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Data Center Engineer - JLL101 (681148)
Ref No.: 18-04197
Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan
Data Center Engineer
Direct Client: Automotive
Duration : 12 Months

Location : Auburn Hills, MI
The Data Center Engineer is responsible for implementing large scale projects that entails renovating multiple data centers throughout NAFTA. The Data Center Engineer will evaluate data center electrical systems, products, and components to understand where all risks are present. Once all risks are identified, create a multiple year project that entails mitigating electrical and mechanical risks to the data centers.
The Data Center Engineer will be responsible for initial identification, project creation, project design, project budget, and project implementation. The Data Center Engineer must provide electrical, mechanical, and technical direction while ensuring compliance with quality and safety standards for all corporate data centers.
The job responsibilities encompass a broad spectrum, covering all the areas of project management: project planning, cost management, time management, quality and safety management, and contract administration. The Data Center Engineer must be able to manage multiple large scale projects that require communication across many different IT departments.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in engineering, IT, or operations.
  • Knowledge of various data centre technologies.
  • Strong understanding of high-availability data centres.
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical needs of IT equipment.
  • Understanding of network design principles
  • Capable of leading design and planning sessions including: leading the collection of business requirements, determining the scope of the project, and aligning business needs with the appropriate technology.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in project management.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in budget/finance experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical blueprints.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree.
  • PMP Certification.
  • Exceptional program/project management track record. Excellent team work skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to grasp business goals, strategies, and challenges
  • Carries out responsibilities in a professional, courteous manner at all times.
  • Proven ability to multi-task is critical, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, strong conflict management skills.
Driving and Travel Requirements:
  • May be required to drive a company car. A valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record. 
  • May be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%.