Data Center Engineering Design Team Leader 3121

Ashburn, US-United States, San Jose, US-United States
Posted 2 weeks ago
About The Company

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We are seeking a highly experienced Global Leader to head our Data Center Design team. This role is pivotal in ensuring the design, implementation, and continuous improvement of our data center infrastructure across the globe. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) design, with a solid understanding of Civil, Structural, and Architectural (CSA) principals. Additionally, experience in operational engineering support is crucial for success in this role.

Key Responsibilities

1. Leadership and Team Management:
– Lead and mentor a globally distributed team of design engineers, ensuring high performance and continuous development.
– Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, promoting innovation and excellence.
– Coordinate with regional design teams to standardize processes and ensure consistency in design practices.

2. Design and Engineering:
– Oversee the development of comprehensive MEP designs for new and existing data centers.
– Ensure that all designs meet the highest standards of quality, efficiency, and sustainability.
– Integrate CSA principles into the design process to ensure the structural integrity and safety of data center facilities.

3. Operational Support:
– Provide expert engineering support for the operation and maintenance of data centers.
– Develop and implement strategies for improving operational efficiency and reliability.
– Collaborate with the operations team to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.

4. Project Management:
– Lead the planning and execution of data center design projects from inception to completion.
– Manage project budgets, timelines, and resources to ensure successful delivery.
– Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including construction, IT, and security, to align project goals and deliverables.

5. Strategic Planning and Innovation:
– Develop long-term strategies for data center design that align with the company’s growth and technological advancement goals.
– Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to drive innovation in data center design.
– Implement best practices and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance design processes and outcomes.

6. Compliance and Risk Management:
– Ensure all designs comply with relevant industry standards, regulations, and company policies.
– Identify and mitigate risks associated with design and construction projects.
– Conduct regular audits and reviews to ensure ongoing compliance and performance.

– This position requires the ability to travel internationally as needed to support global projects and teams.
– Flexible working hours may be required to coordinate with teams in different time zones.

Minimum Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
– 5+ years of experience in data center design, with a focus on MEP engineering.
– Proven experience in CSA principles and their application in data center environments.
– Excellent leadership and team management skills.

Preferred Qualifications

– Demonstrated success in leading and managing globally distributed teams.
– Strong background in providing operational engineering support for data centers.
– Experience in technical evaluation of design submissions and optimizing data hall standards.
– Familiarity with code and fire code regulations, and experience with liquid cooling deployments.
– Strong project management abilities, with a track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
– Deep understanding of data center infrastructure, including cooling, power distribution, and emergency systems.
– Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Job Features

Job CategoryData Engineering
SeniorityManager / Senior Manager
Base Salary$260,000 - $360,000

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