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Sr. Director, Technology Innovation

Position Title: Sr. Director, Technology Innovation
Location: Denver

Position Title: Sr. Director, Technology Innovation

Location: Dallas/Austin Preferred; open to Remote


Your role 

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Director of Technology Innovation to join our team, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer. You will be joining a highly skilled and motivated team in a large global, publicly traded, critical digital infrastructure provider. 


What you’ll do 

  • Responsible for evaluating new technologies, business partnerships, and programs for implementation within the CTO organization, especially those focused on analytics and workflow automation using AI.
  • Design end-to-end operational performance improvement and scaling solutions, weaving together process re-design, automation, and/or AI levers to optimize your solutions. 
  • Document and present to management on the overall state of multiple technology programs and projects, including machine learning, process automation, and artificial intelligence, with technical decisions, capabilities, strengths and weaknesses, while helping to inform engineering priorities and product management.
  • Interface with both internal and external partners to understand, translate, and leverage technologies into transformative value for Digital Realty’s global data center platform.
  • Serve as an experienced resource in the areas of AI, machine learning, data analytics, cloud computing, system design, and other emerging technologies.
  • Work closely with other architects and engineers to recommend and design solutions that meet Digital Realty’s needs.
  • Work with IT and product management to support proofs of concept, demonstrations, and assist with implementing solutions into production as needed.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to understand their goals and needs, and design solutions to enable change within Digital Realty.


What you’ll need

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience leading organizations to deliver enterprise system programs.
  • Experience with driving successful platform adoption programs, with the ability to demonstrate the business impact of such initiatives.
  • Self-starter, with experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and leading complex operational and strategic initiatives, effective working independently and as part of a team.
  • Deep understanding and proven experience with utilizing emerging technologies like machine learning and AI to automate or streamline workflow processes.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities, both verbal and written, and running technical programs.
  • Experience working in a global Service Provider or Cloud environment a big plus.


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 25+ countries on six continents.


To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


A bit about our Technology & Innovation team

Our Technology & Innovation team strives to innovate alongside our customers and empower their businesses to thrive. We work closely with our customers to develop insights-based, data-driven technical solutions and differentiated value propositions on PlatformDIGITAL® across the world. Operating in almost 50 cities globally means we understand how rapidly the world is evolving, so we’ve built a best-in-class development model to qualify, package; and enable cloud to core to edge hybrid IT solutions. Our deep technical heritage, combined with our global footprint, means the Technology Innovation team can create and deploy services and solutions that are at the heart of the digital economy.


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. 


Our Compensation Philosophy

Digital Realty offers its employees a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Central to our compensation philosophy is rewarding our employees for achieving the values and objectives aligned to the company's overall goals and values.


Our published pay ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hire pay for the full-time position determined by role, level, and geographical location. Individual pay is based on additional factors including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and/or training. Moreover, an employee’s total compensation package varies by role and may include salary, cash bonus or commissions, and equity awards not quantified below.


Compensation range: 160,000 – 220,000 annually. This compensation range represents the Company’s good faith belief as to what it will pay as a base salary for this position at the time of this posting. 


Benefits: For this role, Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, 401k match, disability benefits, wellness and education benefits, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off, holidays, and more. 

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 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.