DataCenter Technician

3+ months agoParis, France


Data Center Operations designs, installs & maintains the world's largest Cloud Computing Infrastructure.We are looking for skilled Data Center Technician with a passion for technology to help us expand our Cloud to the next level.

This role is a unique opportunity to work in some of the most cutting edge data centers in the world. Amazon data centers are large-scale high-density centers where you will be working on changing the face of Cloud technology in the region.

The Datacenter Technician may be the primary point of contact for both internal customers (for example: Network Engineers, Systems Engineers, Software Developers, etc..) and external customers (Hardware Vendors, Contractors, Service Providers among others).

Some of the key responsibilities the Datacenter Technician will undertake are,

Problem Solving

  • Maintain a high level of system reliability by prioritizing and resolving trouble tickets efficiently, these include:
  • Escalation point and technical troubleshooter for all Systems and Network hardware problems
  • Deep diving into Linux server issues
  • XEN service virtualization troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot technical issues on various platforms ranging from Systems through Networking to Power/Mechanical
  • Remediation of physical layer outages, both Systems & Network
  • Remediation or recovery of physical power issues on racks
  • Participate in Data Center power & cooling events
  • Meet 24x7 On-Call requirements and response during shift rotations.
  • Install & configure racks of hosts in line with internal SLAs
  • Triage & resolve trouble tickets for all devices in your region
  • Data Center point of contact for all High Severity issues
  • Physical replacement of server and network device parts
  • Ensure correct rotation of parts & spares
  • Help define metrics to increase our customer uptime
  • Enforcing Amazons Security Best Practices
  • Interact with third party vendors & contractors and other Datacenter technician
  • Contribute ideas to improve operational efficiency
  • Engage with Remote Hands & Eyes in EU Regional Cloudfront POPs
Project Management
  • Participate in and deliver on a number of high impact small to mid-scale projects
  • Participate in team meetings for metric analysis and project status updates
  • Help build the world's largest Cloud infrastructure
  • Share knowledge and help educate less technical staff on the best practices related to all service owner issues
  • Contribute towards building a great team by getting involved in the Amazon hiring process/candidate interviews
If you are interested to join us, please send us your updated CV in English please

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers an exciting, dynamic and challenging environment encouraging creativity and personal development while maintaining AWS computing environments in a secure, scalable, and cost-effective manner.

At Amazon, career progression is part of our environment. We want you to progress. If your career path is in Systems, Network or Database Engineering, Software Development or maybe AWS Support, Technical Operations or perhaps Project Management, we will create a development plan to enable you to succeed reaching those goals. This begins on Day One! Come and work for the world's most Customer Centric Company.


  • Solid Understanding of Linux/Unix Administration
  • Server Hardware Troubleshooting experience
  • Server Booting: POST, BIOS, PXE, Kickstart, GRUB/LILO, RAID
  • Some Experience with Network Protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet, L2/L3 technologies
  • Network Hardware: Copper and Optical Fiber Cabling, Switches, Routers
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Passionate about IT infrastructure and hardware!
* This position also has a physical component requiring the ability to lift & rack equipment up to 40lbs; it may require working in cramped spaces or in elevated locations while adhering to health & safety guidelines.


  • Remote Access: Console routers, IPMI, BMC
  • Network Equipment Installation and Configuration
  • Cisco IOS, NX-OS, JunOS
  • Redundancy: Power feeds, ATS, Server Hardware, RAID, Network Connectivity
  • Data Center Operations: Inventory Management, Hot/Cold Aisles, Security
  • Experience with Excel and the ability to manipulate data and create necessary charts and diagrams
  • Participated in Project Management
  • Experience or Knowledge of AWS products: EC2, EBS, S3 etc.
  • Scripting: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby (or programming languages)
If you are interested to join us, please send us your updated CV in English please

Job ID: Amazon-1212488

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