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Network Operations Centre Engineer

Now recruiting
Contract: Full-time
Location: Maidstone, Kent

CustodianDC is a fast growing DataCentre with a global reach and customer base. We are seeking a NOC engineer to join our expanding NOC team, who support our data centre during the day and night. You will be involved in our network, electrical and cooling systems as well as providing support to our clients.

What's on Offer:

  • A challenging and rewarding environment
  • The opportunity to learn new technologies
  • Private health insurance after first year
  • Additional allowance for each night shift
  • Free secure onsite parking
  • Starting between £23,000 - £28,000

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • Supporting clients
  • Providing remote hands
  • Call logging
  • Running cables
  • Diagnosing and resolving hardware issues
  • Providing technical support for non-NOC staff
  • Helping to support our own infrastructure
  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers to resolve faults
  • Use of monitoring systems to identify potential issues
  • Network and workstation troubleshooting
  • Monitoring, troubleshooting and escalating network faults
  • Proactively working to update and process tickets within our system
  • Assisting with projects and installations

This role will suit someone who is a self-starter and has the right attitude to learn and move forwards, as we will provide training where required.

Our site is easily reachable from the M20 Junction 7 with plenty of parking on-site. You must be able to go through Security Clearance for this role.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a keen attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation
  • Have proven analytical skills
  • Be disciplined, organised and self-motivated
  • Have excellent OS troubleshooting skills
  • Have knowledge of Windows and Linux environments (Server 2016, Windows 10 and Ubuntu Server)
  • Have a good understanding of TCP/IP, routing and switching
  • Be able to use basic network diagnostic tools (ping, traceroute, mtr etc.)
  • Have good knowledge of network vendors including Cisco
  • Be used to using helpdesk tools within an ITIL environment
  • Have some understanding of Power and Cooling systems within a DataCentre
  • Have experience of supporting a business critical platform in a 24/7 environment

The Process:

  1. Initial applicants complete a video interview.
  2. Second round of interviews in person.
  3. One or two final candidates selected to spend half-day working with the team.
  4. Final selection.
To apply for this position send your C.V. and cover letter to
Custodian does not recruit via agencies and does not welcome agency enquiries.
Business Development

Now recruiting
Contract: Full-time
Salary: Competitive Base Salary (No upper limit on commission)

About Us

Custodian Data Centres are an award-winning data centre and network company that pushes the boundaries of innovation to deliver truly industry-leading services to its clients. Based at the Maidstone TV Studios in Kent, we are lucky to have some of the brightest and most forward-thinking people in the industry, all driving towards the common goal of providing world-class data centre services.

With continued investment into new data centre capacity and network expansion, we are looking for another member of the team to spread the word about our exceptional facilities. Our main products are colocation & a range of network services including IP Transit, Point to point, MPLS & VPLS. Our client base is amazingly diverse & includes many of the counties IT companies, International law firms, the UK's largest search engine, Universities, the NHS, local authorities and many SME's.

About the Role

This is a Sales role. However, sales for us is about building long term mutually beneficial relationships by showing the passion & understanding of what we can offer to any company that relies on their IT infrastructure. With the help of our Marketing team you will contact carefully selected companies who we believe will benefit from using a world class data centre & network.

Every one of our clients is trusting us to look after one of the most important elements of their business. This role needs someone who can understand that trust and represent Custodian accordingly. A full training programme will form part of the induction process and on-going training will be encouraged. Accurate records will need to be kept across all activity & updated on our CRM.

The role is fully supported by the commercial team & we have some of the best engineers in the industry on-hand for when you need them.

The salary package consists of a very good basic plus excellent commission with no upper limit

About You

Ideally you will already be successfully selling IT related solutions, perhaps in a sales or pre-sales role. You may not have direct experience of Data Centre & Network sales but knowledge of IT infrastructure, managed services, cloud migration or IT Transformation would all be useful. We are looking for someone who doesn't mind cold calling on the phone but in a patient and intelligent way.

You will need confidence, enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and an organised approach to your work.

What's on offer...

Not only will you be contributing to one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the county, but we offer the following in return for your hard work and dedication:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • BUPA Health Insurance
  • Company socials
To apply for this position send your C.V. and cover letter to
Custodian does not recruit via agencies and does not welcome agency enquiries.