Lead Data Center Engineer
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Job Title: Lead Data Center Engineer
Location : Sunnyvale, California (USA)
IT Professional with hands-on technical skills in Networks and
Server Hardware in a complex Data Center environment. Having some
knowledge of managing servers and performing complex projects is a
core competency of this individual. The candidate should also have
deep knowledge and experience in at least one of the following core
areas: Networking, Project Management, Tool and Automation, and/or
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work with cross-functional teams on large scale data center
projects and initiatives.
Provide cross data center support and identify potentially larger
issues, displaying effective communication when something is
Work with internal hardware teams and vendors to help resolve
complex technical issues and maintain high hardware quality
Mentor team members to evaluate and identify better ways to resolve
issues and define updates to tools and processes.
Provide guidance and mentoring to a technical team and be the go-to
technical resource for management.
Monitor data center infrastructure for alarms and error
Manage aspects of the data center electrical systems (ATS, UPS,
Generators, transformers, wiring, etc.), and protect plant
Manage vendors to ensure installed systems are maintained and
Maintain all compliance controlled documents for the data
Run as onsite point for Data Center Operations on all major
Provision new equipment including installing hardware, network
cables and power cables.
Produce reports using tools like Visio, AutoCAD, and Excel.
Escort vendors or customers into the data center.
Perform Smart Hands Tasks.
Document and write Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for
Maintain an organized, professional, and focused attitude in a
Participate in an on-call rotation.
Required Skills and Competencies:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology is
Minimum 5 years of infrastructure or related experience in a data
Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure.
Knowledge of the interdependencies of data center functions and
Experience managing multiple projects within the same time
Knowledge of enterprise level networking and storage equipment
Proven communication skills.
Experience in providing technical guidance to external vendors.
Possess the ability to learn quickly and able to manage tasks with
Ability to understand and enforce contractual obligations, and
managing operational aspects of third party agreements.
Experience managing data center infrastructure in a virtualized
Knowledge of electricity, monitoring and HVAC systems.
Deep understanding of change management and incident management
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with
Working knowledge of cabling techniques.
Ability and willingness to accept and complete tasks with an
attention to detail. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo,
manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project
manager, relationship manager, task
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