Data Centre Operations (CPT)
Cape Town
4d ago


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The Data Centre Technician's (DCT) responsibility is the maintenance of all Data Centre Facilities and management of 3rd party vendors ensuring a 24 / 7 service offering within Dimension Data Data Centres .

The DCT provides a service to clients to ensure that their IT infrastructure and systems remain operational through proactively identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and to restore service to clients by managing incidents to resolution.

Their primary objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions. The DCT focuses on rst line support for standard and low complexity incidents and maintains the data centre environmental and monitoring equipment


  • Provide data centre support to clients which including : provisioning, asset management, monitoring, implementation, troubleshooting and support for data centre operations and related infrastructure
  • Set up all Data centre congurations including the planning, sourcing and installing of all cabling
  • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is congured, installed, tested and operational Install and congure software, if relevant, according to client requirements.
  • Perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts Physical and system monitoring of DC Infrastructure relating to power, cooing and DC management.
  • Daily walk through checks of facilities environment
  • Understanding of DC Suite eg. IQ Suite and Struxureware
  • Proactively identify problems and errors
  • Log all such incidents timeously with the required level of detail
  • Liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers and Dimension Data colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution
  • Investigate rst line support assigned calls and identify the root cause of incidents and problems
  • Ensure efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests
  • Carry out repairs by coordinating product requests and liaising with other team members.
  • Report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary
  • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level requirements
  • Escalate requests and exceptions to the 2nd line support team
  • Provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and / or portals in line with Dimension Data procedures
  • Compile breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes
  • Identify failures and short-comings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations
  • All Work in Progress and completion thereof in the DC Installs queues
  • All Decomms and closure thereof in the DC Installs queues
  • Matric
  • Technical certification CDCP CCNA / A+ / N+; MCSE or other relevant certifications advantageous
  • 3 years’ experience as a Data Centre Technician
  • Requirements -

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