1&1 IONOS, Inc
  • Data Center
  • Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits

1&1 IONOS, Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable, publicly held German company with a market cap of over $8 billion. 1&1 IONOS's North American headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, PA, a Philadelphia suburb. 1&1 IONOS is known for its comprehensive and affordable Internet products - its unique business model positions it as a one-stop-shop for web solutions. From domain registration to web hosting, site creation, technical support and cutting edge technology, 1&1 offers users every available resource to easily and affordably create and maintain an optimal online presence. Founded in 1988, 1&1 IONOS is a global leader among web hosting providers. Internationally, 1&1 maintains more than 13 million customer contracts with both consumer and business users and the 1&1 group manages over of 19 million domain name worldwide. It also operates 5 highly-secure, green data centers housing more than 70,000 servers. 1&1 has grown since it introduced its distinctive approach to the U.S. market in October of 2003. Since the launch of its complete product line in the US, 1&1 has become one of the premiere web hosting companies serving the US market; making it one of the country's top 5 web hosting companies. In September 2008, 1&1 opened a state of the art 55,000 square foot data center in Lenexa, Kansas.

Job Summary                                                                   

We require a Licensed Electrician to help maintain our Lenexa, Kansas Data Center. This individual is responsible to ensure that problems are identified and repaired quickly, that contractors deliver quality services and preventive maintenance, and that safety measures are being followed. This person helps inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems (e.g., HVAC, generators, UPS, switchgear). 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Data Center Infrastructure Technician (Electrical), reporting directly to the Lenexa, Kansas, Data Center Manager, is a role which focuses on operation and maintenance of the electrical and electromechanical systems of the entire data center and office area 

Monitoring/testing/maintaining of Electrical Systems, including (but not limited to):

  • Generators
  • Switchgear and Distribution Panels
  • Power Quality monitoring
  • Automatic Transfer Switches
  • Static Switches
  • UPS Systems
  • Load balancing (UPS's, transformers, feeds)
  • Continuous performance and efficiency evaluation & recommendation
  • Communication with vendors and contractors
  • Coordination of test and maintenance of system/components
  • Ensure safe and reliable operation of site
  • Complete small works and repairs as needed
  • Supporting Hardware Service Teams


  • MUST Be Licensed Kansas electrician with experience in Commercial/Industrial environments with low and medium voltage requirements.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in related environment is required.
  • A solid knowledge of electrical basics as well as the governing codes and regulations is required.
  • Tasks have to be completed reliably and quality-oriented, with no sacrifice for safety
  • Good communication skills and flexible work hours are required.
  • Willingness to perform on-call duties is expected, as well as a proven record of excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Willingness to explore and learn topics outside of electrical systems
  • Working knowledge of general computer applications as well as specialized building management systems is required.
  • Able to monitor and use site security systems (access control, CCTV etc.)

Preferred Skills

  • An understanding of DCIM concepts with related skills
  • Significant experience in a data center or critical facility environment
  • Working knowledge of emergency power generation equipment and maintenance
  •  Significant knowledge of building management & monitoring systems

1&1 IONOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected by law.

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