Data Center Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • Aurora, IL, USA Aurora IL US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • 10 Aug 18 2018-08-10

This is a Third Shift position, Located at our Aurora, IL Data Center Data Center Engineer is responsible for maintaining the data center and office environments and ensuring all customer server environments are secure, operational, and highly available through continuous proactive monitoring

Description

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.
 

Data Center Engineer

 

CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace.  This is where futures are made. CME Group is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career by shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more. 

 

Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

 

We are constantly looking for IT professional who aren’t afraid to contribute a fresh perspective, so if you love working in a dynamic high paced environment with no silos!

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Description:

 

This is a Third Shift position, Located at our Aurora, IL Data Center

 

Data Center Engineer is responsible for maintaining the data center and office environments and ensuring all customer server environments are secure, operational, and highly available through continuous proactive monitoring, customer support, and scheduled maintenance preparation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Demonstrates ability to mentor and lead peers on initiatives.
  • Takes ownership of initiatives with little to no guidance.
  • Software and Hardware: Understands the backbone and hardware architecture.
  • Support: Demonstrates ability to support a meeting request by setting up a bridge and video conferencing with no assistance.
  • Troubleshooting: Understands how TMS works and ability to use TMS with minimal assistance. Ability to assist in project initiatives.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the various segmented business
  • applications hosted within the data center and office environments.
  • Performs daily computer room work planning.
  • Plans and assigns VLANs onto network switches. Assigns network switch ports for activation and deactivation status.
  • Works with RF Code equipment asset management system. Recording and documenting all assets into the database; Calculates fiber and copper transmission loss.

 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years data center or IT experience installing and repairing server and network hardware
  • Knowledge of structured cable installation (SM, MM Fiber, Cat-6)
  • Excellent reading, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work at heights, off a ladder, and lift and move 50 lbs.
  • Strong eye for detail and excellent time-management skills.