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Datacenter Engineering Operations Lead
Ref No.: 18-03659
Location: San Diego, California
Datacenter Engineering Operations Lead

Our client is an enterprise software company that provides cutting-edge Big Data analytics and discovery technology helping Fortune 1000 organizations with efficiency and innovation by uncovering new opportunities to grow revenue and cut costs. From large financial services organizations to global communication services providers to healthcare providers to auto manufacturers to online gaming, the largest organizations globally are using our Big Data analytics and discovery technology to make sense of petabyte scale multi-structured data to better understand customer behaviors, anticipate customer needs and develop better products and solutions.

Position overview
The Data Center Lead is responsible for overseeing the implementation and operations at one or more data center properties.


• Work with engineering operations and core infrastructure groups to prepare a Site Prep document for new datacenters
• Coordinate and supervise the implementation of data center services including colocation, connectivity and deployment of hardware and insure they adhere to operational standards
• Installation and management of all cable and network infrastructure supporting facility and customer connectivity
• Manages all local customer installations, in coordination with other teams
• Supervise local engineering team to ensure adherence to standard operating procedures, sequence of operations and maintenance standards to guarantee execution of periodic maintenance program and maintenance calendar.
• Responsible for timely execution of data center services such as remote hands, customer installations and service requests.
• Support various accreditation initiatives, including, but not limited to, SSAE16, SOC2, ISO 27001, etc. as may be required.
• Maintain compliance with local health & safety (i.e. OSHA) standards and national electrical and building codes.


• Minimum of 5 years related facility management experience in data center operations (or related electrical or mechanical engineering field) or leading data center operations teams in a large scale mission critical environment.
• Knowledge of structured cabling systems, networking and connectivity standards, and hardware installation requirements.
• Experience in colocation operations, including the installation and deployment of cage, rack and cable infrastructure, as well as, power circuit installation and power monitoring.
• Experience working with and deploying telecom and network providers, specifically in Meet Me Room and POP room environments
• Strong quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills
• Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and detail oriented