Digital Realty may be the biggest global industry leader you've never heard of, but we are the "landlord of the cloud." We support the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products. Now is the time to join Digital Realty and be part of the world’s trusted foundation powering digital ambitions to our customers, prospects and partners.
Position: Director, IT Engineering
Location: Dallas / Austin preferred but open to other locations in the US, including Ashburn, Boston, New York, etc.
'Own' the technological infrastructure for one of the world's largest full-solution data center providers. Leverage your technology expertise and leadership skills to move the needle in a highly visible role. If you have strong IT infrastructure engineering knowledge as well as the leadership savvy to drive a smart team to the next level, this position offers you some very compelling opportunities. You will:
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Director, IT Engineering opportunity, you will have:
Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:
Here at Digital Realty’s IT department, we pride ourselves in our ability to focus on continually improving the value DLR receives from our investments in technology. We are a hands-on team that is passionate about what we do. Reporting to the VP - IT Engineering and Operations, you will join our Global IT Engineering and Operations Team. You'll work closely together with our global IT stakeholder to implement and maintain high quality, customer-focused solutions.
You'll be responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and operations of all Digital Realty’s technology infrastructure. As such, we are looking for a highly skilled and motivated leader with experience managing multiple disciplines who isn’t afraid to propose outside-the-box solutions to deliver a best-in-class experience to our stakeholders. You will be required to make technical decisions and work closely with cross-functional business areas.
More specifically, you will:
More Good Reasons High impact
You will assume leadership of an established, high-performing team, but you'll also have opportunities to make a good thing even better. You'll interact with people in multiple areas, and your successes will be visible to senior leadership.
Growth without limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.
We are a collaborative, people-focused group dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. We promote a friendly, fun and open work environment, and our dedication to this is reflected in the tenure of our employees. People like it here and tend to stay and build successful careers.
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.
Keys to Success
Your technical expertise will be essential, but just as important will be the leadership and interpersonal skills to influence and motivate your own team as well as a variety of stakeholders. We'll look to you to promote a high-performance culture on your team, while also letting them know that it is okay to fail, as long as they learn from the failure. Just as the Vice President cares about your well-being, you should care about your team -- we work in a high-pressure, high-stakes environment, and wellness is important. In addition, to be an outstanding Director, IT Engineering, you will:
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives
We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world
To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.
Guide our decisions and actions every day—above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.
About Digital Realty
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 2,000 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products
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 Trust is committed to employing a diverse workforce. We value and actively seek to recruit, develop and retain people with backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that reflect the full diversity of our society.
Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.
Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.
Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
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