Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure Engineer Lead

Data Center, Engineer, Lead, Manager, Facilities, Operations, IT, RFP, ITSM, Cisco, Nutanix, Teradata, 3Par, EMC, VMware, PMP, ITIL, CDCDP, DCDC, MIS
Full Time, Permanent
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

The hiring manager is looking for someone that not only has experience on the server and network side of the house, but also specifically experience and knowledge of the facility side as well.  He is looking for someone with experience with designing, building, and supporting the Data Center critical facility itself.


Here is the job description:


Under the direction of Assoc. Director, Global Data Center Engineering and Integration, the candidate will be responsible for global delivery and maintenance of high quality, reliable, and cost effective services in order to support and operate Global and Regional Data Center and Local Computer Room Infrastructure products and services.



  • Design and develop Data Center products and services in support of new center builds, consolidations, relocations, migrations, and decommissions.  
  • Maintain active and direct interaction with key customers and stakeholders to gather and understand global, regional, divisional, and site business requirements and ensure Company Global Data Center strategic initiatives align with Company's business strategies. 
  • Provide engineering services to meet business strategic needs based on holistic understanding of Data Center Operations (Facilities, Operations, IT systems, SAN, NAS, Network, Database, systems administration, Incident and DR practices). 
  • Develop and provide subject matter expertise on: Data Center capacity management, scalable architectures, automation, data center tools, physical security, monitoring, and trending. 
  • Manage RFP processes and awards by identifying, evaluating and selecting Data Center hardware, software and services based on Data Center Infrastructure specifications and requirements. 
  • Identify and recommend continuous improvement opportunities to improve customer satisfaction, internal work efficiencies and cost reduction opportunities. Identify and recommend metrics to measure and report on continuous improvements. 
  • Manage documentation and Standard Operation Procedures for Data Center products and services. 
  • Provide project management planning and leadership in development of complex initiatives supporting enterprise programs. 
  • Maintain awareness of external industry developments and best practices to determine applicability to Company and keeps the team informed. Incorporates appropriate methods, tools and technologies in enhancing our Data Center products and services.   
  • Mentor and Train other Data Center Staff on best practices, process, and procedures.
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships required to deliver Data Center services and initiatives.


  • High degree of initiative and dependability. Experience with supporting Data Center and mission critical services 24/7, responding to service interruptions at any time.
  • Strong Experience designing and deploying hosting solutions supporting Servers, Storage, and Virtualization technologies across multiple vendors in a heterogeneous environment.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and proactively identify and respond to issues before they impact service
  • Highly accountable with a significant focus on customer service and high availability.
  • Excellent technical written, diagramming, and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with information technology professionals as well as management.
  • Available to Travel approximately 15% of time.

Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years operating and supporting enterprise environments with 24x7x365 uptime requirements
  • 5+ years designing, deploying and integrating Data Center solutions
  • Experience and understanding of UPS systems, HVAC systems, and other physical infrastructure associated with temperature control and power systems
  • Experience creating and updating diagrams, drawing schematics, and documentation of data center equipment to include floor diagrams, rack elevations,  equipment relationships, and physical details such as serial numbers, asset tags, location (row, rack, etc.). Experience with Visio, CAD, or DCIM tools preferred. 
  • Experience with Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) practices including Change, Configuration, Incident, Knowledge and Problem Management.  
  • Experience designing and deploying hosting environments supporting these technologies, preferred: High Performance Computing environments (CRAY), HPE (HANA, CS500 / 700 / 900, SDx, and / or 3Par), Cisco (Nexus switches, ACI) Data Warehousing and Big Data(Exadata, Teradata, Hadoop, etc.), HyperConverged (Nutanix, HPE Simplivity)

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or a related field or relevant industry experience.
  • Data Center Certifications such as CDCDP, DCDC, or equivalent is desirable.
  • Industry technical certifications in EMC, Cisco or VMware is desirable
  • PMP and ITIL Certifications or equivalent is desirable.

Posted By

Bill Babik

Clarksburg, NJ, 08510

Dice Id : 10124613
Position Id : 1884
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