Entry Level Data Center Technician

Smoothstack
Job LocationUS
Job TagTrain to Hire

Location: Leesburg, VA – Dallas, TX – Phoenix, AZ

Description:

Are you ready to embark on a remarkable journey into the world of technology with an elite team of data center professionals? At Smoothstack, we are passionate about transforming the world through groundbreaking products and services, and we want you to be a part of this exciting adventure.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Training: Begin your career with confidence, thanks to our in-depth training program. Trained by industry leaders, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in the fast-paced world of technology. Our internal training simulates real-world environments, preparing you for hands-on field experience.
  • Mentorship & Network: Smoothstack is not just about training; it’s a gateway to building valuable connections. With mentorship from experienced professionals and access to a robust network, you’ll have the support system needed to navigate your technology career successfully.
  • Launch Your Career: We understand that the path to a successful technology career can be daunting. That’s why we’re here to provide clarity and direction. By joining Smoothstack, you’re not just getting a job; you’re launching your career with a company that invests in your future.

Your Role as a Data Center Technician:

Upon joining Smoothstack as a W-2 employee, you will embark on 8-10 weeks of remote paid training. During this period, you’ll receive a biweekly stipend (plus benefits). Once training is complete and you are deployed to our client, you will have the opportunity to earn $60,000+ annually.

As a Data Center Technician, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting Customer Demands: From racking and stacking equipment to managing cabling and cross-connects, you’ll play a crucial role in fulfilling all customer needs.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with our Deployment and Implementation teams, the Global Command Center, Provisioning team, and Project Management to ensure installations are completed on time and enhance customer satisfaction.

Are You the Right Fit?

We’re looking for motivated individuals who are eager to learn and passionate about technology. If you have the talent and are ready to take the first step towards a successful career in technology, Smoothstack is the place for you.

Successful Applicants Must:

  • Pass a mechanical aptitude test
  • Be legally authorized to work in the U.S., without employer sponsorship
  • Be willing to relocate to Leesburg, Virgina, Phoenix, Arizona, or Dallas Tx.

Qualifications:

  • Pre-existing mechanical skills and a passion for learning
  • The ability to pick up different technical skills
  • Problem solving & critical thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to work flexible shift schedules
  • Excitement, eagerness, and ability to learn quickly

Physical Requirements

  • Lift and handle up to 50 pounds
  • Bend, stoop, and stretch as required for placement and retrieval of network devices, materials, or equipment
  • Work under a raised data center floor
  • Climb ladders (up to 16 feet) to reach plenum spaces

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Darlene Holland, Toshe Ayo-Ariyo, Sonal Patel, Danielle Ho, and Taylor Campbell are five remarkable graduates of 2U, Inc. programs applying their skills and talents to drive—and become—the change they want to see in the world.

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