Data Center Technician (Entry/Mid Level)

  • location: Sterling, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $16.24 - $17.65 per hour

job description

Rack & Stack Data Center Technician

Ashburn, VA

We are looking for people to work on Saturdays (estimated hours from 12pm-12am) from Mid-May to Late-August in Ashburn, VA to assist with a data center relocation project. These individuals will work under the direction on our project managers to assist with physically removing and disconnecting servers, storage and network devices in a data center. There will be 10 weekends during that time-period. We estimate that there will be about 12 hours of work per weekend. This is an ideal opportunity for a technically savvy Individual studying IT or an experienced data center technician looking to make some extra money.


  • Prior experience working in a data center is desired
  • Rack & Stack experience
  • Familiarity with IT equipment - servers, network switches, storage cabinets
  • Ability to take instructions and execute
  • Dependable (show up on time for your assigned move weekend)
  • Personable
  • Willing to learn
  • Show initiative
  • Motivated
  • Organized

Responsibilities include:

  • Uninstalling server rails and equipment mounting hardware in cabinets or racks
  • Removing devices/equipment from cabinets and racks
  • Unplugging patch cables and power cords from servers, switches and appliances
  • Work with and take direction from supervisors that have the experience and will train the technician on our process
  • Must understand criticality of a production data center and follow the proper protocol
  • Follow the dress code: Khaki pants, Golf shirt or Collared Shirt and docksiders or other appropriate shoes

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