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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Managing engineers within a data center/mission critical environment
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Which selection best coincides with your working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in a data center/mission critical setting?
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Ensuring the day-to-day management of the facility is coordinated and common objectives are being met, policies and procedures implemented, and issues escalated as appropriate.
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Manager - Facility Engineering
CA - Santa Clara

Opportunity Snapshot
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Opportunity for a strong assistant chief engineer or similar to make an impact at the manager level

If you have experience in mission-critical facilities and strong leadership skills, this job offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Serve as the technical lead role for all data center engineering operations at a large, hyperconnected facility -- with a density of 207 watts per square foot, it represents a new class of data center in the Northern California market.
  • Expand your experience while building a career at the global leader in digital transformation and data center management.
  • Showcase your potential to grow with us; in fact, this position is open because the incumbent was promoted to a vacancy left by another promotion. Quick question for you - click here
  • Enjoy a challenging role in an organization with a positive culture and great people.
  • Earn a competitive wage ($49.07 to $68.74 per hour, depending on experience) and excellent benefits.
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.

Pictured: Our data center at 2220 De La Cruz Blvd is one of the most sophisticated and energy efficient in the greater San Francisco Bay area. This 470K square foot secure and hyperconnected facility also offers flexible design options, enabling our customers to scale over time.
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Lead Technical Operations at a Large Hyperconnected Data Center at the World's Largest Provider

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 Manager - Facility Engineering opportunity, you will have:
  • 5+ years of 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.
  • 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. Quick question for you - click here
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure redundancy configurations and equipment and their risks (N+1, 2N, ATS/ STS, Failover Scenarios).
  • Experience writing MOPs and a demonstrated ability to respond effectively to issues that arise.
  • Proficiency in reading/understanding MEP drawings.
  • The 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 Digital Realty’s standards of operation.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • A detail orientation with strong organizational abilities.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and familiarity with Microsoft Project, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or AutoCad.
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering is preferred.
Pictured: You'll join a large, diverse team that shares a strong commitment to operational excellence, as evidenced by more than a dozen consecutive years of five nines uptime (99.999%) across Digital Realty.
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The Role
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As Manager - Facility Engineering, you will be the technical lead for all data center engineering operations at SC1, our data center at 2220 De La Cruz Blvd, and be responsible for the direct supervision of the facility and data center engineers. You'll report directly to the Data Center Manager and oversee an electrical team and a mechanical team, each comprised of a General Foreman, a Foreman and six to seven Technicians. You'll also be responsible for the review/approval/implementation of SOPs/MOPs/EOPs for the site and the proper implementation and training of these procedures. Quick question for you - click here

Your responsibilities will include oversight of general facility operations and you'll work in conjunction with the site remote hands, security, and janitorial teams. In addition to the knowledge and experience you bring, you should develop and maintain knowledge of data center mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. This will include working 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, you'll 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.

Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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