Data Center Network Engineer

Job Category


Job Type

Full Time

Job Location

Johor Bahru

Main Accountabilities

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting server, storage, and networking equipment for malfunctions or failures
  • Installing and configuring new servers, storage devices, routers, switches, and other network components
  • Conducting capacity assessments of existing infrastructure to ensure that it can support future growth
  • Maintaining detailed documentation of all server and storage configurations and changes made to them
  • Performing regular backups of data to prevent loss in case of computer failure or theft
  • Providing technical support for applications and operating systems used in the data center
  • Writing scripts to automate common processes within the data center environment
  • Monitoring energy usage across the data center to ensure efficient operation
  • Conducting environmental and air quality tests to ensure compliance with federal regulations


I. Education:

  • While there are no specific education requirements for data center engineers, many employers prefer candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering or another related field. Some employers may also prefer candidates who have a master’s degree in engineering or computer science.

II. Training & Experience:

  • Data center engineers typically receive on-the-job training after they are hired. This training helps them learn the specific systems and procedures of the company. It also helps them learn the specific tools and technologies they will use in their daily work.

III. Certifications & Licenses:

  • Certifications can improve the chances of being hired for this position, provide additional skills and qualifications, and increase the range of available jobs that you may pursue.

Jobs Skills:

I. Electrical engineering:

  • Data center engineers need to understand electrical engineering principles to design and maintain the electrical systems of a data center. This includes knowledge of electrical systems, electrical components, electrical safety, and electrical standards.

II. Networking:

  • Data center engineers work with other engineers, managers, IT professionals, and other staff to design, build, and maintain data centers. They often work in teams to complete projects and tasks, so it’s important for them to be able to communicate effectively and work well with others.

III. Hardware and software knowledge:

  • Data center engineers need to have a basic understanding of hardware and software to be able to troubleshoot issues and make recommendations for upgrades. They need to know how to read and interpret data center diagrams and schematics to be able to plan and implement upgrades and changes.

IV. Problem-solving skills:

  • Data center engineers use their problem-solving skills to identify and resolve issues with data center equipment and software. They also use these skills to troubleshoot issues with the data center’s electrical system, cooling system, and network system.

V. Communication skills:

  • Data center engineers communicate with a variety of people, including other engineers, managers, clients, and contractors. They also need to be able to explain technical information to non-technical people. Effective communication skills can help you be an effective leader and mentor.

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