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Galway City, County Galway, Ireland

Role: Datacentre Operations Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Galway - Onsite

Ready to utilise your knowledge in Datacentre technologies like Server, Storage and Network devices? 
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to build your career with a dynamic global IT Consultancy, working with new technologies like VMWare, SDWAN, AWS & Azure Cloud? 

Make a meaningful impact as a Datacentre Operations Engineer!

Careers at TCS: It means more.  
TCS is a purpose-led transformation company, built on belief. We do not just help businesses to transform through technology. We support them in making a meaningful difference to the people and communities they serve - our clients include some of the biggest brands in the UK and worldwide. For you, it means more to make an impact that matters, through challenging projects which demand ambitious innovation and thought leadership.
  • Collaborate with customers and stakeholders.
  • Gain exposure to innovative technology.
  • Work with customers and identify opportunities to support their strategy and improve their processes across functions.  
The Role 
As a Datacentre Operations Engineer, you will support the day-to-day technology operations of mission critical datacentre. The purpose of this role is to maintain operational stability and handle customer requests while working on shifts to support the operation. You will be responsible for installing and configuring enterprise class technology hardware, troubleshooting hardware and network issues, maintain change control process in the datacentre and support 3rd party vendor activities.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage, maintain, troubleshoot and resolve critical technical issues within the datacentre.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot server, storage, and networking equipment for malfunctions or failures.
  • Install and configure new servers, storage devices, patch panels, routers, switches, and other network components.
  • Conduct capacity assessments of existing infrastructure to ensure that it can support future growth.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of all servers, storage, Network devices configurations and changes made to them.
  • Perform regular backups of data to prevent loss in case of computer failure or theft.
  • Provide technical support for applications and operating systems used in the data center.
  • Write scripts to automate common processes within the data center environment.
  • Monitor energy usage across the data center to ensure efficient operation.
  • Conduct environmental and air quality tests to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Participate in disaster recovery mock drills and procedures.
  • Provide cleared escort as needed to personnel who need access for maintenance, inspection, and other needs.

Your Profile 
Key skills/knowledge/experience:
  • Extensive hands-on datacentre engineering experience.
  • Good knowledge of operating systems (Windows, Linux & Unix) with the ability to carry out root cause analysis.
  • General knowledge of a physical IT infrastructure (server, networking, storage).
  • Some understanding of network concepts switching, routing, perimeter security.
  • Previous experience in a Datacentre Operations role, including hardware racking and cabling, across multiple datacentre locations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong background and understanding of enterprise datacentre structured cabling design.

Good to have:
  • Working knowledge on operating systems (Windows, Linux & Unix).
  • Working knowledge on network devices switches, routers etc.
  • Working knowledge on Storage boxes and Backup devices
  • Experience in setting up a datacentre from scratch.

Rewards & Benefits   
TCS is consistently voted a Top Employer in the UK and globally. Our competitive salary packages feature paid holiday entitlement, pension contribution, private healthcare including dental & optical coverage, life assurance and income protection, cycle-to-work scheme, exclusive discounts on gym memberships, discounted rates on car leasing options, staff discounts within the larger Tata network, and access to extensive training resources.
Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing   
At TCS, we believe in building and sustaining a culture of equity and belonging where everyone can thrive. Our diversity motto is ‘Inclusion without Exception’. 
You’ll find a welcoming culture and many internal volunteering and social networks to join. Our diversity, inclusion and social activities include LGBTQ+ and mental health networks, as well as health and wellness initiatives and sports events (we even sponsor the London Marathon). 
We are open to all and treat applications equally, regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, or beliefs. 
If you are an applicant who needs an accommodation due to a disability to complete an employment application, or during any phase of the hiring process, please contact us at recruiter’s email with the subject line: “Disability Accommodation Request”. 
Due to a high volume of applications, we will be unable to contact each applicant individually on the status of their application. If you have not received a direct response within 30 days, then it should be deemed unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Join us and do more of what matters. Apply online now. 



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