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Data Center Technician in Plano, TX at Strategic Staffing Solutions

Date Posted: 1/17/2019

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JobID: 142102


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions company with 25 years’ of experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries.  A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S!

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Data Center Technician consultant for a contract opening with one of our Fortune 500 client located:  Richmond, Virginia!

Data Center Technician                       


- Driving incident resolution through a systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
- Leading and supporting production system deployments while ensuring SLAs are met
- Progress, protect, and provide for the software and systems behind all of Capital One’s external and internal customer facing services with an ever-watchful eye on their availability, latency, performance, and capacity
- Demonstrate leadership with other tech leads and support teams to ensure integrated end-to-end availability, reliability, and performance
- Empower support teams to manage Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines
- Influencing resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services? and other cloud platforms
- Equipping systems with automated monitoring and alerting
- Lead a team to design, write and deliver technical and process automations to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Capital One’s services
- Solve problems relating to critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions
- Influence and support new designs, architectures, standards and methods for large-scale distributed systems
- Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning
- Identifying and remediating risk to critical and non-critical system KPIs
- Provide technical leadership within multi-platform environment
- Identify and implement opportunities for automation of routine maintenance tasks and common issues
- Troubleshoot networking problems with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of network theory including various concepts such as networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing

Basic Qualifications:

              - Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience
               - At least 3 year of experience in leading production support teams, software                   development teams
               - At least 3 year experience in enterprise support, ITIL practices and                                 principles
               - At least 3 year of experience in supporting production systems in a cloud                       environment

Preferred Qualifications:

               -3+ years of experience with one of the following: Linux, UNIX, Openstack                     administration Python, Ruby, Go, JavaScript development experience                                 NoSQL platforms                                     
               - 3+ years of experience with any of the following: AWS cloud services                               configuration & administration Chef, Ansible, Puppet or UDeploy Jenkins,                       Codeship, or Travis experience Restful web/API services support and                             deployment
               - 3+ years of experience

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Terrance Debrow, Sourcing Specialist, at .

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans