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Senior Engineer, Datacenter

On-site
  • Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Information technology

Job description

To do day-to-day operations of data centers ensuring that facilities run smoothly and efficiently through monitoring and maintaining equipment, resolving issues as they arise, and planning for future growth or changes in technology. Design new data centers or update existing ones to meet current standards through adding more cooling systems or upgrading electrical wiring to support newer hardware.

Responsibilities: 

  • Follow the day-to-day operations related to own job to ensure continuity of work
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and practices taking into account ‘best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement
  • Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet company requirements, policies and standards
  • Monitor and troubleshoot server, storage, and networking equipment for malfunctions or failures
  • Install and configure new servers, storage devices, routers, switches, and other network components
  • Conduct capacity assessments of existing infrastructure to ensure that it can support future growth
  • Maintain detailed documentation of all server and storage configurations and changes made to them
  • Perform regular backups of data to prevent loss in case of computer failure or theft
  • Provide technical support for applications and operating systems used in the data center
  • Write scripts to automate common processes within the data center environment
  • Monitor energy usage across the data center to ensure efficient operation
  • Conduct environmental and air quality tests to ensure compliance with policies and processes
  • Define performance goals at the start of the year in discussion with the reporting manager and ensure that the goals are monitored and achieved during the course of the year
  • Take ownership of own learning agenda by identifying development needs in consultation with the reporting manager and working towards bridging the gaps through various means which go beyond just training
  • Understand the competencies relevant to the role, and work towards displaying as well as developing these effectively
  • Keep abreast of relevant professional developments, new techniques and current issues through continued education and professional networks
  • Handle any additional tasks as per business needs
  • Follow all relevant company and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
  • Comply with all relevant safety, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and cont­­­­­­rols to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Comply with all relevant information security practices and standards to ensure data integrity and confidentiality.

Job requirements

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in datacenter operations and management.
  • Data Center Certificates.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Science or Information Technology. 


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