Senior Datacentre Facilities engineer

Contract / Temporary

Job Reference
Senior Datacentre Facilities engineer
Job Type
Contract / Temporary
Location
Area
Dubai
Salary Details
25,000 - 35,000 AED Monthly + Benefits
Start Date
ASAP
Key Skills
Datacentre
Consultant
Peter Hirst
peter.hirst@deerfoot.co.uk
07917 725773

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Job description

Senior Datacentre Facilities engineer
Long term contract (initially 12 months)
Dubai
25,000 - 35,000 AED Monthly + Benefits

As a successful and preferred recruitment partner to one of the most prestigious and well-known organisations in the world, we have been asked to assist in the hire of a Senior Datacentre Facilities engineer. You will be positioned in our client’s global HQ in the vibrant and extravagant multicultural city of Dubai, we are looking for well-established individuals to join them on a long-term rolling contract basis (12+ Months). Given the current situation with the pandemic, there is an option to start remotely.

The Senior Datacentre Facilities engineer, in agreement with other IT Teams, is co-responsible for the correct implementation and build-out of a modern datacentre management approach.

Key Skills / Responsibilities
• Bachelors Degree or Equivalent in a relevant field such as IT, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering.
• Extensive knowledge of data centre critical systems, including: diesel generators, UPS systems, fuel systems, switchgear, power distribution equipment, chillers, Data cabling infrastructure, computer room air handlers, fire detection/suppression, Datacentre Security and Building monitoring systems
• Min 7 years of specialised Technical experience in Facilities management within Business IT Environment.
• Knowledge on Power, Cooling and Structured data Cabling.
• Knowledge of Physical Security and Fire and Safety.
• Strong analytical and data gathering skills
• Strong attention to detail while maintaining the broader, analytical perspective;
• Professional Certification in Datacentre Facilities such as DCOM, BICSI, etc
• Team Player with excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting at any level and specifically with management

Responsibilities
• Provide expert technical consultancy and guidance to EG-IT dealing with Facility infrastructure area and act as lead technical member in the Project team delivering the work packages assigned.
• Develop Facility related IT Solutions that meet customer requirements. Ensure that the design is robust, appropriate and of high quality and conforming to Corporate standards and in line with the technical strategy.
• Ensure that the developed architecture/solution meets the service level requirements in terms of expected availability, capacity, continuity, security, performance and reliability.
• Operates and maintains