Sunday, 1 September 2013

Data Center Manager

Data Center Manager

Job ID: GBS-0578739
Job type: Full-time Regular
Work country: USA
Position type: Professional
Work city: Rocket Center,WV
Posted: 18-Jul-2013
Travel: No travel
Job area: Consulting & Services
Business group: Global Business Services
Job category: IT Specialist
Business unit: ConServ J
Job role: Infrastructure Specialist
Job role skillset: Systems Management

Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only No

Job description
The Data Center Manager will oversee the system, security operations, and security deployment in the Data Center facility. This individual will provide leadership and management for the planning, provisioning, implementation, and support of these areas and services critical to provide smooth and efficient operations and achieve uptime SLA's. The Data Center manager is also responsible for the planning and coordination of the Data Center operation. The Data Center Manager will oversee preventative and operational maintenance, maintain a secure environment and processes, the running of networking and power cables, create and maintain documentation for policy and procedure. Provide overall management of the data center environment to include but not limited to backup generators. Provide overall personnel and staffing management and tasking for help desk, property management, system administrator, network administrator, backup administrator, network operations, information assurance and database administrator staff. The actual work location for this position is Rocket Center, WV. (2252) R2CJ


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At least 5 years experience in Data Center management with implementation experience in large scale, hosted systems.
  • At least 5 years experience in managing a team of systems engineers, network engineers, technicians and administrators.
  • At least 3 years experience in the specification, design and implementation of Windows Server, Linux and SAN systems.
  • At least 3 years experience in VMWare or Cloud Computing environments.
  • At least 3 years experience in the design and implementation of High Availability systems.
  • At least 3 years experience in mentoring and guiding IT staff.
  • Basic knowledge in IT Service Delivery processes such as ITIL.
  • Security clearance of Top Secret (TS/SSBI) - Active
  • U.S. citizenship required
  • English: Basic knowledge


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 2 years experience in implementing systems in adherence with standards such as DIACAP, NIST or NISPOM.
  • At least 3 years experience in identifying high level functional and technical requirements based on interaction with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture.
  • At least 3 years experience in evaluating problems of work flows, organization, and planning and to develop appropriate corrective action.
  • English : Intermediate

Additional information 

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