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We are always looking for superior candidates to bolster our team — particularly those who are proactive and have a can-do attitude.
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The Sales Engineer actively drives and manages the technology evaluation and development stages of the sales process, collaborating with the Engineering, Critical Infrastructure, and customer teams to provide best-fit solutions for our clients. In order to be successful in this role, the SE must be able to develop and articulate technical solutions and communicate the value of our services to existing and prospective clients. Reporting to the VP of Sales, the SE also helps shape the products and direction of the company by communicating market needs to the rest of the company.
The Storage Applications Engineer focuses on and is responsible for design, implementation, operation and scaling of AIS Data Centers storage infrastructure, ensuring mission-critical systems are running and available at all times. As a key member of the Engineering team, the Storage Engineer collaborates with Network and Applications Engineers, Product managers, Sales Engineers and customers to provide enterprise-grade solutions to meet market demand. The Storage Applications Engineer reports to the Chief Technology Officer.
Responsible for installing, configuring, and managing enterprise-grade VMware infrastructure in a Service Provider environment. Able to develop and maintain standard operating procedures, and be capable of training peers and less knowledgeable personnel. Five to seven years of experience in the management and maintenance of VMware and virtualized server environments and hosted applications. Technical skills required include VCP/VCAP and related certifications; vSphere ESXi, vCenter and Update Manager expertise; and a well-rounded understanding of related infrastructure such as SAN / NAS storage, switches, and Dell servers. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of VMWare virtualization and its underlying technologies.
This position on the Network Operations team is responsible for infrastructure applications and special projects, including firewall configuration and management, load-balancing, monitoring applications, and standards compliance. The Applications Engineer will be responsible for specification, implementation and testing of client network applications, and ensuring mission-critical systems are running and available at all times.
The Systems Engineer, in coordination with senior technical management and the Network Operations team, is responsible for engineering and administration of internal and client-facing service delivery platforms. The Network Operations team is tasked with scaling and operating the AIS Data Centers regional network (LA / San Diego / Phoenix), building and managing AIS Data Centers’ enterprise-grade cloud services platforms, installing and operating internal applications, and providing professional services. The Systems Engineer reports to the Director of Network Operations and is responsible for ensuring mission-critical systems are available at all times.
Responsible for the entire mechanical systems infrastructure design, operation, and maintenance (including all mechanical plants, stand-alone systems, and building automation systems) and works to ensure standardization of intent and application across the various facilities. Responsible for ensuring maximum reliability, availability, and productivity of the environment from a mechanical infrastructure perspective. Operates and maintains environmental conditioning systems to ensure maximum operational uptime. Normally has a professional certification with 10 to 15 years of mechanical systems installation and systems operations experience with chilled water system operations and maintenance and/or larger data center operations with direct expansion floor-mounted units.
Performs low and medium voltage systems operational and maintenance tasks consistent with IEEE, manufacturer’s specifications, industry best practices, and local procedure. Prepares, installs, energizes, de-energizes, and removes low voltage power distribution as required. Performs additional duties as directed by supervisor; responds as directed during operational contingencies. Requires, at a minimum, “journeyman electrician” certification. Normally, in addition to meeting “journeyman” certification, meets fundamental NEC/IEEE electrical training requirements for functionality and has a minimum of six months experience working in a data center specific environment.
Positions available in both San Diego and Phoenix. The primary responsibility is to provide clients with the highest quality of customer service and support. Additional tasks include: network and computer troubleshooting, facility monitoring, facility access control, inventorying client equipment, running and termination of Ethernet cable, and provisioning client cabinets and racks. A CSE must demonstrate advanced customer relations skills and knowledge of data center operations.
The AIS Data Centers Business Development Manager will be assigned a territory and will hunt for new client opportunities. Focus on SMB and enterprise-level accounts and prospects that are between $250M and $10 Billion in total revenue with an acute focus on colocation, network and managed services within the Southwest Region.
Reporting to the VP of Sales, the Inside Sales Representative will be selling to small and medium business in the San Diego and Phoenix metropolitan areas. This is a sales-closing position and only those with full sales cycle responsibility and a track record of consistent success will be considered. Diligently making outbound calls and proactively working leads is a key part of this role that also includes other duties as assigned.
Just wanted to say thanks for the tour and lunch today. I really enjoyed Ken’s tour and meeting all the staff. Your facility is very impressive and seeing it first-hand confirms for me that we made the right choice in selecting AIS.David Bevan, general manager, IT servicesHansen Technologies
We are completely satisfied with the exemplary work AIS has done with our colocation, office wiring, and managed storage. We respect AIS’ consultative engagement process and appreciate how the solution meets our immediate needs while also providing scalability for future growth.Troy Smith, president & co-founderSearch Optics
I was working with Valentin from your facilities department today on the power conversion and his attention to detail and service exceeded my expectations. Valentin and his group should be commended for their work. I was so impressed by his work and demeanor, please pass on my thanks to Valentin and his team.Jason Stewart, professional engineerSchneider Electric
We are pleased that AIS has entered the VMware Service Provider Program at the Enterprise level.Geoff Waters, vice president, global channel partnersVMware
Strong data center and IT solutions are essential to our ability to innovate, deliver, and grow. Hansen owns and operates data centers in Australia and the U.K. and we felt that the services offered by AIS were a good fit for our needs in North America. AIS meets the high standards that we deliver from our own facilities.Andrew Hansen, managing directorHansen Technologies
As an established family-owned business with longstanding loyalty to both customers and employees, it was crucial that we find an IT infrastructure partner who could adapt to our unique culture and evolving needs. AIS has been a joy to work with and serves as a trusted advisor to Jackson & Blanc for both current and future IT service opportunities.John Fusca, presidentJackson & Blanc
We’ve been working with AIS for over four years and feel the state-of-the-art infrastructure in their Lightwave Data Center combined with their super-knowledgeable engineering and support staff are key to our ability to provide superior service offerings to our clients in the region.George Natzic, CEOLunarpages
As you can imagine, sound quality and total reliability are ‘must-haves’ for a service like ours – which is why we turned to AIS, where connectivity is king.Michael Robertson, founder and CEODAR.fm
AIS is a recognized regional leader in tailored data center and cloud service solutions and we are pleased to have arranged this financing that will support their future growth.Ken Sands, managing director of the credit fundsFortress Investment Group
Refreshing our SSAE 16 SOC 1, 2, and 3 Type 2 audits is an important milestone for AIS – affirming that each of our seven facilities in San Diego, Phoenix, and Los Angeles has the appropriate internal controls in place for assuring the highest level of standards for compliance, security, and availability. Our SOC 2 Type 2 examination clearly sets us apart from the local and regional competition in the Southwest.Kevin O'Hare, CFOAIS Data Centers