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Working As A Data Center Operator

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $49,610

    Average Salary

What Does A Data Center Operator Do At Sungard

* Maintains the scheduling system and new/improved work procedures for the processing environment.
* Accurately executes all tasks assigned for a particular shift.
* Monitors the applications, systems and hardware in the processing environment for abnormal processing conditions.
* Researches and resolves user problems as well as issues and problems with software systems, operations processing, and assigned processing environments.
* Performs first level support when issues or problems arise on applications, systems, hardware and processing environment.
* When solving a mainframe production or system problem, makes effective use of tools and resources, such as DDF, BBI, Controlm, TSO/ISPF, OMEGAMON, Netstat, Connex, Netview, PCS, MICALL, etc. to solve the problem.
* Makes effective use of tools and resources, such as ITO Message Browser, TSO/ISPF, Whats UP Gold, Glance Plus, Voiceplan, ECS/Controlm, Networker, ADSM, pcANYWHERE, ACSLS, etc. to solve open systems production or system problems.
* Utilizes manuals, write-ups and other tools as an aid in solving the problem.
* Contacts others who are experienced in the area for ideas about the problem.
* Contributes to the body of knowledge by adding solutions and other information that would be useful to others.
* Follows escalation procedures when appropriate to resolve processing problems and user problems in a timely manner and meet service levels and other standards for the job.
* Ensures that all incidents are properly reported and documented.
* Coordinates the testing of applications, systems, processes and procedures, hardware and/or software changes.
* Analyzes and implements changes or additions to software systems and operations procedures.
* Trains internal customers (employees) on changes, new systems or new procedures.
* May identify new tools, technology, or processes that improve the overall processing environment or processing efficiency.
* Creates and maintains documentations related to operations manual, work procedures/processes and inventories.
* Assists in the definition of external and internal customer problems and needs.
* Discusses expectations with customers.
* May explain solutions directly to customers where appropriate.
* Maintains the operations support disaster recovery/business continuity plans for the assigned processing environments.
* Coordinates and conducts disaster recovery testing as required, documents test results, and documents modifications required for future testing.
* Maintains the physical inventory of computer operations supplies in a designated storage area and keeps the various operations areas stocked with the supplies necessary for daily production.
* Performs backup of all production and standby systems.
* Ensures the integrity of all backup media by doing periodic restoration.
* Prepares and submits reports and statistics related to application, hardware, software and processes.
* Completes project assignments and special projects commensurate with job expectations.
* Performs other related duties as assigned

What Does A Data Center Operator Do At Volt Information Sciences

* Analyzes, diagnoses, and troubleshoots hardware/server issues with focus on responsiveness; provides issue resolution.
* Maintains inventory and documentation of activity.
* Escalates more complex issues to 2nd level tech support.
* The onsite engineer responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Unpacking, installing and imaging new servers.
* Moving, redeploying, and decommissioning servers, network equipment, and appliances as requested by the supporting engineering team.
* Managing precursors, such as IP addressing, power and network cabling and patching.
* Analyzing work ticket history to be proactive in providing customer with recommendations for hardware maintenance upgrades, and identifying any trouble ticket trends to isolate future problem areas.
* Utilizing the Customer Trouble Ticket or Work Order Reporting system to update status, including escalation, hours worked, and trouble ticket completion information relating to activities of datacenter services.
* Performing tape backup duties such as tape replacement, off-site shipping preparation and process restore requests from tapes and snapshots.
* Answering incoming calls in Data Center.
* Rotating weekly on-call schedule with other onsite support team
* Must have experience with some of the following
* Cisco Nexus network switches, HP Apollo multinode servers, arista network switches and hp dl360 gen 9s are some good examples
* Also, need to have experience with twinax cabling and be able to identify the different types of fiber (multimode and singlemode) and the various connector types
* years experience servicing hardware as specified or utilized in customer environment
* Certifications as required for account
* Familiarity with ticket-tracking software

What Does A Data Center Operator Do At Suny Downstate Medical Center

* Working under the guidance of the Director of System Operations, the DataCenter Computer Operator will play a key role in the operational support of the enterprise infrastructure.
* The Computer Operator will instruct staff in the operation of an installed computer, assist in the solution of operational and scheduling problems and assure adherence to operational schedules.
* Will operate the console and might handle a full shift.
* Duties will also include tape library work and direct access storage device management.
* On occasion, the DataCenter Computer Operator, may be required to work other shifts occasionally.
* On weekend shifts, Computer Operator may serve as Help Desk analyst to support users on site and remote locations.
* Other Duties/Responsibilities include the following:
* Operate and control servers and a variety of peripherals;
* Monitor and operate computer consoles;
* Monitor computer systems and DataCenter Operations;
* Perform production runs and tasks;
* Problem solve user issues and redirect problems to the responsible support areas(s);
* Supervise staff in absence of more senior operators/higher grade operators in planning and organizing work;
* Train workers, maintain work quality, motivate staff be able to & willing to work well with others;
* Provide Level I technical support for systems pc, printers, peripherals and applications;
* Deal promptly, effectively and in a courtesy manner to perform all tasks; and
* Prepare materials needed for production runs;
* Produce daily and weekly uptime and downtime reports for Sr.
* Management;
* Monitor critical problems tickets during the night shift
* DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION
* All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY
* DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.
* Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization

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Data Center Operator Career Paths

Data Center Operator
Information Technology Project Manager Senior Information Technology Manager Senior System Administrator
Data Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Systems Analyst Information Technology Consultant Director Of Information
Director Information Technology Infrastructure
13 Yearsyrs
Systems Administrator Information Technology Manager
Director Of Information
10 Yearsyrs
Information Technology Consultant Director Of Information
Director Of Information Technology Security
12 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Manager Associate Director Director Of Information
Director Of Information Technology Services
12 Yearsyrs
Information Technology Project Manager Adjunct Instructor Information Technology Manager
Director Of Infrastructure Operations
13 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Manager Senior Product Manager Senior Manager
Director, Network Operations
10 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Senior Network Engineer Network Administrator
Information Systems Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Data Center Technician Systems Administrator Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Systems Administrator Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Infrastructure Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Systems Administrator Network Engineer Network Administrator
Information Technology Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Systems Analyst Systems Engineer Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Systems Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Information Technology Consultant Senior Consultant Information Technology Manager
Infrastructure Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Program Manager Marketing Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Data Center Manager Information Technology Manager Director Of Information
Senior Director Of Information & Technology
13 Yearsyrs
Data Center Technician Network Engineer Information Technology Manager
Senior Information Technology Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Information Technology Technician Senior Network Engineer Infrastructure Manager
Senior Manager Infrastructure
13 Yearsyrs
Data Center Manager Project Manager Senior Project Manager
Vice President And Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Information Technology Project Manager Director Of Information
Vice President Of Information Technology
12 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Computer Operator 4.3 years
Systems Operator 3.9 years
Mainframe Operator 3.7 years
Top Employers Before
Specialist 2.7%
Manager 2.7%
Top Employers After
Technician 5.0%
Consultant 4.3%

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Data Center Operator Demographics

Gender

Male

78.7%

Female

19.3%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

58.5%

Hispanic or Latino

17.0%

Black or African American

11.2%

Asian

10.0%

Unknown

3.3%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0%

Mandarin

12.5%

Cheyenne

12.5%

Carrier

12.5%

Italian

12.5%
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Data Center Operator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

20.3%

Austin Community College

6.3%

College of DuPage

4.7%

Community College of the Air Force

4.7%

New York University

4.7%

Drexel University

4.7%

Lansing Community College

4.7%

Kaplan University

4.7%

University of Houston

4.7%

Herkimer County Community College

4.7%

University of Texas at Austin

4.7%

Davenport University

4.7%

Community College of Allegheny County

4.7%

Western Governors University

3.1%

University of Puerto Rico - Humacao

3.1%

Georgia Southern University

3.1%

Clover Park Technical College

3.1%

Marist College

3.1%

Sinclair Community College

3.1%

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

3.1%
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Majors

Computer Science

17.9%

Computer Information Systems

15.9%

Business

14.6%

Information Technology

10.3%

Computer Networking

7.0%

Electrical Engineering

4.0%

Management

3.6%

Management Information Systems

3.6%

Computer Programming

3.0%

Accounting

3.0%

Information Systems

2.6%

Communication

2.6%

Criminal Justice

2.0%

Computer Systems Security

1.7%

Computer Technical Support

1.7%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.3%

Information Sciences

1.3%

Psychology

1.3%

History

1.3%

Engineering

1.3%
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Degrees

Bachelors

34.4%

Other

30.0%

Associate

18.8%

Masters

8.3%

Certificate

5.9%

Diploma

2.2%

Doctorate

0.5%
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Top Skills for A Data Center Operator

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  1. Backup
  2. Customer Service
  3. Network Hardware
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Resolved system interventions and data backup errors.
  • Received promotional rewards for providing outstanding customer service and exceptional work.
  • Monitored electrical, HVAC, and other critical support systems and follow troubleshooting/escalation procedures accordingly.
  • Created documentation for on-site and off-site storage rotation.
  • Performed routine system monitoring for varies platforms, including Windows, LYNX, UNIX, AS400 and related applications.

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