Data Center Architect and Facility Engineer

Data Center Architect and Facility Engineer
Contract W2, Long Term

Job Description

Description of Work:
The Data Center Architect and Facility Engineer is responsible for leading tasks in the planning and designing of a Data Center and/or a Co-Location environment as a dedicated space to deploy networked computer systems, storage systems, computing infrastructure, and associated components that store, manage, process, organize, and distribute a large amount of data. The ideal candidate has experience with designing of data centers including electrical, mechanical, and HVAC systems engineering considerations. Tasks include reviewing requirements and proposals for heating and cooling systems, power supplies and electrical distribution, control and monitoring systems, generators, UPS systems and providing assessments. The ideal candidate assist in inspecting, maintaining and escalating issue to vendors.

The ideal candidate will also be responsible for building out and maintaining the data center, ensuring all production server environments are secure, operational, and highly available through continuous proactive monitoring, customer support, and scheduled maintenance preparation.

This position is located in Durham, NC.

Tasks for this position include:

  • Participate in the planning, coordination, implementation, and execution of approved policies, programs, and services related to Data Center services.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define project design criteria and develop a Basis of Design.
  • Technical leader managing the Consultants to implement the project from Design through Construction with comprehensive supportive documentation for project handover.
  • Provide design support to the project Construction Manager during construction. Tasks include but are not limited to: responding to RFI's, issuance of Technical Bulletins, review submittals, architectural drawings, and conducting source inspections at Vendor facilities.
  • Travel to Data Center sites for project review and site walk-throughs as required.
  • Review and update Data Center "as-built" documentation as re-configurations and updates are needed.
  • Full working knowledge of current best practices for cabinet-level hardware, industry-standard cable management, documentation, and labeling standards.
  • Understanding of the different trades required to complete low and high-voltage work and distribution within a data center.
  • Support and maintain 24x7 Data Center operations.
  • Support and execute all data center capacity management and inventory control for optics, cables, and all Data Center server/network hardware.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to arrange support or repair of server and network hardware for major components (e.g. hard disk, NIC card, memory).
  • Assist in the design and implementation of Data Center build-outs, including installation of cabinets, structured cabling, and installation/provisioning of new hardware.

Work with Network engineering and lead Data Center projects to ensure they are delivered to meet customer requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience Data Center architectural.
  • Experience in mission-critical facility design, construction, and implementation of Data Centers.
  • Experience with mission-critical power distribution, mechanical systems (HVAC), and data systems.
  • Experience with structured cabling, optical technologies, DC power management, and server/network hardware.
  • Should possess knowledge of industry standards, building codes, and safety standards.
  • Must have strong cross-discipline knowledge of complete critical facility systems.
  • Ability to provide solutions to complex projects under pressure.
  • Experience working in a regulatory environment with a deep understanding of Change Control, Incident Management & Problem Management processes and procedures.

NetVision Resources, Inc. (NVR) is a fast growing, ISO 9001, ISO 20000, CMMI DEV/2, MBE certified technology consulting and software development firm, based out of the DC Metro area. To know more, please visit www.netvisionresources.com

Dice Id : 10275187
Position Id : 2022-8358
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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