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Electrical Engineer (f/m/d)

Position Title: Electrical Engineer (f/m/d)
Location: Zurich

Your role 

As a Electrical Engineer, you will provide engineering support for monitoring planned servicing and corrective maintenance on a range of critical data center infrastructure and associated equipment. You will manage routine plant inspections, act as a first-line response and ensure that all work is done in line with relevant regulations and our own processes and procedures. Conduct risk management and mitigation, vendor management and act to maximize uptime/SLA (Service Level Agreement) and improve PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness).  

Within this role, you will act as a hub between internal and external stakeholders such as customer service, facility management, security, third party suppliers and our customers. 


Your Profile 

  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in a data center or similar environment  
  • Qualified Electrical Engineer (Bachelor / Master’s degree) 
  • Strong technical background in electrical field; good knowledge of cooling systems is a big advantage 
  • A well-balanced person who can work under pressure and can handle escalations calmly and competently  
  • Self-organized, solution-oriented and a strong sense of urgency while keeping an eye for detail  
  • A team player who contributes to team efforts and can also work independently, demonstrating initiative and proactiveness 
  • Good project management skills and the ability to learn spontaneously 
  • Creative thinking and excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent and effective communication skills, both oral and written  
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral (minimum B2 level), and local language as a big advantage


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.