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Server Technician

Austin, TX 78735

Posted: 05/09/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 27267

Job Description

Position Title: Server Technician

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for a Server Technician with our client in Austin, TX.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Server Power and Performance Optimizations is looking for a server lab technician. Candidate will be working with a small engineering team to help ensure our systems are moved, operational, and configured correctly.
  • We are responsible measuring the power and performance of various server platforms including both internal and competitive systems. We need someone who is comfortable with server assembly, basic operation, and SW installation.
  • Candidate would also be responsible for racking, stacking and maintaining servers as well as inventorying and installing parts (e.g. processors, memory, storage, NICs, etc.) for both rack and bench systems.
  • Candidate would serve as a key enabler for offsite relocation of systems and peripherals to colocation which involves coordinating with internal team and the colocation to prepare systems and hardware for shipment.

Job Qualifications:
• Physical Requirements – Candidate needs to be able to lift up to 50lbs and be flexible enough to get under a raised floor and anything involved in moving systems between racks.
• Mindset for keeping and updating inventories of systems and peripherals for onsite and offsite uses.
• Familiarity and proficiency with hardware handling and installation – Candidate must be able to install and remove CPUs, memory, peripherals, and storage media (e.g. SSDs, NVMe, etc.).

• Prioritize and efficiently manage several concurrent projects and tasks.
• Good communication skills – Candidate must be able to clearly communicate observations in the lab to remote and onsite engineers. Candidate must be able to ask clarifying questions to accomplish tasks.
• Willingness to learn – Candidate must be able to quickly learn line-of-business applications in AMD for specific documentation and communication tasks.
• Basic proficiency in both Linux and Windows – Candidate must be able to install an OS from ISO on a system.
• Attention to detail – Candidate must have good attention to detail. Inventory and requests can sometimes be complex.
• Self-starter – Candidate must be a self-starter and highly motivated. The candidate will be working alone often and will need to be able to prioritize issues and work sometimes with minimal oversight.
• Prior experience in server assembly, software installation, server operation.
• Strong written and verbal communications skills.
• Friendly, helpful and a can-do attitude.

Bonus points:
• Experience racking and installing servers.
• Experience in hardware inventory practices.
• Experience in building systems using CPUs and other hardware components.
• Experience with ticketing systems such as JIRA

Job Details:
• Contract
• Pay Range: $30-$35/hr

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only - HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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