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Senior Data Center Project Engineer
Ref No.: 18-14534
Location: Herndon, Virginia
This role offers you the opportunity to showcase your project management expertise and technical skill to make a direct impact at the global leader in cyber security. As a Senior Project Engineer, Data Center Operations you will provide technical oversight and guidance on the project team considering all disciplines of data center operations; power, cooling, cabling, rack/stack and best installation practices. Working cross-functionally with our Data Center Operations, Network, Real Estate teams, you will coordinate installation of equipment and infrastructure within a data center or colocation environment. This individual will be part of a Global Data Center operations team and has outstanding opportunities to perform work across the globe. Ideal candidate has worked with DC providers globally and has experience with different country requirements and has overcome obstacles to delivery of DC projects globally. It will be your mission to ensure these installations are completed on time, on budget and error-free. If you are eager to work on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Position requires the ability to drive several concurrent projects – candidates should be able to demonstrate their agility in project planning, delivery of requirements in a timely and quality manner, and the process candidates utilize to show organization and communications with peers, customers, and vendors.
Broad experience including Data Center, Infrastructure (servers, storage, networking equipment as it relates to installation and operations in a data center), cabling technologies, ability to obtain quotes, bids, write SOW for vendors, select vendor, ensure vendor delivers to SOW with quality and timeliness.
Detail and work with client and contracted engineering on the technical specifications and requirements
Qualify vendors and implement the company's procurement procedures including tendering projects, using RFPs, purchase orders, and cost tracking templates
Assist the project managers in ensuring the project tasks accurately reflect the customer requirements
Support the various departments in with material sourcing, pricing and technical specifications.
Work with contractors and suppliers to obtain the best quality execution and the best pricing
Work with the Operations teams to ensure they are completing Work Orders in a timely fashion, as well as to Client out timeframes to give to clients when we receive a request.
Manage, direct and coordinate the activities of internal or contracted personnel or third parties who are providing services or performing on-site installations
Manage the installations at all facilities to be completed on time or before the committed due date.
Set real expectations to the project delivery dates
Hold contractors and suppliers to set due dates.
Identify and rectify any steps in the process that are delaying installations.
Provide regular implementation updates to project managers and stakeholders
Attend weekly meetings with all installation managers as assigned
Attending conference calls and meetings with customers and suppliers as required
Continually track the Service Orders to completion.
Conduct on-site staff training on an as needed basis
Demonstrated current industry knowledge and a winning attitude.