Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Data Center Installation Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/3/2024 7:21 PM)
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Information Technology


Are you a Data Center Installation Engineer wizard eager to wield your expertise for the betterment of millions? If the answer is yes, an exciting opportunity may be on the horizon for you.


TISTA associates enjoy above Industry Healthcare Benefits, Remote Working Options, Paid Time Off, Training/Certification opportunities, Healthcare Savings Account & Flexible Savings Account, Paid Life Insurance, Short-term & Long-term Disability, 401K Match, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Holidays, Military Leave, and much more!


  • Work with the team and the VA PM to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results and/or project objectives
  • Responsible for project tasks as assigned within the technical area
  • Responsible for following VA process and procedures within the technical area
  • Execute deployment or decommissioning of simple and complex IT systems and network hardware
  • Conduct inventory and property management tasks on a regular interval, as directed by the VA PM
  • Handle shipping/receiving tasks associated with data center (IT equipment, cabling, racks, etc.)
  • Prepare asset reports as required
  • Adhere to task order specifications and established policies and procedures by reporting any noted discrepancies to the COR, Government VA PM, or management
  • Work with various groups – facility groups, IT professionals, project managers and the VA client


  • Must have prior experience in installing copper/fiber cabling (including terminating both) and racking/stacking IT equipment in a data center environment
  • Must be able to efficiently troubleshoot connectivity issues in the data center and/or to telecommunication rooms
  • Be able to document/confirm the current environment and configuration
  • Must be able to prepare correspondence, memoranda, reports and related documents as required by ITOPS IO standards or other directives provided by the Government COR/VA PM
  • Must be able to prepare reports required for tracking progress as required
  • Must Produce high quality technical documents (technical writing skills)
  • Experience with use of ticketing system, such as ServiceNow
  • Must be able to lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs.; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing more than 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to install IT equipment (servers, storage, switches, etc.) into enclosed cabinets
  • Must be able to pull Ethernet and fiber cables, both overhead and under a raised floor
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Must be able to climb and balance (stairs, ladders, scaffolds, etc.)
  • Specific vision abilities required – close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus
  • Experience using Microsoft products


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline with 5+ years’ experience
  • Eight (8) years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education (13 years total)


  • The ability to pass a Tier 2/Modest Background Investigation 


  • Department of Veteran's Affairs (100% Onsite)
  • Monday - Friday (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM CST Time)
  • Austin Information Technology Center 

    Department of Veteran's Affairs 

    1615 Woodward St 

    Austin, TX 78741 

  • United States



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