CDS Vacancies



Infrastructure Support Specialist II

ATH Reference:



United Kingdom

Job Area:


Closure Date:

03 March 2020

Date Posted:

04 December 2019

Hiring Manager:

Sudan Umassudan


***** Please be aware this role may close prior to end date *****

Infrastructure Support Specialist II

 Full time permanent position



Provide Data Centre cabling activities installation, termination and testing of all data center interlink cabling ( i.e CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, fibre optic)

Based on customer site in Slough SL1 4JU Mon – Fri 07:00 – 21:00 split shift, Sat 08:00 – 17:00



Responsible for the delivery of solutions within named accounts;


  • Installation, termination and testing of all data centre interlink cabling ( i.e CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, fibre optic)

  • Responsible for all data cable infrastructure installs – UTP, OM3/OM4 and single mode fibre

  • Installation, maintenance and lifecycle of the whole trunk-infrastructure across building backbone

  • Fault- finding of network cabling within Datacentre, able to trace and test connections and resolving issues. Fibre Optic termination testing and fault finding with OTDR, Fluke testing equipment

  • Provide onsite support using Fluke testing equipment to test all new and suspect cable connections.

  • Supporting of LAN & WAN Infrastructure components, structured cabling, VOIP telephone systems and voice recording.

  • Managing Patch schedules for Platform provisioning ( i.e new server deployment), patch cables are installed- labelled and tested according to work order requests

  • Ability to order and manage stock, keeping an up to date inventory of all cabling.

  • Liaise with the DCOFM Team Leads and schedule cabling infrastructure works according to prioritization.



  • The ideal candidate will need to have an extensive knowledge of data cabling with proven experience of (CAT-5e, CAT-6 6A, and fiber optic), able to terminate patch panels floor boxes and wall panels with proven accreditations and experience.

  • Basic understanding of network VLAN’s and IP addressing

  • Have good knowledge of Fiber Optic terminating testing and fault-finding with OTDR and Fluke testing equipment.

  • Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer’s i.e Systemax, Commscope, Corning, etc



  • Good knowledge of cabling products of manufacturer’s i.e Systemax, Commscope, Anixter , Corning, etc

  • Knowledge of end user ticketing tools, Snow/Remedy including updating –forwarding and closing of tickets.

  • Good Excel skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer orientation, self-motivation, and the ability to work in a team are important

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Positive attitude, ready to help all support teams with cabling related issues



Customer identified vetting required.