Facilities Engineer -
Essential functions of the job:
Skilled in planning, proposing and managing complex facilities projects, including resource management, scope management, budgeting and schedules.
Assist in identifying facilities requirements for vendor tenders for building moves, adds and changes.
Assist in providing specification information for supporting IT environments such as workstation cable layout, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), UPS power, racks and physical room layout.
Assist in capacity analysis and requirements for floor space based on IT equipment specifications and building facilities requirements.
Work with vendors and contractors to provide documentation in support of cable and equipment installations.
Document IT infrastructure requirements with the goal to identifying possible standards for power, cabling, cooling and room design.
Liaise with Real Estate, building facilities and various IT management teams on project work.
Assist in reviewing and recommending hardware and software technologies that will assist in the support of the firms IT facilities.
Participate in tender evaluation for contractor selection
Assist in evaluating and recommending types of hardware to be supported as "standard components" that will be utilized in support of server room builds.
Knowledge and skills requirements:
Demonstrated experience working on complex IT facilities projects.
Skilled at facilities projects, including resource management and schedules.
Working knowledge of computer room air conditioning, mechanical and electrical systems.
Working knowledge of infrastructure cabling projects for data center and office environments in support of LAN based services utilizing structured cabling (horizontal and vertical) solutions.
Experience in providing guidance and coordinating the efforts of staff members in the development, design and implementation of data center/server room build outs.
Excellent communication, organizational and problem resolution skills.
Travel may be required to visit site locations under construction, to evaluate complexity of the project or meet with vendors and contractors supporting the project.
Weekend or late night work may occur during the actual movement of staff and IT technology for projects.
Flexible work hours to participate in virtual global conference calls in support of projects work.
Fluent in English – written and spoken
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with five to seven years experience in Infrastructure Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent work experience.
Three to five years experience in data center and office space (technology) design / build outs and office relocation of IT infrastructure systems.
Working knowledge of communication systems, servers and storage devices.
Working knowledge of computer room air conditioning and UPS power systems requirements
Experience with space and capacity management of Data Room