Data Center Engineer
DRW Trading Group - Chicago, IL

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Job Descriptions:
DRW Trading Group is a principal trading organization, meaning all of our trading is for our own account, and all of our methods, systems and applications are solely for our own use. Unlike hedge funds, brokerage firms and banks, DRW has no investors, clients or customers. DRW trades actively in a wide range of assets classes both domestically and internationally.

DRW is headquartered in Chicago and has offices in New York, London and Connecticut. We currently employ over 450 people worldwide from many different disciplines and backgrounds.

We are seeking a Data Center Engineer to assist with the architecture and operations of our data centers.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain integrity of global data centers and co-location facilities
  • Assist with all aspects of Data Center work, including server, networking, and optical equipment installation
  • Data center physical layer infrastructure design and installation, including specification of products, budget creation, and management of construction of network infrastructure cabling
  • Troubleshoot and test physical layer infrastructure using cable test equipment, interpret test results, and make recommendations for all data center physical layer infrastructure including but not limited to fiber optic, Category 6A copper cable, coaxial cable, dark fiber, Gigabit Ethernet carrier circuits, T1, and DS3
  • Support various blade, server, and SAN systems
  • Support network monitoring devices and taps
  • Support GPS and time source systems
  • Monitor environmental conditions of all data centers and make recommendations to resolve environmental issues
  • Work on multiple projects and incidents with various priorities
Required Experience:
  • 5+ years hands-on data center engineering experience
  • Strong knowledge of TIA 942A data center standards and concepts
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure concepts as they relate to structured cabling and data centers
  • Strong understanding of UPS, cooling, environmental sensors, power, and other data center-related technologies
  • Experience supporting network infrastructure cabling
  • Windows server administration experience
  • Linux server administration experience
  • Cisco Catalyst IOS administration experience
  • SQL database familiarity
  • Switch administration experience
  • Experience using copper and fiber testing equipment
  • Prior experience developing effective documentation for architecture, procedures, and other relevant data
  • Proven ability to effectively coordinate with external vendors and internal staff and work well with others in a team environment
  • Must have strong initiative and work ethic
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Knowledge of nLyte Data Center Management Software is a plus
  • Regular travel involved (25%), including some international travel
  • Must have valid driver’s license
Keyword: "data center", colocation, cabling, server, UPS
From: DRW Trading Group

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