Data Center Technician
Cogeco Peer 1
Toronto, ON
12h ago


The Data Center Technician assists in all aspects of the Data Center and Co-location Facilities which includes evaluating Data Center infrastructure requirements and coordinating necessary resources to prepare space for new customers and equipment.

Support functions include a combination of field maintenance / customer support and occasional activities within the Network Operations Center.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Installation and removal of internal and customer equipment, (e.g. Racks, rack PDU’s, cable management, containment, cages, security and access controls, etc.).
  • End-to-End installation and testing of fiber and copper structured cabling and cross-connects.
  • Control access cards and building security enforcement
  • Various building maintenance tasks
  • Monitoring BMS alerts and alarms
  • Troubleshooting and Testing of faulty network wiring and coordinating repair.
  • Perform professional services such as reboot of servers, restarting services / processes, basic configuration, administration of operating systems.
  • Replace failed hardware components on systems, (i.e., RAM, Hard Drives, cables, power supply, PDU’s, etc.).
  • General knowledge and understanding of Telecom standards.
  • Knowledge of standards for electronics and Power etc. - NEB’s compliance etc.
  • General knowledge of Data Center Infrastructure technologies and concepts, (e.g UPS, PDU, Switchgear, Generators, Fire Suppression, Chiller Plants, CRAC / CRAH, general HVAC, etc.).
  • Reporting via ticketing systems, end of shift reports, and email.
  • Experience with computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite, MS Visio, etc.
  • Evaluate Data Center infrastructure requirements (rack space, network, power, cabling, etc.) and coordinating necessary resources to prepare space for new equipment.
  • Assist in planning and general maintenance of systems in the Data Center facilities.
  • Customer relations
  • What you can offer to Cogeco peer 1

  • 3+ years’ experience in a technical capacity.
  • University Degree or Technical Diploma in Technology.
  • Experience working in a Data Centre environment is preferred.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English verbal and written and must be able to speak French at a conversational level.
  • This position requires a valid Class 5 driver's license and clear driver’s abstract.
  • This position requires shift work (24x7x365) including night shift and on-call duties.
  • May be required to work at nearby Data Center facilities from time to time.
  • Must be eligible to obtain secret clearance (Level II).
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