking an Infrastructure Support Specialist II (Data Centre Cabling Engineer) based on their customer site in the Docklands, London. This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday – Friday 13:00 – 21:00 Saturday 08.00 -17:00 on rotation. The role is paying up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience to start ASAP

*Security Clearance will take place for successful candidate*

Role Overview

Provide Data Centre cabling activities installation, termination and testing of all data centre interlink cabling (i.e. CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, fibre optic)

Responsibilities

Installation, termination and testing of all data centre interlink cabling (i.e. CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, fibre optic)
Responsible for all data cable infrastructure installs – UTP, OM3/OM4 and single mode fibre
Installation, maintenance and lifecycle of the whole trunk-infrastructure across building backbone
Fault- finding of network cabling within Datacentre, able to trace and test connections and resolving issues. Fibre Optic termination testing and fault finding with OTDR, Fluke testing equipment
Provide onsite support using Fluke testing equipment to test all new and suspect cable connections.
Supporting of LAN & WAN Infrastructure components, structured cabling, VOIP telephone systems and voice recording.
Managing Patch schedules for Platform provisioning (i.e. new server deployment), patch cables are installed- labelled and tested according to work order requests
Ability to order and manage stock, keeping an up to date inventory of all cabling.
Liaise with the DCOFM Team Leads and schedule cabling infrastructure works according to prioritization.

Essential Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will need to have an extensive knowledge of data cabling with proven experience of (CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, and fiber optic), able to terminate patch panels floor boxes and wall panels with proven accreditations and experience.
Basic understanding of network VLAN's and IP addressing
Have good knowledge of Fiber Optic terminating testing and fault-finding with OTDR and Fluke testing equipment.
Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer's i.e. Systemax, Commscope, Corning, etc.

Desirable Skills and Experience

Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer's i.e. Systemax, Commscope, Anixter, Corning, etc
Knowledge of end user ticketing tools, Snow/Remedy including updating -forwarding and closing of tickets.
Good Excel skills
Strong interpersonal skills, customer orientation, self-motivation, and the ability to work in a team are important
Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
Positive attitude, ready to help all support teams with cabling related issues
A minimum of 2 years working experience in enterprise Data Centres in financial institutes

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