Liquid telecom: Mechanical Systems: Data Centre Internship (Gauteng and Cape Town)

Mechanical Systems: Data Centre Internship (JHB/CPT) - N/A10445

Code/Reference: N/A10445

Applications accepted until: 2020-02-14

Number of Openings 2

Company Overview

Africa Data Centres (ADC) is Africa€™s first network of state-of-the-art, interconnected Data Centre facilities. We bring leading cloud service providers, carriers and enterprises, the additional rack space and colocation services they need to meet the growing demand for cloud-based services in Southern Africa.

Our facilities are all purpose-built to Tier III standards, are carrier-neutral, resilient, and have been designed, built and operated to the highest standards, to provide businesses across Africa with peace-of-mind, irrespective of the scale of their requirement.

Furthermore, ADC€™s facilities owned and operated entirely by us, meaning the physical and digital security of customers€™ data and transactional computer processing are our top priority.

ADC€™s four vendor-neutral data environments are interconnected by multiple networks including Liquid Telecom€™s award-winning fibre network, which provides regional and international reach for customers. This allows businesses hosting data and cloud in Africa to have control and flexibility of where to host and back-up their data with geographic diversity.

ADC€™s facilities are ISO 27001 certified, complying with high international information security management standards, and are compliant with PCI DSS too, the global information security standard set by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to help control and minimise points of risk to fraud or compromise of sensitive information.

Our mission is to be the heart of Africa€™s digital transformation. We strive for excellence, innovation and customer-centricity in all that we do. We recognize that our team is only be as strong as its weakest member, so we help each other progress. We never let an issue unsolved; it will get worse. We make decisions quickly and thoughtfully. In making these decisions, we keep top of mind our obligations to our customers and to our company€™s reputation. Our core values are listed below.

•Integrity: We are honest, open, ethical, and fair

•Diversity: We know it takes people with different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds to make our company succeed

•Quality: We give the best of ourselves every day and strive for excellence

•Community: We minimize our negative impact on the environment and maximize our positive impact towards the communities and countries in which we work.

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Cape Town, Johannesburg

Job Purpose:

Our goal is to provide opportunities to nurture young professionals€™ talent and competencies while offering practical work experience, in a practical environment, with leadership and mentorship guidance. The ADC internship programme is 12 months and is available for young professionals looking for a practical learnership experience in one of the following fields:

•Electrical Engineering

•Mechanical Engineering

•Information Technology

Minimum Requirements of Job

Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering (NQF 7 or higher)

Analytical individuals with strong attention to detail

Individuals who thrive in team-based environments

Must be in the Gauteng or Cape Town region

Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills

Must be fluent in English (read, write & speak)

Must be computer literate and be proficient in MS programmes such as MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

Candidates must not hold any kind of criminal record

Less than 2 years total experience

Key Outputs:

What we offer?

•A paid 12 months internship programme within your area of specialisation.

•Professional development

•Great working environment in a specialized field

•Mentorship from key players in the organization

Should you not hear from us within 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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