Datacentre Supervisor / Manager – Edinburgh

  • Company:
    Head Resourcing
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Datacentre Supervisor / Manager – Edinburgh
Posted on13th November 2018
Job typePermanent
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About this job.
Datacentre Supervisor / Manager – Edinburgh – Permanent
Head Resourcing is currently recruiting for a leading investment company in Edinburgh that is going through a period of exceptional growth and is looking to expand its infrastructure and datacentre teams. They are currently hiring for a Datacentre Supervisor / Manager that will take ownership of their two main datacentres in Edinburgh and Bathgate, being responsible for ensuring the effective management and forward planning of all datacentre assets to support their ongoing expansion across the globe. It is envisaged you will come from a background of previously managing large-scale datacentres – managing both IT infrastructure and non-IT infrastructure (such as fire suppression, building management systems, power generation, and cooling systems), any experience with Schneider Struxureware will be hugely advantageous. Our client has one the best employer reputations in Scotland and they are an exceptional company to work for – they have a customer focused culture where they value high quality service and customer satisfaction. Their success is underpinned by technology using a wide range of technology products and services to drive their business, they are continually investing in new and emerging technologies to ensure they are the forefront of their industry and offer the opportunity for employees to enhance and expand their current skillset. You will gain great exposure across our client’s organisation from front office to back office – if you are not currently working in the investment industry this is a fantastic opportunity to learn new business skills.
– Manage the workload and priorities of a team of analysts
– Performs site inspections and monitors the BMS systems for alarms within the Data Centre
– Liaises with vendors to ensure regular preventative maintenance is carried out
– Provide support to other IS functions and the wider organisation
– Maintain and administer the Data Centre critical infrastructure across technology and operations
– Be responsible for managing all audit review, planning, and execution – across multiple timeframes (quarterly, bi-annual, annual)
– Manage and report expenditure within the Data Centres
– Liaises with 3rd parties and facilities teams to manage access to secure IT areas
– Ensure resilience and fault tolerance across the Data Centre critical infrastructure
– Provide project management as required
– Take part in on call & shift rota
– Ability to rack, build, cable & document IT equipment within the Data Centre
– Understanding of data cabling & associated standards
– Maintenance and support of critical infrastructure including PDU’s, Fire Suppression, UPS’s, Generators, Cooling Systems, CCTV & BMS systems.
– Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP)
– Experience with Schneider Struxureware Data Centre Expert
– Experience with Schneider Struxureware Data Centre Operations
– Experience with Schneider Netbotz system
– Superb salary and benefits package including pension contribution of 15%
– Excellent annual bonus scheme, potentially up to 35%
– Excellent long terms career opportunities within a leading financial services organisation
– City centre location
– Excellent transport options very close by (Car / Rail / Bus)