Feb 23, 2021

Data Center Hardware Technician

  • Strategic Staffing Solutions
Contractor Information Technology

Job Description


Title: Data Center Hardware Technician
Location: Detroit, MI
Duration: 6-12+ months with extension
Role Type: W2 Contract position

Role Summary:

  • Installs, Maintains, & Repairs data center including servers, data storage, and facilities.
  • Maintains data center infrastructure. Monitors the “health” of the IT infrastructure and data centers.  
  • Performs moderately complex tasks related to area of technical responsibility, able to work on multiple assignments/tasks.
  • Able to support multiple internal clients, able to work as a team member on multiple teams.
  • Identifies issues and responds, identifies/utilizes appropriate tools.  
  • Good oral/written communication skills, good organization skills.
  • Associate or Technical degree in a related field and 1 – 2 years of experience.
  • Individuals without a formal degree will need 2 to 3 years equivalent experience.
  • Valid driver’s license required. May be required to lift equipment and supplies.


  • Project planning with Internal Customers - details of hdwe location, connections and project tasks
  • Vendor Relations - meet with outside vendors regarding upcoming PM's, scheduled events, changes with infrastructure
  • Meetings (Vendors, Projects, Team) - this includes weekly / monthly scheduled meetings, AAR's and tasks assigned to our group
  • Research - new products coming into the data center, new installs, proposed equipment, etc.
  • Maintain DC Documentation for 3 data centers such as DC Layouts, Electrical Schedules, Warranties, PM schedules for all equipment, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IP addressing
  • Knowledge of hardware such as servers, network appliances, storage, etc.
  • Knowledge of Data Center Environmental monitoring (temp/humidity/leak detection/etc.)

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement





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