Senior Data Center Engineer

Salary

: Industry Standards

Experience

: 8 to 10 Years

Joining Date

: ASAP

Job Location

: Abu Dhabi

Industry Type

: IT Service

Function

: Software Development

Reporting To

: Manager

Job Type

: Full Time

Job Description

A Senior Data Center Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance
of a company’s data center infrastructure. The specific responsibilities of a Senior Data Center
Engineer can vary depending on the size and structure of the organization, but generally include:

  1. Designing and implementing data center infrastructure, including racks, PDUs, ATS,
    servers, storage systems, network switches, and other data center infrastructure.
  2. Maintaining data center hardware and software, ensuring that all systems are operating
    at optimal levels and that all hardware is updated and patched as needed.
  3. Managing the day-to-day operations of the data center, including monitoring systems and
    responding to any issues that arise.
  4. Developing and maintaining documentation for all data center systems and processes,
    including diagrams, configurations, and procedures.
  5. Ensuring the security and integrity of data center systems and data, including
    implementing security measures such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and
    backup procedures.
  6. Managing vendor relationships and negotiating contracts for hardware and software.
  7. Providing technical guidance and support to other members of the IT team and working
    with other departments to ensure that the data center infrastructure is meeting their
    needs.
  8. Staying current with industry developments and new technologies and making
    recommendations for upgrades and improvements to the data center infrastructure as
    needed.
  9. Participating in disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing to ensure
    the availability and reliability of the data center.
  10. Training and mentoring junior data center engineers to ensure that the team has the
    necessary skills and knowledge to support the data center infrastructure.
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