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Manager, Capital Projects

  43940 digital loudoun plaza building g, Northern Virginia

Your role

The Capital Projects team is a project management and execution team that manages construction activity within the operational data center spaces. The team is tasked with critical infrastructure improvement projects to optimize utilization of space, power, and cooling within operational data centers around the globe. These activities are outside of the scope of standard construction delivery and regular preventative maintenance tasks.
We are currently seeking an energetic Data Center Project Engineer to serve as a technical resource within Digital Reality data centers. You will be part of a highly creative, efficient team tasked with tackling the most fascinating and challenges in designing, building, and operating Digital Realty data center facilities. The Project Engineer is ultimately responsible for project oversight and review of all disciplines including electrical, mechanical, controls, and architectural. A fundamental understanding of these systems is required, as the individual will be expected to identify areas for improvement as well as act on data provided from other team and organizations. Ideal candidates will possess the ability to design, develop and deploy innovative solutions to address operational challenges. This role requires both independent contribution as well as the ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams. The scope of projects will include but not limited to the improvement of electrical, mechanical, fire detection and building automation system. The Project Engineer is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

 

What you’ll need

  • 5+ years experience managing projects in data centers or comparable critical infrastructure.
  • 5+ years experience in Construction or Project Management.
  • 5+ years experience in Vendor Management
  • 5+ years’ experience in the technical field of power distribution and data center mechanical cooling systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs, incorporate feedback, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven track record for developing a vision, defining a strategy, and building programs and features solving complicated problems with elegant, simple solutions.
  • Significant experience successfully delivering results in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proven track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Proven track record leading projects and helping your team achieve goals.
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and decisions.
  • Experience managing and negotiating contracts and vendor relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience thriving in an ambiguous environment and ability to motivate yourself, your managers, and associates to deliver against deadlines.
  • Meets/exceeds Digital Realty’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Digital Realty’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
  • 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 may need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements if required per your job requirements, work location, and customer obligations 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.

 

 

Notes:

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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