Data Center Job Spotlight: Engineering Head for Mission Critical Facilities

Jan. 14, 2019
Data Center Frontier’s first job spotlight of 2019 features an opening for a Engineering Department Head for Mission Critical Facilities in the booming Northern Virginia market. This month’s lineup also includes a sales manager position in Ashburn, Va., a Senior Commissioning Engineer role in Omaha, Neb., and more.

Kicking off 2019, our data center job spotlight series enters the new year highlighting a position for an engineering department head in the growing data center market of Washington, D.C.

In fact, the Northern Virginia data center market continues to be the leading colocation area in the country. Further, to begin 2019, we feature a data center facility manager position in D.C. as well, along with colocation management openings in Arizona, Nebraska and Texas.

Start your year off with a new data center opportunity, and review the following positions highlight for January 2019:

Engineering Department Head – Mission Critical Facilities
Location: Washington D.C. 

Our client is an engineering design and commissioning company that is a global leader. They provide design, commissioning consulting and management expertise in data center/mission critical facilities space with the mindset to provide reliability, energy efficiency, sustainable design and LEED expertise when providing these consulting services. This career-growth minded opportunity offers exciting projects with leading-edge technology and innovation as well as competitive salaries and benefits.

This opportunity in the Washington, D.C. data center market is with an engineering design and commissioning company that provides design commissioning consulting and management expertise in the data center and mission critical facilities vertical.  

The candidate chosen for the position will manage and lead the engineering and design of facility and building systems for data centers and other critical facilities projects. Experience with critical facilities and data centers is a must for this position. The new engineering leader will oversee all phases of project management/project delivery: design, quality control, staffing and budget management.

A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering is required.

Data Center Facility Manager
Location: Brownsboro, Ala. 

This Brownsboro, Ala.-based company is looking for an experienced data center facility manager and chief engineer to support a critical data center. The data center manager, who must have 10-15 years of data center and critical facility operations and maintenance experience, will be responsible for managing the operation and maintenance of the critical facility physical infrastructure systems in accordance with company’s policies and procedures.

The chosen candidate will also supervise the on-site management of sub-contractors and vendors, and manage local client relationships.

Qualifications also include experience supervising a technical staff, and previous experience as a client manager.

All positions are highlighted on the data center jobs portal, powered by Data Center Frontier and Pkaza Critical Facilities Recruiting.

Controls Sales Manager
Location: Ashburn Va. 

This sales manager position for data center controls is with a leading provider of mission-critical solutions based in the growing Northern Virginia data center market. The sales manager will support the national market and pursue data center sales opportunities with a focus in controls systems.

The provider expressed an ideal candidate will possess contacts and an established rolodex of contacts in the mission critical data center and critical facilities marketplace.

Candidates must possess 5-15 years of relevant sales experience with data center solutions.

Vantage Data Centers fuels up the generators at the first building on its Ashburn campus. (Image: Vantage Data Centers)

Data Center Whitespace Capacity Manager
Location: Ashburn Va. 

A colocation provider in Northern Virginia is looking for a data center white space capacity manager to join its team.

The manager will support the entire U.S. team while also serving as the subject matter expert on all data center products, services and solutions. These include whitespace, cabling and electrical infrastructure.

Data center colocation experience is a huge plus, while managerial experience is a must for the position.

Director of Data Center Construction
Location: Phoenix Ariz.

A Phoenix-based mission-critical data center developer and colocation provider is looking for a director of data center construction to plan and organize multiple modular data center construction projects.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing teams running data center construction projects, as well as extensive client-facing experience. Experience managing multiple data center construction projects with budgets between 50-100 million is required.

The chosen candidate will establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of  corporate policies.

Senior Commissioning Engineer
Location: Omaha, Neb.

This senior commissioning engineer position requires 7-10 years of experience in the electrical and mechanical field. This career-growth minded opportunity offers exciting projects with leading-edge technology and innovation as well as competitive salaries and benefits. There also additional similar positions available in Denver, Co.; Orlando, Fla.; Albuquerque, N.M.,  Ashburn, Va., and the Pacific Northwest.

The chosen candidate will manage projects, plans, provide and gather specifications, and execute assignments in a multidisciplinary engineering commissioning role for large facility projects.

Verticals covered will include government, commercial, financial services, hospitals and more. Previous data center and mission critical experience is a must.

The Equinix Infomart, with the Dallas skyline behind it. (Photo: Equinix).

Data Center  Construction PM
Location: Dallas, Texas

This data center construction project manager position is located in Dallas, but the leading provider of mission-critical data center construction solutions also has similar open positions in different locations across the country.

Required for the position is experience managing data center construction projects, as well as relevant experience in the data center construction industry. Candidates must have experience managing data center construction projects with budgets between $25 million to over $100 million.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for planning and organizing large scale data center construction projects, put together critical facilities construction project plans, maintain liaison with the primary client, and more.

Stay tuned to the Data Center Frontier jobs board, powered by Pkaza Critical Facilities Recruiting,  for your next opportunity. 

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