Data Center Job Spotlight: EVP of Sales

Sept. 13, 2018
September’s  Data Center Job Spotlight leads with a VP-level sales position in the booming data center market of Northern Virginia. Additional highlighted positions for this month include jobs in electrical engineering, construction project management, commissioning and more.

September’s  Data Center Job Spotlight leads with a VP-level colocation sales position in the booming data center market of Northern Virginia. 

Additional highlighted positions for this month include jobs in electrical engineering, construction project management, commissioning and more. These offerings span the country, with opportunities in Virginia, Texas — another growing data center market — Colorado, and California. And many of these positions with leading mission-critical colocation providers are available in other locations, as well.

The top data center job selections for September were collected from the Data Center Frontier Data Center Jobs board, run in partnership with Pkaza Critical Facilities Recruiting.

See below for September’s  top data center opportunities, and make sure to review the latest offerings on the Data Center Jobs board, updated daily:

EVP of Sales
Location: Ashburn, Va.
This opportunity in Northern, Va., with a leading provider of data center colocation sites requires 15 plus years of experience, and requires an individual prepared to support the region and pursue sales opportunities to attract customers for their data center colocation environment and product offerings, including disaster recovery. Responsibilities also include prospecting new accounts, and hiring, developing and managing sales teams, as well as preparing proposals and establishing relationships with existing business partners. The chosen exec for this role will have colocation and data center experience, knowledge of the real estate colo market, and experience selling products or services to the data center market. Experience selling colocation services to the private sector is a huge plus.

Data Center Colocation Sales Associate
Location: San Antonio, Texas

The  colocation sales associate chosen for this position will support the region and pursue sales opportunities to attract customers for their data center colocation environment and product offerings. A qualified applicant will have 5-10 years of relevant data center sales experience, and must be prepared to plan proposals, presentations and briefings. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a sustained track record of business development accomplishments as related to new business opportunities

Senior Commissioning Engineer
Location: Denver, Colo.
This position is with a leader in critical facilities assessment and commissioning services that provides commissioning, consulting and management expertise in the data center space. The Senior Commissioning Engineer will manage projects and plans, provide and gather specifications, and execute assignments in a multidisciplinary engineering role for large facility projects. The company covers verticals in the government, commercial, financial services, medical sectors and more. Applicants should have 7-10 or more years of experience in the electrical and mechanical field, as well as previous data center experience.

Data Center Construction Project Manager
Location: Dallas, Texas 
This opportunity is with a leading provider that builds mission-critical data center facilities for companies nationwide, and requires experience managing data center construction projects with a design/build firm from ground up. The chosen applicant must have relevant experience in the data center construction industry, as well as experience managing projects with budgets between $25 million and $100 million. This role’s responsibilities include planning and organizing large scale data center construction, organizing critical facilities construction project plans, managing financial aspects of contracts and more.

Project Executive
Location: Sunnyvale, Calif.
This California opportunity is ideal for a Data Center Construction Lead Project Manager prepared to support critical facility construction projects. The PM will be responsible for all aspects of managing a data center construction project, including providing leadership to contractors and vendors associated with the delivery of company projects. According to the provider, project assignments for the most part will be regional. Requirements include experience managing data center construction projects as an owner or general contractor, as well as a minimum of 10-15 years of relevant experience in the data center construction industry.

Lead Electrical Engineer
Location: Sunnyvale, Calif.
A leader in the data center space that provides mission-critical facilities for many of the world’s largest organizations is looking for a lead electrical engineer based in California, as well as additional locations across the U.S. Responsibilities include managing projects, creating designs and plans, providing and gathering specifications and executing assignments in a multidisciplinary electrical engineering design role for complex facility design projects. Qualified applicants will have 10-15 years of experience, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

Data Center Facility Engineer
Location: Ashburn, Va.
A provider of data center solutions is looking for a Data Center Facility Engineer based in Ashburn, Va., to support a critical data center. The engineer will be responsible for monitoring compliance with contractual commitments, directing technical and administrative tasks related to the operation of the critical facility infrastructure and assuring compliance with company’s policies and procedures. Requirements include five or more years of relevant experience with power, electrical and mechanical equipment including generators, critical and essential PDU’s, UPS, switchgear, air handling units, computer grade cooling systems and more. Applicants much also have data center operations experience.

UPS Field Service Engineer
Location: San Jose, Calif.
This opportunity is with a leader in third-party installs and corrective and preventive maintenance of mission critical equipment. This opening for a UPS field technician requires an intensive and diversified knowledge of complete UPS start-up, testing and operations. The preferable applicant will have 3-5 years of experience in the field, and will be responsible for commissioning, maintaining and providing emergency support on power electronics at customers’ sites within their respective regional coverage area. Previous third-party UPS experience is a plus.

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

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