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Capacity & Energy Manager (f/m/d)

Position Title: Capacity & Energy Manager (f/m/d)
Location: Zurich

Your role 

The Capacity & Energy Manager (f/m/d) is a key contributor to Data Center energy & capacity management. Responsibilities include tracking and forecasting Data Center energy usage and efficiency (PUE), capacity planning and cost, performing sensitivity and scenario analyses, monitoring energy market trends. You will also be overlooking capacity platforms, keeps documentation up to date and collecting information about customer usage including variances. 

You will be accountable for establishing and managing a Data Center Capacity & Energy Function and leading all operational activities to measure, monitor and forecast capacity of the Digital Realty Data Centers. Success will be achieved through ensuring efficient function of the Data Centers and predicting future requirements to ensure cost optimization and operational excellence through improvements in efficiency and Energy demand planning.


Your Profile 

  • 3-5 years’ experience working in mission-critical mechanical & electrical environments within a large company, IT/Telecoms industry preferred 
  • Bachelor-level education in a technical/engineering field 
  • Experience in data centres or a similar environment is essential 
  • Knowledge of key infrastructure components of DCs (like UPS’s, Generators, and Cooling systems) 
  • Ability to read and preferably work with Electrical and Mechanical diagrams 
  • Experience with maintenance and maintenance systems 
  • ITIL and/or Service Now Experience is preferred but not essential 
  • Can prepare & present relevant information in front of all types of audiences 
  • Commitment & drive; Is committed, internally driven, and willing to go the extra mile 
  • Open for change: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs
  • Pro-active; Has a can-do mentality, can delegate when appropriate 


A bit about us 

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 28 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. 


What we can offer

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.