Data Center Intern - 350 E Cermak

Chicago, IL
Data Center Operations
At ServerCentral Turing Group (SCTG), we enable and transform businesses using technology. Through our hybrid cloud solutions and expertise, SCTG offers public cloud guidance, strategy, management, and application development in addition to core managed data center, private cloud, and managed IT services. SCTG is unique in its designation as an Equinix Gold Partner, a Digital Realty Trust Gold Partner, a VMware Gold Partner, and an Amazon Web Services Advanced Consulting Partner, Managed Service Provider Partner, and Authorized Public Sector Partner.

You’ll learn how to work in a data center environment. ServerCentral provides onsite training in structured cabling, facility build out and access to cutting edge technologies. This internship will be located at our downtown Chicago data center.


    • Handling inbound and outbound shipments
    • Transport equipment to and from our Chicago facilities
    • Equipment inventory tracking
    • Customer escorts and assistance
    • Data center build out
    • Structured cabling
    • Configure and Install equipment for service orders
    • Keep collocation space clean and organized

Minimum Requirements:

    • Ability to perform troubleshooting/fault isolation, multitask, and work as part of a team
    • Experience working in a data center or tech support environment
    • Basic understanding of Unix-based operating systems (FreeBSD, Linux)
    • Experience with Microsoft server level operating systems
    • Familiar with Ethernet network cabling standards
    • Willing to work any shift as needed (24/7 operation) (including weekends and holidays)
    • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrated willingness to learn, teach, and share knowledge
    • Ability to lift 60-75 lbs
    • Comfortable working with hand tools

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

    • FreeBSD, Linux, and Windows networking, operation and troubleshooting
    • Physical configuration and maintenance/troubleshooting of x86 hardware
    • Structured cabling, termination and testing