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Principal System Operator

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Date: Feb 5, 2021

Location: Falls Church, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 97638 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Principal System Operator to join our team in Falls Church, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

The Principal System Operator will help establish, maintain, and develop the Client’s ability to provide infrastructure IT services that enable their users to effectively and efficiently use technology to accomplish their mission.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides technical and operational support across multiple data centers.
  • Engineers design and implements data center hardware.
  • Builds out new test and hardware production environments.
  • Coordinates implementation and support efforts between Data Center operations and other NTT DATA IT teams.
  • Identifies automation opportunities and implementation solutions in deployment, monitoring, resiliency and more.
  • Schedules and oversees periodic inspections and routines of all data center equipment
  • Troubleshoots system and operational issues.
  • Provides on-call support for specific problems and issues.
  • Plans organizes and coordinates ongoing data center installations and modifications to meet current and future timelines/ demands.
  • Advanced ability to develop business relationships and communicate effectively with the user community.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of production processes.
  • Thorough records management and inventory control skills.
  • Thorough understanding of server and storage hardware.
  • Thorough understanding of network hardware and structured cabling.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical critical systems components. 


Basic Qualifications

  • 6-8 years of Network Infrastructure Implementation and Support 
  • 6-8 years implementing data center hardware
  • 6-8 years of Systems Administration experience


Desired Skills:

  • ITIL / Skilled
  • ITSM / Skilled
  • Project Management / Expert




  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalency




About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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