Lead Data Center Structured Network Cabler

Clearance Level
Data Center Infrastructure
Rensselaer, New York

REQ#: RQ107638

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. 

GDIT Technology Shared Services (TSS) is your place! You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Lead Data Center Structured Cabler supporting various health programs, you will be trusted to work on critical infrastructure including structured cabling and being trained on and maintaining a DCIM toolset working with NLYTE. This role is an essential position and will be in Rensselaer, NY.

In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:

  • Providing monitoring, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting support of information systems and their associated telecommunication methods.IE Fiber and copper cabling
  • Performing all required elements related to accurately tracking cables within the Data Center
  • Documenting cabling concerns within the environment and putting together plans with other Lines of Service and customers to remediate.
  • Keeping the Data Center Manager informed of any unusual conditions or problems encountered in the performance of daily duties
  • Interacting with all levels of management when working through and planning remediation efforts for cabling within the Data Center
  • Using a variety of interactive tools and processes to determine the health of physical cabling within the Data Center
  • Performing various tasks related to equipment installs and decommissions including working with Corporate asset Management on the removal of said equipment
  • Generating trouble tickets for tier 2 and 3 support to other Lines of Service as the work at hand sometimes crosses the responsibilities of multiple lines of service
  • Maintaining and updating record and tracking databases

Required qualifications:

  • Networking/Information Systems Degree or equivalent experience; AND
  • Certification for network cabling
  • 2+ years of running, decommissioning and documenting network Ethernet and fiber cabling
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Leadership skills as this position will lead the cabling efforts for the data center and will have other individuals working with them in this capacity
  • Highly efficient in Visio and other MS products

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related Large Scale Data Center experience
  • Related Enterprise IT experience administering a DCIM software suite
  • 5+ years of experience installing network cabling within a large scale data center
  • Familiarity with mainframe systems


  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.