Senior Data Center Project Engineer

Allen Recruitment Consulting Limited
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Data Center Project Engineer

A Global leader in IT security and information management, our client boasts a top class large Global workforce and equally impressive client base.

An established large employer in Reading, they offer a top class working environment and very collaborative approach, which delivers success.

They require a Senior Data Center Project Engineer with 10 years of experience in operations, data center construction, in the telecommunications/engineering industry.

Initially on an 11-month contract, providing technical oversight and guidance on the project team considering all disciplines of data center operations; power, cooling, cabling, rack/stack and best installation practices.


A General Day:

  • Coordinate with client and contracted engineering on the technical needs.
  • Qualify vendors and implement the company's procurement procedures.
  • Assist the project managers and other departments.
  • Work with contractors and operations teams on pricing and plans.
  • Oversee the activities of internal or contracted personnel or third parties who are providing services.
  • Arrange expectations to the project delivery dates and hold contractors and suppliers to set due dates.
  • Resolve any steps in the process that are delaying installations.
  • Offer regular implementation updates to project managers and stakeholders.
  • Attend weekly meetings and conference calls with mangers and clients.
  • Conduct on-site staff training as needed.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 10 years of experience in operations, data center construction, in the telecommunications/engineering industry.
  • Professional qualification.
  • Degree educated in Engineering, Computer Science or a related degree.
  • Working knowledge of rack, cage, electrical distribution, and data cable infrastructure.
  • Familiar reading and interpreting floor plans, one-line drawings, and construction specifications
  • Expert level proficiency with project management software.
  • Experience tracking costs for all projects, using purchase orders and other tracking methods.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced, mission critical facilities environment/

The Benefits:

  • Great onsite subsidized canteen with top class food.
  • On-site parking and bus links.
  • Cyclist friendly environment, with bike sheds and showers.
  • Regular onsite events and external speakers.
  • Very flexible and grown up working environment.
  • A diverse multicultural environment.

Interested in this opportunity?

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