Manager - Facility Engineering

Ashburn, VA

Industry: Technical Job Number: 6703

Company Description:

Join a team who' s ecosystem of data centers, colocation and interconnection strategies power customer growth through exceptional service and unrivaled data center expertise. Their global strength is matched by local expertise with on the ground experts in each market.

Job Description:

The Manager-Facility Engineering is the technical lead for all data center engineering operations at one or more facilities and is responsible for the direct supervision of facility and data center engineers.  He/she reports directly to the Data Center Manager and is responsible for the review/approval/implementation of SOPs/MOPs/EOPs for the site and the proper implementation and training of these procedures.  The Manager-Facility Engineering responsibilities include oversight of general facility operations and will work in conjunction with the site remote hands, security, and janitorial teams.  The Manager-Facility Engineering will have experience in data center mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.  He/she will possess knowledge of large-scale data centers, including state-of-the-art electrical distribution systems, static and rotary UPS, emergency standby generation, fire alarm/suppression and monitoring systems.  In addition, the Manager-Facility Engineering will be accountable for the coordination and completion of all significant planned and emergency maintenance events for the facility and confirm these activities are executed in a controlled and proven method to ensure the reliability of the critical loads supported by these systems.  The Manager-Facility Engineering is ultimately responsible for identifying, evaluating, and executing operational strategies with the local site engineers to achieve the highest level of availability.

Skills:

5 years related facility management experience in Data Center operations (or related electrical or mechanical engineering field) managing or leading data center operations teams in a large scale mission critical environment. Bachelor’ s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering is preferred. Solid and proven experience in the construction, commissioning, acceptance and operation of mission critical systems, including state-of-the-art electrical distribution systems, static and rotary UPS, HVAC systems, chillers, emergency standby generation, fire alarm/suppression and monitoring systems. Strong understanding of infrastructure redundancy configurations and equipment and their risks (N+1, 2N, ATS/ STS, Failover Scenarios). Proficient in reading/understanding MEP drawings. Knowledge of structured cabling systems, networking and connectivity standards, and hardware installation requirements (preferred). Proficiency in colocation operations, including the installation and deployment of cage, rack and cable infrastructure, as well as, power circuit installation and power monitoring (preferred).

Ability to evaluate the 3rd party vendor work for quality control, communicate and schedule vendors, and review and improve vendor scope and procedure of work to meet the company’ s standards of operation. Strong knowledge of PLC theory and functionality. Strong knowledge of energy efficiency principals and the ability to recommend energy efficiency improvements. Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. Ability to respond effectively, verbally in writing to sensitive issues, complex inquiries or complaints. Detail Oriented with strong organizational skills. Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and familiarity with Microsoft Project, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or AutoCAD.

Physical Demands:

Lift and handle up to 50 pounds. Bend, stoop, and stretch as required for placement and retrieval of network devices, materials, or equipment. Work under a raised data center floor. Climb ladders (up to 16 feet) to reach plenum spaces.

Compensation and Benefits:

Excellent benefits package, a highly competitive base salary (plus OT) and potential for 10% bonus.

 

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