Datacenter Operations Specialist - London, UK 

Are you passionate about Hardware and Server Installation? Do you want to boost your career at a large cloud provider, who has been kicking off in the UK 1,5 years ago? If so, good news, we are looking for a Datacenter Operations Specialist.

This is a hardware-focused role in (and around) London, providing collocation, dedicated servers, cloud and PoP Services.  

What will you do?

  • Take ownership of building new services such as servers, private racks, collocations and process updates on them
  • Windows and Linux Server Installations, including hardware and software configuration 
  • Hardware and software updating
  • Server recovery
  • Testing
  • Managing hardware\spare part replacement
  • Ticket resolving
  • Troubleshooting closely with the Level 1 support team based in the Netherlands
  • Administration due to the client requirements
  • Participating in the capacity planning
  • Project Management around provisioning of new servers or relocation of servers
  • Give feedback to your Managing Director and the Amsterdam based team to improve our process
  • Work closely with the Data center providers of Leaseweb in the UK and their remote hands teams

What makes us happy?

You have an IT background and you know how a datacenter works.

On top of that:

  • Knowledge of Dell, HP or Supermicro server products
  • Linux / Windows experience
  • Experience with server building
  • Problem solving mentality
  • Basic Network knowledge
  • At least 3 years of experience in provisioning (cloud) servers
  • You’re a self-starter and are able to work independently and have to be self-sustainable in daily operations
  • You live in an area that allows you to travel to East London (ca. 2 days/week) and Slough (ca. 3 days a week)

 What can we offer for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual company bonus
  • Contributed pension plan 
  • 100% premium medical insurance for yourself and your family 
  • 28 paid holidays
  • Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals.
  • Opportunity to travel frequently to Amsterdam (training will be provided from Amsterdam, and later on you’ll need to have updates every now and then)
  • The chance to leave your mark in a company that is growing quickly but still manages to keep a pioneer spirit.
  • Opportunity to grow the provisioning/support team in the UK

Apply?

Click on the apply button if you wish to apply directly. For more information, please contact Tabea Hensel (Talent Acquisition Specialist) via t.hensel@global.leaseweb.com.

Recruitment agency? Thank you for your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly. We appreciate you trying anyway but please keep in mind that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications. 

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