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Data Center Engineer (Ft Lauderdale, FL) in Oakland Park, FL at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

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At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio.

Due to continued growth, Presidio is seeking a Data Center Engineer to support our client’s data center storage, data protection and server virtualization needs. Data Center Engineer responsibilities include designing, configuring and troubleshooting data center technologies. The position will be responsible for working with clients to understand their business goals and requirements and making recommendations for solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides Professional Services to support the delivery of cloud and data center related projects
  • Develops deep technical skillset in several cloud and data center technologies
  • Meet with Customers and Collect data to build Systems Engineering Reports for each project.
  • Meet with the Presidio project manager to build a project plan and then execute on time.
  • Create detailed as-built documents on each engagement.
  • Deploy technologies based on manufacturer best practices.
  • Develops relationships across the organization and with customers to expand the cloud and data center practice
  • Engages in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging DC technologies. This includes obtaining vendor-related certifications, to enhance professional development and our corporate standing with our vendors.
  • Displays voracious appetite for knowledge and learning, as well willingness to undertake new technologies

    Required Skills:

    • Minimum 2+ years of relevant experience
    • Relevant EMC, NetApp, VMware, AWS or Microsoft Certifications are preferred.
    • A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent is preferred.
    • Must have demonstrable design experience with experience in deployment, administration, configuration, or integration. Candidates should have knowledge of various datacenter technologies and products. 
    • Provide engineering consulting services, including: assessment, design and implementation of technical solutions.
    • Assist clients through planning, design and implementation of secure data technical solutions.
    • Hands-on experience with at least one major operating system - Windows Server 2012/2016, Linux distribution.
    • 2+ years of hands-on experience working with AWS and or Azure
    • Practical, hands on experience with traditional hypervisor platforms like Hyper-V and VMware vSphere.
    • Fibre Channel switching (MDS, Nexus, Brocade)
    • Ability to travel up to 25%

Relevant Product Knowledge Experience: 

  • On-Premise Compute: Cisco UCS
  • Hyperconverged: Nutanix, Hyperflex, VxRail
  • Storage: Pure, NetApp, Nimble
  • EMC: VNX, VNX2, Unity, XtremIO
  • Network Protocols:

    • Layer 2 - EtherChannel/802.1q/VLAN
    • SAN Protocols such as FC, iSCSI, NFS




Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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 RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation


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