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Allina Health

Data Center Technician - Supervisor

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Allina Health
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Anoka MN
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Further information


Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Commons is the Minneapolis-based headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Allina's Abbott Northwestern Hospital, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.


  • Staff Management:  Recruit, hire, train, and retrain team.  Develop and implement staff development.  Conduct performance reviews.  Manage conflict.  Manage team performance
  • Data Center Cabinet Management:  Design processes and procedures to ensure data center equipment is received, recorded, and installed into dat center cabinets following a documented process.  Manage the cycle of data center hardware.  Design DCIM functionality.  Train staff on DCIM processes
  • Data Center Cable Management:  Design and implement data center cabling and labeling standards.  Train staff on cabling/labeling processes.  Update and maintain all documentation
  • Infrastructure Management:  Design and implement solutions to ensure the data center facility services are available by actively monitoring the electrical, mechanical and fire suppression systems.  Implement and enforce data center facility physical security processes.  Create and report to monthly measurements. Train staff on Level One and Level Two problem resolution procedures
  • Batch Job Management:  Manage process to ensure enterprise batch jobs are properly scheduled, run and validated for completion.  Understands the dependencies between jobs.  Train staff on Level One and Level Two problem resolution procedures
  • Computer Operations Management:  Design, implement, and train data center staff on processes to ensure printed output is created and distributed.  Design, implement, and train data center staff on processes to ensure critical dat is backed up and migrated off-site




  • High school or GED equivalent, BS/BA preferred
  • ITIL certification required
  • 7 - 8 years of hands on experience in data center equipment installation, cabling, and labeling of network and SAN equipment and testing of all components
  • 1 - 2 years of providing work direction in a data center environment


  • Able to provide work direction across all shifts
  • Serves as subject matter expert associated with the daily shift work related to all data center processes
  • Develops departmental policies and procedures
  • Strong communication skills internally and externally
  • Excellent problem solver and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate with staff, peers, vendors, and customers
  • Ability to lead all types of projects
  • Ability to manage conflict


Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Full-time: 40 hours/week
  • Day Shift: Monday - Friday
  • Occasional weekends
  • Physical location is the Anoka Technology Center in Anoka, MN



Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.