Director, Data Center Engineering & Construction

Herndon, VA
May 09, 2017
May 22, 2017
Full Time
EdgeConneX(R) is the only global Edge Data Center(R) provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet's reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost effective distribution model for the internet. For more information, please visit our EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere(R).Director, Data Center EngineeringThe Director, Data Center Engineering and Construction will work closely with entire EdgeConneX team, customers, and vendors to plan growth and implement solutions for current and future Data Centers. Currently, this role is an individual contributor role.Overall DutiesDevelop floor plan, mechanical and electrical designs for new sites and optimization for existing sitesSupport pre-sales and post-sales activities developing floor plans, cable management and electrical distribution solutionsEvaluate vendor proposals and evaluate design and construction servicesDevelop budget and track versus project progressLead technical issue resolution including cabinet floor placement, electrical distribution and mechanical/cooling solutionsOperational DutiesContribute/lead design process by developing or modifying floor plans using AutoCADSupport construction process especially during Commissioning activitiesManage vendors to ensure installed systems are architected and built properlyProvide design, solutions and technical support for customer builds Develop and evaluate vendor proposalsPerform site survey and selectionsDevelop project budgetsReport progress against budgetsInterface with customer on design/build requirements and progress reportsMaintain thorough knowledge, accurately enforce and revise as needed all SOPs and company practicesContinuously review process and implement improvementsManagerial DutiesProvide direct leadership/management to operations staff, to included outsourced personnel - performance management/reporting, delegation, conflict resolution, training/mentoring, hiring & termination recommendations (no direct reports now but there may be in the future)Customer SupportAssist with Product ImplementationCost ControlProcess ManagementBusiness ReportingVendor ManagementKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesProven extensive Data Center design and build experienceExperience using AutoCAD and similar design toolsReview, optimize, and innovate on site designsAbility to work with and manage many groups and disciplines included vendorsAbility to prepare and manage to budgets and forecastsStrong customer communication skillsExperience and Education requirementsExtensive experience with Data Center Engineering and ConstructionBachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent work experienceTravelTravel will be requiredCompensationFull time position with competitive compensation and benefitsEdgeConneX believes diversity - of thought, backgrounds and experiences - affects all that we do, from our employees to the solutions we deliver. Our goal is to create an environment in which inclusion through diversity helps deepen the lives and work experience of our employees, enhances our innovation and creativity, and enriches our involvement in our communities. EdgeConneX is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, as well as any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Apply Now

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