Preferred QualificationsData Centre Manager Slough - London
No shift workrequired
Excellent salaryand package
Please onlyapply if you have experience in line managing a team (including appraisals,performance reviews, hiring new team members etc) AND have not interviewed forBare Metal / OCI data centre team in the last 9 months.
The next 5-10 years will seethe software industry move away from on-premise software solutions towardssoftware delivery via cloud based services. Oracle number one strength is the sizeand strength of our software portfolio to which most of the business world isalready addicted.
Our vision is to bring this tothe Cloud from our app server and development tools to our dataset and peoplemanagement software. We already have the core infrastructure that all of thisis built on.
The future is about providinghigher level services that companies can consume on demand. Oracle is nowrecognised as a significant hyper-scale cloud provider offering hybridcapabilities bridging the gap between on premise infrastructure and the Cloudto manage workloads in a secure, efficient and cost-effective way.
Oracle plans to manoeuvre theentire company’s tech focus to provide this.
Are you an experienced Data CentreManager that has experience from racking & stacking to deployment &decommissioning – and everything in between? Interested in new challenges andbeing part of a newly created team working on critical projects? Then we’d liketo talk to you!
An Oracle Data Centre Manager willbe the technical liaison between the technology teams and the Data CentreEnvironment. You are able to troubleshoot and solve all but the mostcomplex infrastructure issues. As a skilled trouble-shooter on a widerange of Data Centre environment and systems you understand which issues toescalated to the appropriate resolver groups. You create and maintaindocumentation on technologies you support. You understand all aspects ofthe equipment you support. You know how to innovate and make decisions onhis/her own, but also know how to take direction when it is given, payingattention to all details involved. Expected to improve current processes, andintroduce automation with aim towards simplification,
You are able to execute smallprojects on your own and work with your DIrect Management in planning and executing larger localprojects. You understand all aspects of the equipment you support. You ensure adherence to all established guidelines andmanagement practices for your employees.Some travel will be involved.Basic Qualifications:
+5 years experience,managingteams, including line management, appraisals, performance reviews, hiring newteam members etc
3-8 years of experience in ITInfrastructure support and server administration in a mid-sized environment(200 - 1000+ server systems).
3-8 years of experiencesupporting and troubleshooting distributed, N-Tier applications, software, andoperating systems.
Must have demonstrated expertisein two or more of these areas:
Systems administration (Linuxand/or Windows Servers)Networking (DNS, TCP/IP)
Demonstrated examples of processimprovement execution
Demonstrated examples of a driveto dig into the details of a system or process to solve customer problems
Excellent oral and writtencommunication skillsStrong influencing skills
Ability to work independently,with little direct management
Open to provide after-hourssupport as needed
Experience supporting large,Enterprise customers in an Operations environment
Strong understanding of Datacentre environment and infrastructure : Cabling,Cooling, Power (UPS,Generation)
Demonstrated examples of DataCentre white space capacity planning
Demonstrate understanding ofChange Managment
Your team's responsibilities willinclude:
Act as technical liaison for ourtechnical teams.
Ability to understand internalcustomer problem and provide technical solution in timely manner
Ability to understand customerurgency and sensitivity of problem
Strong Verbal and Writtencommunication skills
Ability to speak confidently andcommunicate clearly with internal customers
Ability to work well withdemanding customer environment and delight customer
Strong Adherence to Process andbe process champion
Participate in the installation,monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all production serverhardware, software.
Provides escalated 2nd leveltechnical support for complex technical issues which may include leadingproblem management cases and providing management status.
Manages escalated support casesand leads appropriate internal technical resources and/or 3rd party vendors toresolution.
Assist with server operatingsystem and application upgrades, bug fixes and patching.
Working on standardizationprojects for both hardware and software under the Oracle technology stack;while providing consistent system uptime as expected in a IaaSenvironment.
Ability to quickly learn newtechnologies and keep up with the latest technologies.
Advanced knowledge of networkarchitecture and protocols.
Experience with enterpriseadministrative scripting using a major scripting language (Powershell, Bash,Perl, etc.)
Outstanding organizationalskills, ability to prioritize effectively, and experience with technicalproject management.
Highly service-oriented,reliable, responsible, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.
Excellent communication skillsand ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers andstaff.
Experience providing client-facing,direct customer support and service.
Ability to interact with alllevels of an organization in a professional, and tactful manner.
Ability to work productively incross-functional teams or resourcefully and independently as an individual