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Technical Operations Manager

Position Title: Technical Operations Manager
Location: Dublin

Your role

he Manager Facilities Engineering (MFE) oversees all aspects of the site’s critical physical infrastructure and ensures that all activities carried out on the site are done with high quality and without negative impact on internal/external customers. The MFE provides the technical expertise to plan, coordinate, and manage the Data Centre’s equipment, systems, and infrastructure to ensure operational excellence; with safety and reduction of risk being of paramount importance. The MFE actively guides the engineers and suppliers on-site, helps & supports where needed, and checks the quality of work. The MFE actively contributes to a standard way of operating the sites by complying with the standard and using a controlled change process to continuously improve the standard. The MFE participates in improvement projects and serves as a second level of support for more complex issues. The MFE collaborates with various experts, including design and construction, and manufacturers, and is directly responsible for safety on the site.

What you’ll do

The Manager Facilities Engineering (MFE) is a deputy to the Data Centre Manager and leads the team of Site Engineers 

The MFE is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Planning, implementing, coordinating, and overseeing all mechanical/ electrical operations, maintenance, and energy management programmes. 
  • Ensuring risk is minimised and all works are compliant with safe systems of work. 
  • The kick-off & management of jobs on the site and that all activities are carried out and conform to company policy, standards, and operating instructions.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable all local codes, government agencies, ISO standards 9001, 14001, 27001, 50001, and all other DLR directives as they relate to building operations. 
  • Complex maintenance jobs
  • In conjunction with the DCM change approvals and incident management
  • Function as Senior Approved Person for the site, • 
  • The MFE participates in infrastructure projects on the site. • 
  • In conjunction with the DCM change approvals and incident management

What you'll need

  • Understand the engineering design and operational aspect of each building system. 
  • Commitment & drive; Is committed, internally driven, and willing to go the extra mile. 
  • Open for change: Adapts to change, is open to innovative ideas, takes on new responsibilities, manages pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs. 
  • Pro-active; Has a can-do mentality, can delegate when appropriate. 
  • Communication skills: Listens attentively, speaks clearly and concisely, creates accurate and punctual reports, gives clear instructions, and shares information and ideas with others. 
  • Problem-solving; Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts. • A Team Player • Good decision-making skills, based on analysis of risk situations. 
  • Act as a mentor to Site Engineering Team 
  • They will have extensive experience and detailed knowledge of the operation of plant/services for which they are responsible and have a good, detailed understanding of the full campus infrastructure.

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.

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.