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Design Delivery Senior Manager

 

Design Delivery Senior Manager

  • JR-129598
  • Remote
  • Nuevo León
  • Querétaro
  • Redwood City
  • Frisco
  • Operations
  • Full time
Design Delivery Senior Manager

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

The Design Delivery Senior Manager is responsible for executing the due diligence process for land and building acquisition in the region and master planning of new facilities. They will be responsible for early-stage design of sites to validate initial test-fit work. They are a high performing civil engineer or architect with demonstrated capability to think and make decisions across disciplines with experience in achieving planning permission/permit and understanding utilities particularly in LATAM. They have experience establishing and understanding the restrictions that may apply to new development. They establish standard configurations of designs for each market.

The Design Senior Manager critically assesses design decisions under direction from more senior staff and supports such staff in applying the required Equinix standards and country specific regulations to make the best design choices. They assist in the management of the relationship and output of key design partners for their assigned tasks and critically assess and escalate issues where the relationship with such partners is not meeting expectations.

Responsibilities

Design Process

· Owns a subset of the design process and interacts with Architectural, Mechanical and Electrical Partners (MEPs), and other design partners to deliver assigned components of world class datacenters with a strong focus on technical excellence, mission critical resilience and cost management
· Contributes to the development of globally standardized tools, techniques and processes for the management and reporting of the design process
· Works with peers in other regions to ensure consistency and technical excellence on design and delivery practices and methodologies
· Thinks and acts in a global manner, ensuring design decision are developed and discussed with more senior staff to ensure appropriateness on a global basis


In the regional role
· Supports senior staff to obtain and define site specific conditions, utility and infrastructure design, costs and availability of utilities, liaison with planning authorities and local logistics including site logistics during construction and phasing
· Provides locally informed and compliant infrastructure design, supply information to and collaborates with the master planning function.
· Provides local design engineering to support site specific changes to templates
· Reviews the masterplan for delivery and submits to senior staff for approval


In the Center of Excellence role
· Supports senior staff in the master planning of expansion portfolio using global design standards and templates; incorporating regional information to apply these to the inception of projects
· Generates project visualization, initial model using reference design templates and cost estimate for business case inception
· Liaises with regional team to incorporate local infrastructure into the design
· Liaises with construction cost team regionally and globally to assist business case generation

Cross-Functional Coordination

· Maintains interpersonal relationships with internal technical staff, external design consulting partners, construction management, commercial management, and regional P&L holders to ensure appropriate stakeholder exposure and buy in to data center projects
· Consults the center of excellence teams and more senior Design staff to augment their individual technical expertise to ensure all facets of the datacenter design are adequately considered and approved
· Manages internal and external resources via their influence and competencies to assist in the development of assigned designs

Project Management

· Manages a portion of the design schedule for assigned projects to ensure on time creation and review of Basis of Designs (BODs), Real Estate Investment Committee (REIC) Submissions, and design documentation for Issued for Permit (IFP) and Issued for Construction (IFC) sets
· Works hand-in-hand with construction managers, GMs and subs to deliver projects during construction once the design phase is completed and ensure projects are fully documented and closed out


In the regional role
· Works hand-in-hand with more senior staff, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors to deliver assigned parts of projects during construction once the design phase is completed and ensure projects are fully documented and closed out
· Tracks and escalates, with the aid of the commercial management team, any concerns with design budgets and change management requests during the construction phase, in consultation with the Construction Manager


In the Center of Excellence role
· Works hand-in-hand with the regional design teams and Construction Managers to deliver elements of the Concept Designs and Standards that support the delivery of world class datacenters
· Tracks and escalates, with the aid of the commercial management team, issues with costs of the assigned sub-designs to ensure appropriate balancing of cost flexibility and global standardization

Design Oversight

· Stays up-to-date on advancements in design being investigated by the centers of excellence teams to ensure technologies support future data center design and construction needs and feeds back information to construction for incorporation of changes
· Reviews designs so that they meet Equinix’s Global Design Standards and the business needs for capacity, density, and function, escalating any issues to senior staff

Qualifications

· 4+ years experience in a Design MEP Firm or in the design team of a Mission Critical Building operator or subcontractor, OR 4+ years experience as an Architectural lead in a Mission Critical Architectural Design Practice preferred

· MSc in Civil Engineering OR MSc in Architecture is preferred, BSc acceptable or extensive and demonstrable experience in role, Architects to hold RA or AIA

· Language skills highly valued: Spanish and English as primary need (business proficiency), ideally Portugese (language training provided if not proficient)

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.

For CO residents: In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085), the salary range for this role is $134,000 – $187,000 per year with 30% bonus target.

For NYC residents: In accordance with NYC Pay Transparency Law (https://legistar.council.nyc.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3713951&GUID=E7B03ABA-8F42-4341-A0D2-50E2F95320CD&Options=Advanced&Search= ), the salary range for this role is $148,000 – $264,000 per year with 30% bonus target.

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to Staffing@equinix.com. Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.  (Equal Opportunity / AA / Disabled / Veterans Employer).

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