Kforce Development Technician in Round Rock, Texas

Kforce has a client seeking a Development Technician to work in the Server Storage engineering team in Round Rock, Texas (TX). Overview:The Server Storage engineering team develops emerging server storage solutions spanning multiple implementations, including Hardware RAID solutions, Software RAID, and PCIe SSD products within our client's Server and Infrastructure Systems organization. The Server Storage organization is closely tied to other development organizations, including the server and storage enclosure platform teams, operating system teams, systems management, and mechanical teams.The Development Technician is responsible for working on special assignments and prototype projects that are moderately complex in nature, where good judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. They will work from developed test plans and also written or verbal instructions. They will work in a team environment, but will often execute their tasks independently. In addition, they will independently construct, troubleshoot, and test prototype assemblies as well as assist engineers in test phase of prototype systems. Their responsibilities will be to test early development level solution components and triage issues found during test.Principal Accountabilities:

  • Perform design verification and characterization on our client's server storage products

  • Troubleshoot and repair systems to the component level

  • Set up, configure, and test prototype systems and software

  • Perform specified test plans

  • Perform functional tests and analyze newly developed systems to ensure operation and reliability

  • Assemble and disassemble prototype systems as necessary

  • Assist other technicians in completing assigned tasks

  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations

  • In-depth familiarity of Microsoft Server OSes, VMWare ESXi, Red Hat, SuSE, and Ubuntu Linux operating systems

  • Experience with server storage technology, including PCIe, SAS, and RAID is preferred

  • Must have a solid understanding of hardware and software interactions and be able to apply this understanding to resolve issues

  • Proficient in reading and understanding technical data sheets and specifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills

  • Ability to manage multiple programs and/or areas simultaneously

  • Ability in organizing and managing multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines

  • Ability to easily achieve mastery of new tools, languages, and operating systems

  • Ability to work under date-driven schedules

  • Detail-oriented with attention to product quality

  • Must be physically able to lift servers to assist in racking server and storage equipment

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours