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Senior Facilities Engineer is an advanced position. Senior Engineer should be familiar with all data center infrastructure technologies and are subject matter experts in at least one data center technology stack (building, electrical, or mechanical systems). The engineer is familiar with all MOPS and identifies the correct procedure for any maintenance or emergency condition. The Senior Engineer leads in a crisis, directing the actions of other engineers and vendors and communicating upward. The engineer anticipates issues and prevents system failures. The position is strategic rather than operational. A Senior Engineer demonstrates system knowledge rather than component familiarity / competency. A Senior Engineer leads the most complex projects that involve other engineers and/or vendors. The engineer identifies project risks and recommends strategies for remediation. A Senior Engineer demonstrates both technical and business acumen.

  • Ensure the resiliency of the data center.
  • Direct the work of other data center engineers and vendors ensure they are performed correctly.
  • Collaborate with other lead engineers.
  • Assist in identifying training needs and provide training to other data center engineers.
  • Perform capacity management and prepare business plans.
  • Provide recommendations to the leadership team.
  • Provide input for budgets and anticipate operational and capital expenditures.
  • Provide hands on support in the performance of preventative maintenance activities and incident resolution.
  • Lead in the installation/decommission, acceptance testing, error detection, physical repair, and performance analysis of facilities infrastructure.
  • Assist in securing the data center by escorting authorized vendors and ensuring that a Verizon incident or change record exists for any vendor work on raised floor.
  • Manage large infrastructure projects.
  • Log, evaluate and/or resolve complex issues to provide future resiliency of the data center and improve work practices within the ISS team.
  • Provide/confirm estimates for assigned work.
  • Author MOPS and training documents.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and operation of advanced facilities infrastructures within the data center. Includes electrical, mechanical and physical infrastructure, as well as physical security infrastructure including surveillance, fire suppression, perimeter controls.
  • Involve integration, testing, evaluation, requirements identification, and technical recommendations for systems and equipment.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working with critical facilities principles and procedures.

Even better if you have:

  • Eight or more years of experience with building management systems.
  • Experience with change management systems.
  • Vendor management skills.

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