Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer (Cabling) (199jc)

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Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer (Cabling) (199jc) – Bracknell – £25 – 35k + Benefits


My client is a leading Data Centre services business specialising in IT Relocation, New Hardware Installations, Data Centre Structured Cabling and Asset Disposal.


They are currently seeking Data Centre Infrastructure Engineers (Cabling) to join their growing team. This is a full-time position (Mon to Fri) based out of our Bracknell office, with regular travel to client locations.


Main duties include, but are not limited to:

·         Racking and stacking of servers, network devices and storage

·         Patching to an extremely high standard

·         Auditing hardware and cabling of existing data centre environments

·         Pulling and terminating Cat5e/6/6a and various fibre structured cabling systems

·         Contributing to the design of data centre deployments as well as other client requirements

·         Being a key part of data centre migration projects


You’re the kind of person who:

·         Is very driven and motivated

·         Thrives in high pressure environments

·         Has a ‘get-the-job-done’ attitude

·         Is a great team player

·         Can contribute to and improve processes

·         Possesses excellent customer facing skills

·         Is organised, detail orientated and punctual

·         Is flexible and able to take on additional tasks and responsibilities when required


Experience Required:

·         Min. 2 years + in structured cabling and patching

·         Min. 2 years + in data centre environments, ideally as part of a DC Ops outfit

·         Must hold an appropriate cabling certification – CNCI, BTEC, City & Guilds or BICSI

·         Complete understanding of industry best practices in cabling installations and testing procedures for both copper and fibre solutions

·         Proficient in the use and understanding of copper and fibre testing equipment, including OTDR, fluke, network analyser and VFL

·         Excellent understanding of CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6A, OM3/OM4 and OS2 cabling systems

·         Demonstrable Technical knowledge and installation of copper, fibre and WiFi communication systems

·         Installation, termination and testing of both copper and fibre network cables

·         Strong fault finding and diagnostic skills using loss calculation equipment, VFL etc

·         CNCI or similar (beneficial)

·         Good understanding of MS Excel (beneficial)

·         Good understanding of data centre power systems (beneficial)

·         Existing client relations within the data centre industry (beneficial)

·         SC cleared (extremely beneficial)

·         Data centre migrations (extremely beneficial)


In return they are offering a competitive salary of between £25 to 35k depending on skills and experience, with regular overtime, Mon to Fri 45 hr week, with 25 days holidays, and pension with up to 5% company contribution.


For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 or or via the website

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