Data Centre Solutions Analyst

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 09-11-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is seeking a Data Centre Solutions Analyst. You will have the opportunity to work with the infrastructure team on complex projects that provide significant improvement to the business such as; data centre migrations, storage migrations, migration to and adoption of cloud technologies, and continuous improvement to processes and tools. You will also participate in addressing technical problems and documenting solutions to complex business needs as you manage and support our enterprise scale Data Centres.

  • Project work as directed by business requirements, including taking part in project meetings and providing technical expertise on matters relating to data centre infrastructure, storage, backup and disaster recovery requirements and best practices. Includes producing technical documents and implementing project requirements.
  • Operational support with an emphasis on analytics, including but not limited to internal projects to maintain deployment, orchestration and monitoring systems as well as research, test and implement new systems and technologies.
  • Contribute clear and concise environment and change documentation as well as standard operating practice documents (SoP’s) to the infrastructure platform body of knowledge. Work within the ITIL framework following required workflows to complete tasks.
  • Provide an L3 escalation point for emergent issues; define and lead problem resolution workflows related service desk items
  • Take part in strategic management of the department, leverage your significant technical expertise to assist in the definition of department vision and mission.

  • 5+ years of enterprise data centre design and administration
  • Experience designing and maintaining data centre power consumption
  • Experience designing rack and cabling requirements including the creation of elevation diagrams and patch maps
  • Experience racking and cabling enterprise servers, network and storage
  • Experience with CoLo vendor management and coordination of field services
  • Experience running production 24/7/365 operational environments
  • Experience with multi-datacenter architectures
  • Fast learner, constant researcher, and able to effectively deal with rapidly changing priorities and requirements.
  • Self-motivated and always knowing what needs to get done
  • Effective communicator, maintaining open communication with other platform team members as well as development staff.

About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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