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Manager, Datacenter Engineering


Manager, Datacenter Engineering

  • JR-120833
  • Madrid
  • Operations
  • Full time
Manager, Datacenter Engineering

Who are we? 

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

We are looking for a Manager, Datacenter Engineering based in Madrid

What is the role about?

Supervises IBX (Datacenter) Engineers, Technicians and IBX (Datacenter) site. Assists with testing and coordinating projects and maintenance. Maximising service continuity and optimising the quality and reliability of site infrastructure services, while adhering to energy efficiency and budgetary constraints.

Your Principal Job Responsibilities Will Be


Service continuity

  • Helping to develop preventive maintenance programmes for the site infrastructure and implementing them with the key suppliers. Following operations closely with a constant focus on minimising the risk of operations.
  • Taking part in overseeing a specific crisis management plan, as well as overseeing related tests and implementation.
  • In addition to the above, being able to manoeuvre and operate certain electrical infrastructure in order to protect people, physical resources and/or to maintain on-site service continuity. See details of the electrical handling tasks in the same section at the end of the document

Managing capacity and infrastructure upgrades

  • Monitoring and reporting to the Infrastructure Manager about the capacities of the various technical batches, their sub-levels and their level of use/stress
  • Anticipating the impact of future infrastructure changes for clients, establishing alert thresholds and considering technical solutions to strengthen infrastructure (technical, planning and budgetary decisions, etc.) and/or their redundancy levels
  • On the orders of Infrastructure Manager, leading considerations on how to strengthen infrastructure (studies, ratification from main offices, estimates for construction, planning, risk analysis, procedures, etc.)
  • For project launch purposes, managing the project in collaboration with the supporting resources and in collaboration with client activities, where necessary

Energy management

  • As part of the site management plan, personally overseeing all the steps needed to improve PUE by taking action in the field of infrastructure
  • Proactively advising of the need to increase power acquired from the energy supplier
  • Developing energy quality indicators as provided by infrastructures. Maintaining longstanding partners and participating in commitments undertaken by the supplier to improve energy quality and reliability

Systems and KPIs

  • Establishing maintenance providers activities on the site within the Group's CMMS system
  • Producing any indicators or data that would be useful for calculating an indicator, as requested by the Infrastructure Manager and/or Infrastructure Administrative Director

Who are you?

  • Technical training (senior technician or engineer) in the following sectors: electricity (generators, inverters, low voltage distribution), air conditioning, fire protection and safety (access control, video system, intrusion), GTC systems
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within a datacenter working environment
  • Technical versatility
  • Ability to suggest proposals and a proactive mindset
  • Ability to communicate fluently with third parties and internal customers
  • Detail-oriented and ability to monitor activities
  • Able to speak fluent English and Spanish

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to leave your mark in a company that is growing quickly and still manages to keep a pioneer spirit.
  • A competitive salary and great secondary benefits like an annual bonus scheme, an incentive share programme and a true company culture that values commitment, respect and pleasure at work.

Want to learn more or apply?





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Equal Employment Opportunity: 
Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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