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Data Center Technician (f/m/d)

Position Title: Data Center Technician (f/m/d)
Location: Frankfurt

We at Digital Realty Germany, as a part of the global Digital Realty group, market leader in offering Data Center hosting and colocation solutions, are offering an exciting opportunity to join our organization in Frankfurt, Germany.

Our offer includes initial local onboarding in Zagreb, relocation support to Germany with local orientation in Frankfurt, attractive salary package with competitive benefits package, permanent employment contract in Germany, also including German language course and international career perspective. 

If interested and convinced your experience fits the position profile, please send us your CV and application letter in English. 


Your Role

Joining us on the Data Center Technician position and working on one of our Data Center Sites based in Frankfurt, you will provide the technical support that is required for monitoring, servicing, maintenance and fault-finding on critical data centre infrastructure and associated equipment. You will ensure a reliable and effective service delivery that meets (and exceeds) our customers’ expectations and will work to industry highest standards

In this role you will be working on a 24-7 shift pattern of 8 hour-shifts including a 9-week rotation (early – late – night shift), which will also include flexi-weeks, meaning flexible working hours as agreed with your team. All overtime work will be monitored and compensated, additional to our generous shift compensation plan. 

You will also manage routine plant inspections, act as a first-line response, and ensure that all work is done in line with standard regulations, health and safety guidelines, internal processes and procedures. You will be responsible for vendor (external partner) management, following the agreed contractual terms with our customers while aiming to improve the Power Usage Effectiveness score of our Data Centers. 

You will work together with different external and internal stakeholders such as the departments Service Planning, Implementation, Security; international teams such as the European Customer Center (ECC) and the Global Customer Center (GCC), but also 3rd party suppliers and our customers.


Your Profile

  • Experienced in the electrotechnical field, authorized to manage electrical switch operations (mid voltage will be considered a plus)
  • Minimum 3-5 years practical experience in an electro technical or industrial / mechanical environment, working on complex electrical and mechanical infrastructures 
  • Fluent English language skills, German would be considered a plus
  • Following technical skills are highly preferred:
    • Skilled with maintenance of large electrotechnical and/or mechanical systems
    • Expertise in electrical cabling, networks, and fiber optic installations
    • Knowledge and experience of fire detection and suppression systems
    • Knowledge in the operation of building management systems (BMS)
    • Knowledge in the maintenance of technical security systems (CCTV, access control)
    • Documentation and administration of operational work, while following standardized procedures and guidelines 
  • Following soft skills are relevant for the role:
    • Self-management, ability to manage multiple tasks, pro-active
    • Stress resilience, ability to prioritize
    • Ability to evaluate risk and solve complex problems
    • Teamwork & Interpersonal skills


A bit about us

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. Our global data center platform provides customers with a secure data meeting place, delivering infrastructure solutions for a broad palette of industries including IT, Telecommunications, Media, Social Networks, AI, Finance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, etc. 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.


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.