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Hiring Organization Amazon
Post Name Data Center Technician
Qualification Associate’s degree in an IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 20 To USD 26 Per Hour
Location San AntonioTexasUnited States 78227

Job Summary

As a Data Center Technician, you are a primary resolver for your support team and are skilled at troubleshooting hardware-based problems. You are able to troubleshoot and solve a range of data center infrastructure issues including, but not limited to: hardware, fiber, networking, and related problems.

With increased knowledge and experience you become an escalation point for junior technicians and become responsible for creating and maintaining documentation on technologies you support.

Issues are escalated to the appropriate resolver groups when necessary. You understand common IT principles like computer architecture and the OSI model and are able to apply them to find solutions to problems.

You know how to innovate and make decisions on his/her own, but also know how to take direction when it is given, paying attention to all details involved. You are able to execute small projects on your own and work with your manager in planning and executing larger local projects.

You act as an escalation point for junior technicians. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. Shift work is required. This position will fill an opening at one of the multiple separate sites. This position may involve a night shift.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security-related requirements.

24/7 shift coverage is required and may include up to 12-hour shifts, rotating shifts, 3, 4, or 5-day work weeks, and may change based on the needs of the business. Travel may be required up to 10% of the time.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with a polygraph. This position requires the ability to lift up to 40 lbs and work in a cramped and/or elevated environment.

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  • Associate’s degree in an IT-related field or equivalent professional or military experience
  • 2+ years of experience with server hardware
  • 1+ years of experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems
  • Current, active US Government Security Clearance of TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the following hardware platforms (e.g. Dell, HP) is a plus.
  • Networking experience with CCNA and/or Network+ certifications is a plus.
  • Previous experience working in a Data Center environment (racking & stacking gear, cable management, hot & cold aisle containment).


  • Associate’s degree in IT-related field plus two years of progressively responsible experience preferred.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Familiarity with:

  • IT Hardware and concepts
  • RAID, SAN, x86 Architecture, SCSI
  • Linux Administration
  • Command Line Interface
  • Boot Process
  • File Systems
  • Network devise and protocol configuration
  • Directory Structure
  • Performance Management/Troubleshooting
  • Base Operating System Install
  • Scripting: Perl, Python, Bash
  • Core OS Services: ssh, telnet, FTP, NFS, DNS, DHCP, samba, LDAP, CVS
  • Networking
  • Protocols
  • OSI Model
  • Copper and Fiber Optic Testing and Cabling Standards

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