Data Center & Facility Engineer (7536)

Full Time @CareerFinders Recruitment Services Ltd. in Information Technology
  • Larnaca View on Map
  • Post Date : May 13, 2024
  • Apply Before : June 13, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable
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  • Job ID 25904

Job Description

CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a well-established Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) company based in Cyprus, providing world-class premium carrier-neutral data center services, we are seeking to recruit a Data Center & Facility Engineer to join their growing team based in Larnaca. The successful candidate will be building, managing, supporting, and optimizing critical facility infrastructure and operations that are fundamental to maintain the resiliency and availability of our client’s data centres. Our client is seeking applicants who are ideally educated to degree level in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or another related field who possess approximately 3+ years of working experience in a similar position, ideally in a data centre, telecommunications operator, or other critical environment. Comprehensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical topologies commonly found in data centres and their components as well as fire safety systems, is essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are a must.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and maintain the data center’s management, monitoring, and alerting systems (DCIM, SNMP, Modbus).
  • Verify the accuracy of data presented in the company’s infrastructure management/monitoring systems and troubleshoot all elements of the controls system, including field devices, controllers, network components and software systems as necessary to resolve data quality issues.
  • Utilize site management and monitoring systems to identify, recommend and implement operational efficiency improvements and eliminate potential problems.
  • Update systems configuration in response to infrastructure equipment additions, moves, changes or deletions.
  • Develop data dashboards and reports for internal and external users.
  • Plan and perform preventive and corrective maintenance of site’s infrastructure including generators, UPSs, battery systems, cooling equipment, etc.
  • Ensure, through testing where applicable, the suitability of components or action plans for deployments.
  • Manage and provide assistance to 3rd party contractors/vendors during critical maintenance and engineering activities including the deployment and commissioning of new infrastructure and systems.
  • Perform site inspections and monitor the building and datacenter alarms.
  • Respond to emergency incidents, troubleshoot problems, and escalate to upper tier, always respecting the company’s SLAs.
  • Maintain accurate records, document all incidents/problems, and prepare reports.
  • Install, test, label and document new circuits including patch frames, fiber runner/cable trays and pre-terminated cabling work.
  • Install, test, label, and document new LV equipment such as busbar tap-off units, PDUs and ATSs.
  • Perform infrastructure audit duties, record validation and housekeeping work.
  • Provide capacity planning and support for new service provisioning, equipment moves, additions, changes, and deletions.
  • Is subject matter expert with the diverse systems (mechanical/cooling, power, and IT) present in a data center, able to identify and understand underlying issues in such an interdisciplinary environment, differentiating key elements from the irrelevant or trivial.
  • Interact with internal and external teams, including vendors/suppliers and consultants, on projects, policies, and procedures.
  • Utilize and enforce s safe working practices and exhibit quality workmanship on all work.
  • Acquire knowledge by expanding experience with systems, vendor training, participation in industry groups or meetings and shadowing others.
  • Provide training and mentors new or junior team members.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • University/college degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant subject.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in a similar position, ideally in a data center, telecoms operator or other critical environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical topologies commonly found in data centers and their components (generators, UPSs, PDUs, ATSs, CCUs, Chillers, etc.) as well as fire safety systems.
  • Experience working with DCIM, Modbus and SNMP monitoring and control systems (incl. BMS); APC/SE StruxureWare or EcoStruxure, Zabbix and Grafana will be preferred.
  • Good knowledge of design software such as MS Visio and AutoCAD.
  • Data center certifications from Uptime Institute, CNet, EPI, DCPro, IDCA or similar will be considered an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal and communicational skills in English, both verbal and writing with emphasis on technical writing and reporting.
  • Hard and efficient worker, able to deliver under pressure in a multitasking, interdisciplinary and fast-paced environment without compromise on timelines, quality of work and service levels.
  • Dependability and commitment.
  • Team spirit.
  • High degree of self-initiative, self-motivation, self-discipline with excellent time and task management skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Adaptability and ability to learn quickly.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to [email protected] quoting the reference number CX7536. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to. By sending us your CV you are giving CareerFinders your consent to be contacted for this and any other suitable vacancies that we believe match your skills and experience. To view our privacy policy, please click

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