Data Center Technician

Maxar Technologies
Longmont, CO
Added: March 26, 2024
Maxar Intelligence is a provider of secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness.

Maxar is currently hiring a Data Center Technician to join our team in Westminster, CO or Longmont, CO. In this role, you will work with a small team that supports our physical data centers on a layer 1 and hardware level for numerous operating domains; primarily in the USA. Our services are foundational to mission success and help us realize the opportunities we seek to harness our capabilities for a better world.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Work with project design teams and facilities on cabling infrastructure in offices in local and remote locations
  • Travel to and from our east coast, west coast and mountain facilities in support or cabling projects
  • Cable design inside data center and critical IT spaces both remote and local
  • Run and maintain the data center to include structured cabling as well as power and cooling in racks
  • Track and label all connections and assets in all IT spaces as well as data centers
  • Monitor ticket queues and coordinate maintenance with internal team members and drive to resolution
  • Work with remote hands in out-of-state locations to coordinate troubleshooting and resolution of incidents
  • Install servers, storage and network gear into server racks
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support 24x7 operations

Minimum requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain U.S. Government Secret Security Clearance

Bachelor's degree, four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree

Minimum Of 2 Years Of Related Work Experience

Experience with server deployment and troubleshooting

Ability to travel 20% between our east coast, west coast and mountain facilities

Ability to be on call on a rotational basis

Preferred Qualifications:

Existing Secret level US Government security clearance

Experience with structured cable design and implementation

Understanding of Agile methodologies

Previous experience with medium-to-large-scale infrastructure installations

Previous experience working on a distributed team

Experience with SharePoint

Experience with Visio

Experience with Excel

Good time management and communication skills

Self-driven and self-organizing

Life with Us:

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution

to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:

  • 401K matching and immediate vesting schedule
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options
  • Programs to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development
  • Student loan repayment
  • Generous time off
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision at affordable monthly rates Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.