Who are we?
Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.
Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success
Equinix is hiring a Datacenter Technician (Fixed-term contract) located in Milan.
What is the role about?
As a shift Datacenter Technician, you will have to provide a high level of Customer Service and Service Provisioning in order to meet customer needs.
1. Customer support
Deal with all customer support requests ('Activity') transmitted by the Service Desk, whether for interventions on the IT platforms and telecoms of customers hosted in the IBX ('Smart Hands'), management of delivery/collection of material, manage the access request process, including the handoff to the security staff, coaching, troubleshooting
Communicate locally with the Customer Operations Team Leader to allow the proper recording and billing of the intervention to the client, as well as the publication of reports and key performance indicators
Contribute to the works of installation related to contracts signed between customers and Equinix, both on initial installations of a customer and on requests for extension, in addition to marking out the duration of the main contract
Perform wiring services ('X-connect') according to customer specifications, including related tests, labelling and communicate within the prescribed time all information enabling the updating of databases and billing for these services
Help to maintain optimal air flow conditions in customer facilities through the installation of blanking panels in customers bays, as well as instruction in the hierarchy of perforated tiles in cold aisles
Propose improvements to urbanization, organization of wiring or any installed component of customer configurations
Provide all the required vigilance on monitoring tools (BMS) located in the Control Rooms, especially outside working hours, in order to transmit to the Facilities Operations team, in the most responsive manner possible, any alarm raised through these tools
Conduct rigorous daily rounds noting and communicating any anomaly linked either to technical equipment, or to breaches of regulations applying in the Datacenter, or conduct/actions/installations likely to cause danger
Who are you?
1. Necessary requirements:
High school diploma preferably in Electrical/electronics
Willingness to work shifts reliably under a rotation schedule that includes overnight shifts and bank holidays
Ability to interact with customers in English and Italian, both written and spoken
Customer/service spirit, serious, attention to detail, rigour
2. Preferable requirements:
Knowledge of the Datacenter environment (beyond clean rooms)
3 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in a similar environment (Datacenter, computer rooms, clean rooms, Telco operators, etc.)
Knowledge of data protocols, wiring technologies, current telecom/IT equipment
self-driving to be more flexible in moving between datacentres if required
What we offer?
The opportunity to leave your mark in a company that is growing quickly and still manages to keep a pioneer spirit ; international career perspectives ; of course a competitive salary and great secondary benefits like an annual bonus scheme, a defined contribution pension plan ; and a true company culture that values commitment, respect and pleasure at work.
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