Data Center Technician

Barstow, Texas, United States | Data Centre Operations | Full-time



Imagine the ultimate destination for those who want to work at the cutting edge of technology, energy, and infrastructure. An industry leader in bitcoin mining, Hut 8 builds and operates some of the world’s largest data centers for next-generation computing workloads. We are proud to offer interesting and challenging opportunities for individuals who want to build teams, solve problems, and make an impact from day one. If you’re an ambitious individual looking for a career that is as rewarding as it is challenging, you’ve come to the right place.


As a Data Center Technician, you will be working with state-of-the-art computing and networking equipment ensuring high uptime and repair services on a constant basis.

The ideal candidate will be competent in the existing landscape of network technologies, and exhibit the ability to adapt to change, as well as remain current on developing technologies. An analytical mindset will be essential for effective troubleshooting and diagnosing on the miners in order to ensure the optimal uptime on our machines and turnaround times. The Data Center Technician will be under general supervision, performing a variety of routine maintenance. This ideal candidate ensures that the facility is available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition. This individual operates a variety of maintenance and cleaning tools and equipment; and performs related work as directed by Associate Manager and/or Manager, Data Center.

Some of the key responsibilities you should expect are the following:

  • General facility duties as assigned
  • Understand operations and infrastructure of the site 
  • Basic miner diagnostics and repair 
  • Intro mechanical skills 
  • Miner tools 
  • Intermediate repairs 
  • Data analysis 
  • Intermediary mechanical skills 
  • Flashing firmware 
  • Ability to lead projects at discretion of supervisor/operations manager 
  • And other duties as assigned


Ideal candidates will have experience in IT/computer hardware, troubleshooting, construction, and/or maintenance. A basic understanding of IP addressing and subnets and an understanding of small electronics or medium to low voltage electrical. Must demonstrate the ability to be a problem solver, diligent, hard worker, team player, and demonstrate flexibility. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3+ years’ experience in IT/computer hardware, systems/electrical engineering, network administration, and/or troubleshooting
  • Bitcoin mining farm experience is a plus+
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus+ 
  • The individual must have the ability to be on your feet 7+ hours per day
  • Ability to lift/carry 30-50 lbs
  • Tolerance to Harsh Conditions - our working environment is both indoors and outdoors and includes cold rooms with excess wind speed and hot rooms. You also don’t mind getting dirty



This role is onsite at one of our Data Center locations in TX. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Hut 8 offers a benefits and wellness program that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term and long-term disability insurance, as well as paid time off.

We are proud to invest in building the best team in the industry. At all levels of the organization, we are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, radical transparency, and relentless growth mentality. 

At HUT 8, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with bright, driven peers from a range of educational and professional backgrounds including software development, energy, engineering, entrepreneurship, investment banking, private equity, and management consulting
  • Design and pitch new products, services, and other initiatives to a leadership team consisting of serial entrepreneurs and seasoned executives and backed by a board of directors consisting of industry veterans of energy, finance, and government

  • Debate ideas and alternatives in a truly meritocratic setting where the learning curve is steep and the lessons come from both senior and junior members of the team

  • Build a lifelong network of friends and professional connections at the cutting-edge intersection of technology, energy, and infrastructure