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Data Center Engineers are employed by large organizations and are responsible for installing and maintaining networking systems. Key responsibilities listed on a Data Center Engineer resume are repairing hardware, assisting staff and end users, supporting other departments, updating records, and implementing industry regulations. Successful resume samples for this position showcase qualifications like network expertise, computer proficiency, troubleshooting, teamwork, customer service orientation, and communication. Eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in computer science or information technology.

1

Data Center Engineer

Provided IP Core and Data Center support for the IPTV Test and Scalability team.

  • Managed and resolved technical support requests to 3rd party vendors.
  • Responsible for contacting 3rd party vendors regarding service contract repairs.
  • Implemented planned maintenances for hardware replacement or upgrades required for the 7750/7705 Service Routers and Data Center servers.
  • Performed Windows 2008 Server upgrades on Data center Servers, and the imaging and network configuration for RHEL 5.0 Database servers.
  • Problem solved network issues related to IP video multicasting, layer 2 and layer 3 services (VPLS and IES), DHCP issues, remote access, hardware failure, and link redundancy.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
2

Data Center Engineer and Solutions Architect

Pre-sales and post-sales work on NetApp, Cisco UCS, VMware, and Catalogic DPX portfolios

  • Architected, managed, and implemented DR test for client involving DPX, VMware, NetApp, SQL Server, and Oracle technologies
  • Helped design, rack, wire, and implement five FlexPod installations (Cisco UCS/Nexus + NetApp)
  • On large network documentation project, provided VBA parsing support which saved engineers over 100 hours and reduced manual errors
  • Performed client assessments covering VMware, NetApp, and backup best practices and recommendations
  • Performed site surveys to validate power, cooling, space, load, and wiring requirements for Flexpod installs
  • Hardware installations included FlexPods, NetApp 80x0/22xx, Cisco UCS, disk shelves, Windows servers
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Engineering And Economics
MBA
Master of Business Administration
3

Consultant for CME Group - Data Center Engineer

Racking/stacking and decommissioning of servers, CAT 5e, 6a and Single/Multi mode cable runs and testing of copper and fiber cable runs with Fluke equipment. Troubleshot and maintained two data centers containing over 5000 servers each. Logged into Cisco 6500 switches to verify correct port assignments and to verify connectivity of newly installed servers.

  • Participated in a database conversion project migrating from IRIS to iPatch. This is a database containing all cable runs within the datacenter(s). Project was completed two weeks ahead of schedule allowing implementation of new database ahead of schedule realizing significant cost savings.
  • Provided leadership in fixing of server cabinet hardware (such as door locking mechanisms) which saved time and money.
  • Organized shared folder of Fluke tests which saved time for server connectivity troubleshooting.
  • Provided leadership for complex fiber cable runs allowing for quick deployment of terminal server and Cisco switch connectivity.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
4

Data Center Engineer

Delivered administration, troubleshooting and support services for large data center within a high security environment. Installed, configured and upgraded software applications and patches for network spanning multiple remote locations. Monitored and assessed issues with data center equipment, implementing solutions to reduce or eliminate occurrence of future issues. Resolved network issues both remotely and on site.

  • Spearheaded deployment and configuration of several virtual private networks (VPN).
  • Adeptly inspected and audited security and disaster recovery systems daily, resulting in robust systems and zero security intrusions.
  • Drove migration from analog to digital fax solution, leading to a 78% reduction in cost.
  • Instrumental in major data center relocation including replacement of over 150 servers.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Data Center Engineer

Provisioned customer server hardware and configured hardware RAID solutions and installed and configured CentOS, Fedora, FreeBSD, Ubuntu and Debian Linux OS and Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008 Server OS. Provisioned VMware ESX hosts and VMs and associated SAN storage. Configured and verified network functionality for servers and Cisco switches in the Data Center. Applied security updates as required.

  • Reviewed new server orders and verified that necessary hardware was on-hand and provided customer with ETA for any hardware that was not currently in stock.
  • Coordinated provisioning of power and data circuits with other departments as needed.
  • Participated in rotation as Shift Lead for support of approximately 2000 Linux and Windows servers and VMware hosts and VMs. Monitored ticketing system and escalated critical tickets to other departments if needed.
  • Initiated contact with hardware manufacturers to obtain firmware upgrades to correct kernel panics, blue screens and other issues with new hardware and OS combinations.
  • Provided "remote hands" support for colocation customers and escorted/assisted visiting customers.
  • Deployed small scale VMWare Lab with Openfiler SAN for Engineering Department training. Compiled training material library from VMWare website and other sources.
  • Assisted senior personnel and mentored junior personnel.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
6

Lead Data Center Engineer

New Data Center Project which it includes layer 1, 2 and 3 management. Maintained and provisioned Amazon Datacenter Servers, Switches and Routers. Managed S3 Project which involved managing all phases of project. Weekly status meeting with functional and project managers and major stakeholders. Monitored SLA and sent delay metrics report to the senior managers.

  • Worked with variety servers like, HP, ZT, DELL, and Rackable on Windows server and Linux platform.
  • Used server Management Technology like, IPMI, Roamer, and iLO. Configured switches and router through switch builder software.
  • Developed schedule and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) on upcoming maintenance Project and S3 Project.
  • Assigned, directed, monitored and reviewed the work of the team members.
  • Served as point of contact on various escalations and outages.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Applied Information Technology Networking And Telecommunications
MBA
Project Managment
7

Data Center Engineer

Managed the physical planning, scheduling and installation of new computer hardware equipment.

  • Developed documentation to be used in planning installation/upgrades of systems
  • Ensured power requirements are identified and are in place.
  • Documented and facilitated work approvals via Remedy.
  • Updated and maintained floor plans and installation documentation.
  • Ensured floor plans are accurate as documented in a mechanized floor placement tool.
  • Interfaced with vendors and other functional groups to ensure that all required preventive maintenance and repair is scheduled and performed.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BS
Organizational Management
8

Data Center Engineer

  • Monitored temperature, humidity, and UPS/PDU loads for 250,000 square feet of data center space across 5 sites in the NY area; resulting in zero downtime of technology equipment and improved efficiency of HVAC operations
  • Prepared detailed reports of findings and suggestions for GS critical systems
  • Supervised the installation and testing of electrical circuits within data center panels and PDU's
  • Maintained and updated CMMS database
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

System Administrator/data Center Engineer

Provided support for over 1500 servers.

  • Assist System Engineers with the Deployment of Windows Server 2003, 2000, Microsoft SQL 2005 and set up raid 1+0 server rebuild using HP proliant essentials rapid deployment packet software.
  • Deployed, configured, and maintained network equipment that supported LAN/WAN activities.
  • Performed Data Center Asset Management.
  • Established and maintained data center standards and procedures.
  • Ensured Data Center uptime time 24X365.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Computer Networking Technology
BS
Business Information Systems
Planning And Cuts Operational Costs
10

Data Center Engineer

Network operations Center (NOC)

  • Provided 24x7 technical support, monitored network performance, operations & maintenance (OAM) of WAN, basic configuration of routers and switches and provided remote support for about 2000 bank locations
  • Executed router backups and maintained reports of 28 NAPs and 6 core routers
  • Extensively worked on BRI, PRI, E1s and diagnostics of leased lines, ISDN in WAN reducing downtime
  • Server Monitoring
  • Monitored 24X7 Wintel, HP-UX, application and database servers using HP-OVO and HP OVPM
  • Coordinated with DR, running BOD & EOD UNIX scripts for daily backup procedures
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Electronics And Communications Enggineering
MA
Telecommunications
Electronics And Telecommunications

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