Expedient is a provider of multi-cloud platforms, hosting, security and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Expedient's solutions help to ease clients' transition to the cloud, enabling them to focus on strategic business innovation while the Expedient team handles the information technology needed to support it. This is a high-growth industry offering layers of opportunity to grow your career.
Expedient is hiring a Data Center Infrastructure Engineer in Pittsburgh. This position will deliver network solutions, managed services and virtual environment installations that are sold to our clients and supported by our technical support teams. Occasional travel to local client sites (1 time per month) and travel to other Expedient locations/cities (2-3 times per year).
Sponsorship is not provided.
Recruiting/staffing firms are not utilized. Job seekers should apply directly.
Installation of client services, troubleshooting the network and partnering with sales, delivery & implementation and technical support teams
Perform Telco cross-connect installations (POTS, DS1, DS3, Ethernet, Fiber) to include data center structured wiring, client circuit demarc extensions and CPE hardware configurations
Installation and initial setup of network hardware, servers and storage devices supporting Expedient's highly scalable infrastructure
Communicate and partner with project managers, clients and internal staff at regular intervals to ensure expectations are set and that appropriate attention is being paid to projects in a timely manner
Follow implementation guidelines, processes and procedures to ensure Service Delivery standards and quality are met
Perform appropriate testing to ensure delivered services are fully functional
Interface with clients to isolate and resolve technical issues
Ensure appropriate documentation of the implementation is generated, maintained, and delivered with the implemented services for effective hand-off and transition to the Operations Support Center (OSC)
Experience with IT and technology -- acceptable experienced can include self-study, technical school or work experience
Solid understanding and familiarity with Telco and Ethernet and Fiber connectivity, structured wiring and vendor management
Industry certifications preferred (examples: CCNA, JNCIA, CompTIA A+, Network+)
Strong client services skills are an absolute must; this role works directly with our clients, so professionalism and patience are required at all times
Solid understanding and familiarity with internet technologies including: principles of networking, Microsoft Windows, VMware, SAN Storage Devices, Juniper and Cisco
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and independent problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities that are time-sensitive
Ability to work independently and with a team and willingness to learn quickly
Ability to be flexible for occasional night or weekend implementation projects as needed
Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen
Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation and provide proof of current personal automobile insurance to comply with company policies
Lifting - Frequently lifts lightweight items and occasionally lifts heavyweight materials such as equipment parts, hardware, and materials
Manual Dexterity - Ability to operate tools, to work on equipment and to do equipment installations
Must be able to climb and balance oneself on a ladder, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl into tight places as required
BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT Expedient was awarded a Top Workplace for a fifth year in 2019. We make education and training available to our employees through a robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include generous paid time off, top-tier, affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.
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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while a talented team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it. Learn more about us at expedient.com/careers.