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Digital Realty


Senior Mechanical Engineer

  Louis-haefliger-gasse 10, Vienna

Your role

Are you a qualified mechanical or cooling engineer with experience of maintaining and repairing industrial cooling systems and other mission-critical facilities in industrial environments? Would you like the opportunity to make a difference working in a growing industry where the focus is on training and development? Then we have the ideal role for you.

Your challenge will be to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the mechanical equipment in our Data Centre. Indeed, you’ll be responsible for the whole life cycle of equipment - from planning, operations, and corrective and preventive maintenance, right through to replacement.

As well as managing, monitoring, maintaining and repairing equipment that ranges from chillers to computer room air handlers and hydraulic pumps, you’ll regularly interact with internal stakeholders, vendors and suppliers too. And, when it comes to managing a variety of contractors, sub-contractors and vendors to ensure work is carried out in line with established practices, procedures & local legislation, again, we’ll rely on you.

What you’ll need

  • Minimum 6 years` of cooling engineering experience, ideally with advanced and specialised technical expertise gained in a data centre or similar environment
  • Minimum 6 years` of practical maintenance and repair experience working with industrial cooling systems in mission-critical facilities
  • Proficiency reading commercial building blueprints and understanding cooling and electrical single lines and schematics
  • Good administrative skills, expertise in IT systems and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work well under pressure, both within a team and independently, and handle escalations calmly and competently
  • A proactive, customer focused approach, lots of initiative, the ability to see the bigger picture and effective communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Fluency in English and the ability to converse effectively in German

A bit about us

We are a leading provider of carrier- and cloudneutral data centre services across EMEA. With more than 700 connectivity providers in over 100 data centres across 13 European countries, we are at the heart of the internet – powering finance, communication, healthcare, creativity, entertainment, life. As part of Digital Realty, our customers now have access to 49 metros across six continents. We’ve 2,800+ colleagues around the world who work together, come up with life-changing solutions and create connections that matter every day.

A bit about our Operations 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.

As always, we offer a competitive salary and benefits (based on our collective agreement we pay at least 45.906,- € (gross per year).

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

Want to know more about this position?

Get in touch with:

Lisa Auer

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