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Data Center Technician, Engineering Field Services

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14d ago

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🤑 $52.5K - $75.5K

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  • Candidates for the Data Center Technician position at Google should have experience with operating systems and networking protocols, as well as experience in a data center or similar environment. A bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience is preferred, along with previous experience as a team or project lead. Knowledge of networking and excellent communication skills in English are also required.
  • The candidate will be responsible for repairing and maintaining data center equipment, leading projects, troubleshooting technical issues, testing new hardware components, and resolving OS-related issues.

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  • Google isn't just a software company. The Hardware Operations team is responsible for monitoring the state-of-the-art physical infrastructure behind Google's powerful search technology. As an Operations Technician, you'll install, configure, test, troubleshoot and maintain hardware (like servers and its components) and server software (like Google's Linux cluster). You'll also take on the configuration of more complex components such as networks, routers, hubs, bridges, switches and networking protocols. You'll participate in or lead small project teams on larger installations and develop project contingency plans. A typical day involves manual movement and installation of racks, and while it can sometimes be physically demanding, you are excited to work with infrastructure that is at the cutting-edge of computer technology.
  • As a Data Center Technician, you will deploy and maintain Google's Data Center Server and Network Infrastructure by installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware and server software. You will manage the configuration of networks, routers, bridges, and switches. You will lead local project teams on installations and develop project contingency plans. You will manage the physical deployment of data center-related technology and partner with various stakeholders. You will ensure that goals, missions, and projects are delivered and that they are repeatable across the global array of data centers.
  • Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Minimum qualifications:
  • Experience with Operating Systems and Networking Protocols.
  • Experience in a data center, network operation center, help desk, or similar environments.
  • Experience in maintenance and monitoring of server systems.
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience as a team, project or technical lead.
  • Knowledge of networking, including topology and protocol understanding.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in English fluently.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Repair broken equipment, including servers, networking, and storage devices (e.g., replace hard drives, replace bad sticks of RAM, swap CPUs, etc.).
  • Contribute and lead projects in the deployment, maintenance, and support of current and new data center servers and network infrastructure.
  • Lead complex troubleshooting and resolve critical or escalated technical issues over a significant population of affected equipment.
  • Help test and troubleshoot new complex server hardware components and designs.
  • Configure and troubleshoot OS-related issues on servers.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





52500 - 75500 USD