Job title: IT Data Center Operations (924727) Location: Santa Clara, CA Duration: 6 months with the possibility of extension Hours: Standard hours - 8am-5pm, 8:30am-5:30pm Position Description: Must Haves: 5 years experience, structured cabling, familiar with data center mounting, cabling, power and cooling standards, must be able to physically lift up to 50 pounds. The candidate is expected to have very good hands-on knowledge and experiences in datacenter structured cabling, rack integration and assembly, familiarity with the standards followed in datacenter in terms of power, cooling and cabling. Responsibilities: Flawless deployment of all data center hardware, including rack mounting and cabling of network and server infrastructure. Structured cabling of power, copper, and fiber network connections. Configure and test all hardware for deployment to local and remote sites Prepare pallets and supporting documentation (including waybill and export paperwork) for international shipment. Work with our datacenter providers and internal engineering teams to optimize for creating as quick and efficient of a turn-up process as possible; maintain a positive overall relationship with our global vendors. Ideally this would also include a basic proficiency in coding/scripting to develop tools to help with our daily workflow. Work with our network and systems engineering teams around turning up new datacenter locations and incremental rack-level infrastructure, as well as troubleshooting physical server hardware and network devices. Requirements: Ability to lift IT equipment, some of which may exceed (40) lbs per unit. Datacenter, Computer Science, or Information Technology education or background required. We are looking for an individual with basic subject-matter experience, though we will provide extensive training around the Packet hardware platform and specific areas of responsibility. Linux systems administration and scripting experience is a plus. Optical network troubleshooting (e.g. use of a light meter and OTDR/OSA) and termination experience is a plus. Familiarity with datacenter industry, and interacting with remote site technicians, is a plus. We are hiring for a full-time (40 hours) position, with an ability to work nights and weekends as required. We will work with the candidate to build an optimal schedule based on his/her working preferences, as well as Packets needs to maximize around 24x7 global coverage. Ability to manage workload in the midst of shifting priorities and challenging deadlines About Advantage Resourcing Advantage Resourcing makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, medical condition, age, marital status, national origin, citizen status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, denial of medical or family leave, pregnancy or pregnancy disability leave or any other protected group status as defined by federal, state or local law. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application or interviewing process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-verify employer.