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Digital Realty


Sr. Manager, Design Engineering

  3 corporate place, Piscataway, NJ

Position Title:  Sr. Manager, Design Engineering, Platform Delivery

Location: Dallas, TX, open to hybrid


Your role

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to managing designs for customer deployments, colocation expansion, and standards.  This is on a local and global level when required.  The positions will also be involved in corporate product design and engineering and process efficiencies for improved service delivery of Colocation and Platform Delivery products. The role will also serve as the primary liaison from the Data Center Design Engineering team when collaborating on new initiatives such as new expansion markets, new product development, existing product enhancements, etc.  The position will be leaned upon to guide addressing data integrity and data alignment. The candidate may oversee direct reports.


What you’ll do

  • Manage the facets of colocation customer orders, expansion, and standards. (ie ACAD drawings, Engineering Packages, Inventory Management)
  • Be able to perform site due diligence and communicate technical requirements for a colocation fit-out or capacity augment.
  • Participate in creating or improve processes, procedures and systems that will improve delivery of products by the overall team.
  • Work on assignments that may be broader in nature that have deliverables addressing short term and long-term goals and objectives
  • Assist sales engineers with facility capacity inquiries regarding space, power and connectivity.  
  • Be creative in developing solutions to address business needs while staying within industry best practices and local laws.
  • Ready to be called upon to address data integrity or data alignment issues


What you’ll need

  • B.S. or higher college degree related to technology, electrical or mechanical.
  • Minimum 6 years in telecommunications or data center environment with engineering or planning experience.
  • Experience in a Leadership or Supervisory role.
  • Must be a self-starter, proactive, flexible, able to work within deadlines, have skills to work in or lead a team environment, have organizational ability, be attentive to details and have strong analytical skills.
  • A mindset of responsibility, accountability and willingness to impart change to drive results that improve customer delivery
  • Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors.  Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVD-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated will need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements.


A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290 facilities in 50 metros across 26 countries and six continents.


A bit about our Digital team

Our Operations team keeps our customers’ infrastructure running safely and securely. We get plenty of opportunities to take on a variety of tasks and develop our technical skills. From overseeing electrical power to cooling and fire suppression systems, our team plays a vital role in making sure everything in our data centers operates as it should.


What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.


Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.


This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.


Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.



Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.


Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.

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Melissa Renfer

Melissa Renfer


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