Data Center Engineer - Chicago

Harrington Starr are partnered with a rapidly growing Proprietary Electronic Trading firm.  Our client is looking to hire for a Data Center Engineer to be based out of their Chicago office and to join the established IT Department.

The responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Follow best practice processes for the instillation, documentation and troubleshooting of physical equipment at colocation facilities
  • Coordination with existing IT team to troubleshoot technical issues
  • Work with mock equipment to Pre-plan data center design
  • Work with internal and external teams to manage data center inventory
  • Proactively suggest enhancements to existing configurations, technologies or procedures

This is an exciting opportunity to join a faced paced growing team working with best of breed technology.  If you are looking for a rewarding role within a company that rewards hard work and support growth ambitions, the this would be the ideal environment for you!

To be considered for the role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience working within a Linux-based environment
  • 1-3 years of experience of datacenter management
  • Experience with physically installing fiber optic duplex and simplex cables
  • Comfortable with basic network connectivity concepts
  • Familiar with Cisco IOS and knowledge of Ethernet networks (VLAN, spanning tree, MAC addressing, etc)
  • Ideally you will have experience working within a financial services organization
  • Ideally you will have an Associate's or Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university in Computer Science, Information Science or related technical field