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Project/Program Manager Data Center Operations

 

Project/Program Manager Data Center Operations

  • JR-120798
  • Chicago
  • Project and Program Management
  • Full time
Project/Program Manager Data Center Operations

What Equinix, a Fortune 500 Company Offers You:

As an Equinix team member, you’ll be proud to boast that you work for a fast-growing global technology company whose success is exhibited in 70+ consecutive quarters of growth as well as reflected in our stock price of > $700/share - (EQIX). Our benefit package will cover you and your loved ones on your first day of employment, eliminating concerns for a lapse in coverage. Your employment is contingent upon a single background check.​

Have we peaked your interest? There’s more!​

We offer you an all-inclusive work culture where bias is strictly scrutinized with a zero-tolerance policy. We are committed to embracing your diversity in thought and contribution while providing you an equitable compensation environment.​

You will be given the opportunity to deliver best-in-class practices that fuels Equinix’ powering the sharing of digital (internet) data (laptops, tablets, mobile phones, smart TVs, etc.). You’ll also have the privilege to work for and provide digital connection to our coveted clients like Amazon, Google and more.​

Why wouldn’t you want a career with Equinix?​

The position that we have available is for a Project and Program Manager – Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) Infrastructure. 

What you will offer to Equinix:

  • You will lead projects & provide overall strategy/direction, for successful delivery of Mechanical & Electrical infrastructure projects
  • You will also be responsible for execution and implementation projects, managing risk and for the effective management of resources

What we are looking for:

  • Self-motivation and ability to adapt/flexible
  • Previous Data Center or Critical Infrastructure experience
  • Extensive Program Management background (certification preferred)
  • Experience with Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Comprehensive knowledge of critical infrastructure i.e. UPS, generator, BMS, chillers, life safety systems
  • Experience with multiple mission critical MEP Customer Projects (Cage & Strategic/GAM Customers) and Infrastructure Projects (Cyclical Replacement / Upgrade) less than $10Mil (UPS, Chiller, CRAC, Cabling backbone, etc.)
  • Extensive team management experience, preferably with project teams
  • Ability to derive team’s roadmap, activity, and priorities out of numerous partners’ expectations & needs
  • Experience with Vendor Cost Management & Costing Support to Sales (i.e. Cabs, Cage build, Security, Cabling infrastructure, and custom requirement(s), excluding Facility R&M & Utilities cost)
  • Presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Knowledgeable about organizing resources to efficiently handle concurrent requests from an array of customers (internal and external)

Responsibilities would include:

  • The delivery of projects across multiple functional groups and manages stakeholders' needs
  • Planning through collaboration across functional teams to create simple business cases and independently collate project plans with an appropriate planning tool
  • Stakeholder Management- Works well with regional/global stakeholders to maps out lists, consult on stakeholder requirements and pro-actively manage stakeholders needs with feedback to determine escalation level
  • Communications-Recommends and agrees the level of communications appropriate for the project/program being delivered across functions with key stakeholders using tools/templates that require minimal feedback
  • Risk Management-Planning and responses are identified at an appropriate level for the project complexity and risk management capturing risk & proactively putting plans in place to mitigate exposure to risks
  • Responsible for the delivery of projects across multiple functional groups
  • Resource Management (people, finances etc.)
    • Produces resource/cost plans and estimates
    • Tracks costs to plan, and manages changes to plans
    • Remediate issues with support for external suppliers and contractors


Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability.​

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