Data Center Administrator in Oklahoma City, OK at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Data Center Administrator
Direct Hire 
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Manages the Data Center and related mechanical devices
  • Manages and designs hardware deployments and cabling inside the Data Center
  • Documents the network and data center processes, and performs related tasks
  • Responsible for operation and maintenance of the Data Center, including all day to day activities
  • Assists with data center design
  • Brings forward opportunities for improvement and re-architecture
  • Performs installation of network and systems equipment (rack, stack and cabling). Knowledge of tools for installation. Removing equipment when decommissioned
  • Monitor facilities for power, cooling and other capacity needs
  • Test and turn up circuits including data, voice, and specialty circuits
  • Perform basic system administration tasks under direction from Network and Systems Administrators
  • As required must be available on a 24 hour basis for emergency support (Only when required and considered abnormal to general operations)
  • Troubleshoot and verify existing network equipment and systems infrastructure
  • Provide feedback on and refinement of data center operational processes
  • Establishes specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements
  • Evaluates performance and issues including availability and utilization; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment
  • Maintains Data Center performance by performing monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting problems; escalating problems to vendor or other staff
  • Some technical and desktop support tasks required
  • Manages and configures Network Disaster Recovery including procedural documentation.
  • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Documents specific duties, activities, problems solved and issues resolved
  • Assists in the documentation of the network, applications and resources on the network in conjunction with the public service staff
  • Performs training
  • Attends meetings and serves on committees, as requested
  • Coordinate with the Trainer to set up and take down Cyberschool equipment as well as any other equipment needed for meetings
  • Coordinates with upper management to setup new offices as needed
  • Regular attendance as required
  • Performs additional duties and assignments as requested

Must Haves:

  • High School graduate required
  • Bachelor Degree Required  
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • CCNA Data Center Preferred
  • Datacenter HVAC, CRAC, cooling technologies
  • Datacenter power, UPS, generator operations, etc.
  • Datacenter fire suppression systems (FM200, HFC125, etc.)
  • General knowledge of datacenter design and construction
  • LAN / WAN
  • Structured Cabling
  • Ethernet and Fiber Cabling
  • Telecommunications Systems
  • Emerging Technology Trends
  • Evaluate critical systems, prioritize workflow and determine solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies
  • Provide technical assistance for computer problems
  • Read and understand technical manuals
  • Work for extended time at keyboard / terminal
  • Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers
  • Work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings


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