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Electrical & Capacity Design Manager
Home Office, NY or NJ


Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to power up your career at Digital Realty.
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Leverage your hands-on technical knowledge and people skills as you support major-name customers
If you combine your engineering expertise with solid project management skills, this position offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Make an impact as you coordinate multiple internal and external stakeholders in capacity projects at one of the world's largest providers of full-service data center solutions.
  • Make both hands-on and leadership contributions; in fact, this could be a great chance for a senior electrical capacity engineer (or similar) to step up to the management level.
  • Expand your skills and experience in a broad role (including technical, project management, and leadership skills) supporting diverse data center sites. Quick question for you - click here
  • Support major-name customers in multiple industries, including finance, cloud, healthcare, gaming and others.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance in our growing organization.
We are open to people at different levels, and hiring with an eye the future. You may come on board as an Associate Manager, Manager or Senior Manager. From any level, strong performers can advance, including to the Director level. We expect that corporate roles in New York and New Jersey will work remotely into 2021.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

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Make Your Mark and Build Your Skills while Enjoying the Flexibility and Safety of Working from Home

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Electrical and Capacity Design Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical or Mechanical.
  • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience in mission-critical environments, preferably including data centers. Quick question for you - click here
  • Project management experience and skills.
  • Proficiency in network and data technologies to collect data from electrical systems, such as Modbus TCP/IP, TCP/IP troubleshooting, and/or SQL queries.
  • Experience creating detailed reports and development specifications.
  • Demonstrated functional knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Explorer) and/or equivalents.
  • An understanding of business processes and drivers.
  • The ability to identify opportunities and generate options for new business deliverables.
  • LEED certification is a plus.
Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:
  • Solid leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work successfully with people from different backgrounds and at different levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with technical and business audiences.
  • Rigorous attention to detail and application of standards and processes.
  • High self-motivation and a strong delivery focus.
  • A proactive approach to working with users to define business requirements.
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to resolve customer problems effectively.
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work remotely with high productivity.
You also will need to be willing and able to travel in the US and Canada about 10% of the time. We are an essential business, so you may start travelling right away. In fact, you may travel a little more frequently as you start out, to help you learn our operations and processes.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Director of Energy Management, you will join a team of Electrical & Capacity Design Managers supporting about 30 data center sites. You'll "own" capacity design at your assigned sites, serving as the subject matter expert. Quick question for you - click here Key responsibilities will include coordinating:
  • Engineering design, contractors, commissioning agents and multiple company inhouse systems for the Colocation Portfolio daily capacity and new expansions activities.
  • Capacities and resources in response to changing business dynamics. Tasks will include selected sites and all AC power, DC power and Cooling systems.
  • Data acquisition and data validation from all energy related systems. You'll research and analyze the energy consumption and trends for each facility, and also identify opportunities for energy efficiency initiatives for capacity maximization and cost savings.
More specifically, you will:
  • Lead design power engineering solutions for AC & DC applications for Colocation Portfolio customers.
  • Ensure prompt and on-time capacity additions to meet sales and customer demands.
  • Manage power capabilities and resources in response to changing business dynamics.
  • Research and analyze the energy consumption, cost and trends for each facility.
  • Support continual process improvement through providing key reporting metrics and developing new reporting tools.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the appropriate business users to understand the key business drivers and priorities.
  • Analyze and ensure monthly release of reports related to energy and capacity utilization.
  • Quantify energy consumption to establish baselines for energy use or need.
  • Conduct various energy & capacity studies and prepare associated reports.
  • Provide the support and business procedures necessary to maintain the integrity of data which originates within Energy & Capacity Management department.
  • Oversees development of appropriate supporting IT solutions and system enhancements.
  • Travel to field sites to perform power capacity and expansion progress audits.
  • Provide technical support to internal sales teams in both pre and post-sales interfaces to ensure successful colocation customer deployments.
  • Manage distribution capacity for AC and DC power.
  • Assist in the turn up and commissioning of new distribution systems to ensure accuracy on documentation and across software platforms and engineering files.
  • Verify customer-specific terms and apply them to Digital Realty suite of products.
  • Comply with all emergency, safety and security procedures to ensure an optimal work environment.
  • Update electrical engineering construction package templates and standard method of procedures (MOP) for all AC and DC power installs and power capacity augments.
  • Create and maintain monthly/quarterly reports on power capacity for all sites, including commercial power, generator power, UPS power and DC power.
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Why Join Us
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Professional development
You'll have lots of opportunities to build your résumé in this role. For example, you often will be challenged to find non-standard solutions to meet specific customer needs. You'll also flex your interpersonal and leadership skills as you coordinate across a variety of internal and external contributors. While we do work with contracted engineering firms, you'll also keep your hands-on design skills sharp.

State-of-the-art equipment
We are committed to staying on the cutting-edge of our industry, meaning you'll be exposed to and work with the latest technology.

Growth without limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.

Entrepreneurial culture
We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage and discretionary bonus program, we offer a comprehensive benefits package.

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Road to Success
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We understand that there will be a learning curve, and we'll help you. At the same time, you should be proactive about getting up to speed quickly. You can expect to be very busy, and you'll need to be able to juggle multiple projects and manage various priorities. Some projects will be relatively simple and short, while others will be more ambitious, such as a total infrastructure replacement. One of your challenges will be to make changes while the data center continues to operate, ensuring no lapses in performance. It will be a little like changing the tires on a car doing 60 mph.

Your technical knowledge will be essential, but just as important will be interpersonal skills. You'll need to establish working relationships with local operations teams, sales engineers and business leaders within Digital Realty, as well as with customers and external contractors. This will require you to be as comfortable holding business/commercial conversations as you are engaging in highly technical ones.

Overall we are looking for an individual who:
  • Brings a professional approach and a commitment to producing quality work.
  • Delivers reliable and quick deployments.
  • Remains adaptable and open to learning.
  • Achieves goals independently, but also knows when to ask for help.
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at jkern@engage2excel.com.