Data Centre Engineer

Do you love to cable and enjoy troubleshooting and fixing problems? If so, then we may have a place for you at UKFast!

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What’s the role all about?

Working from our purpose built datacentres, we are looking for an engineer with a strong attention to detail, high standards and a can-do attitude.

Being passionate about what you do is a pre-requisite along with an ability to multi-task, prioritise and be able to work on your own initiative.

What will your responsibilities be?

  • Assisting with and maintaining customer solutions
  • Liaising with other technical departments to support customer solutions
  • Helping with server setup/configuration and support
  • Assisting in keeping the datacentre facilities operational 24/7
  • Assisting with general housekeeping duties

What skills do I need to have?

  • Experience in building and maintaining PCs
  • Experience with installing and initial setup of windows
  • Experience testing and fault diagnosing components such as RAM, CPUs, Hard Drives
  • Experience in cabling with a keen eye for detail
  • Basic troubleshooting experience with Windows Server 2003 & 2008 and/or Linux
  • A full, clean driving licence

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Worked previously with HP/Dell server hardware and with server hardware technologies such as RAID

What’s the earning potential?

  • We offer a salary of £18-24k depending on experience and an additional shift allowance during 12 hour shifts.

The role comes with the following benefits:

  • Pension Scheme with significantly higher matched contributions
  • Birthdays off as an extra paid holiday
  • A Tax paid bonuses of £1000 after 5 years, and an amazing £10,000 after 10 years with the team
  • Private BUPA healthcare cover after a years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' service
  • Award-winning training and education centre with three full-time teachers who help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn
  • An extra weeks holiday the year you get married
  • Coming soon : Share Scheme - own a piece of the business you help build

We have some amazing facilities at our expanding UKFast campus including:

  • On-site gym with steam room – we also have weekly classes such as Boot Camp and Yoga
  • Sports clubs such as running, football and netball
  • Free kettle bells, pyramid, spinning classes and circuit training
  • Games zone with arcade games and retro consoles to play
  • Free fresh fruit delivered to the office
  • A bar - free drinks on a Friday to end the week
  • Crèche on site – somewhere to play when your kids come to visit
  • A giant slide
  • Table tennis and pool tables     
  • Onsite parking
  • Quiet zones and sleeping pods
  • Future plans to have a dog kennels for dog lovers to bring their dog to work

We also have fantastic opportunities and run special events such as:

  • Cinema nights to movie premieres
  • Team building experiences at our Wales training centre – including climbing Snowdon
  • Regular pub quizzes with our very own quiz master - friends and family are also welcome
  • Friends and family events at Christmas
  • Family days out to Chester Zoo
  • LAN parties

If this sounds like the place for you - Apply Now! Fill in the form below, we look forward to hearing from you!