Microsoft Corporation DATACENTER TECHNICIAN in Tokyo, Japan

Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the engine that powers our cloud services. We deliver the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform.    Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our portfolio is built and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.    We are responsible for designing, building and operating our unified global datacenters; managing the demand planning and capacity utilization of our unified infrastructure; and responsible for all of the operations needed to run the physical infrastructure (including supply chain, hardware, power, security, and workflow teams). We focus on smart growth with an emphasis on automation, data driven engineering, cost-effectiveness and environmental sustainability.  At the forefront of the action in MCIO is our Datacenter Operations Group.


As a successful Datacenter Technician, your performance objectives will consist of:  A strong desire and capability to learn, grow and develop new skills  Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of datacenter activities   Establish and enhance strong working relationships with various internal teams and external suppliers  Understand overall ticket management process  Perform power cycles, swap out failed components, handle storage media, and perform troubleshooting  Perform cable installations, testing and troubleshooting using standard data center processes  Perform hardware installations – rack / stack   Physically assist in moving and racking equipment  Update inventory systems as required  Ability to work non-business hours (shifts) that may include weekends and/or holidays  As required, assist Datacenter Deployment team with the deployment of datacenter infrastructure as needed to address high volume work activity  As required, assist Datacenter Inventory and Asset Management Team with shipping/receiving and inventory management to address high work volumes  As required, assist performing and executing safety programs and policies, as well as compliance knowledge assessments


6-month experience handling/maintaining any technical equipment or machinery  High standard concerning quality and accountability  Ability to support frequent standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, lifting up to 25kgs, and working at heights  Flexibility to work non-business hours (shifts) that may include weekends and/or holidays    Preferred, but not required Skills and Experience:   Experience supporting IT equipment or related IT experience  Working knowledge of physical IT infrastructure components  Experience operating heavy-load movement equipment (pallet jacks, chassis lifts, etc.)  Spoken and written Japanese language skills preferred HR Contact - Ariel(axiang)Hiring manager - Ichida(yichida)Work location - TokyoMicrosoft is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.