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Digital Realty


Director, Building Management System APAC

  10 collyer quay #42-06 ocean financial centre, Singapore

Location: Singapore


Your role

The Director - Building Management Systems plays an integral role of managing existing technology while developing the technical and vendor roadmaps to introduce promising technologies that improve customer and shareholder value. This is a hands-on technical position that requires collaboration and coordination with the Design & Construction, Technical Operations and Sales Engineering teams to ensure a consistent and replicable solution is being delivered and maintained Globally. As Digital Realty leverages technology platforms, the Director BMS, is key to the integration of Automated Control & Monitoring Systems into a platform that is predictable in terms of benefit and behavior at scale


What you’ll do

  • Support the Design & Construction teams in the design, delivery and commissioning of new projects. Ensure alarms are integrated into the alarm database and are being delivered to site operation team hand held device
  • Support the Global Engineering and Innovation team in building standards and reference architecture for BMS platforms
  • Lead the day-to-day operational aspects of the company’s BMS and alarm monitoring systems.
  • Qualify all BMS vendors and implement company procurement procedures including managing projects, developing RFPs, and analyzing total cost of ownership.
  • Be a point of escalation and provide guidance and direction to the site teams during incidents/events affecting site operation and implement new standards to reduce incidents.


What you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science preferred.
  • At least ten years of experience in the management of building control, monitoring, and alarm systems for Data Centers or Critical Facilities.
  • Advanced technical skills in BMS products from Schneider Electric, Siemens, Honeywell, Automatic Logic, Johnson Controls or Tridium. Advanced technical knowledge in Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), Automated Control Systems (ACS), network, and digital communication systems are also required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in design and operation of critical MEP infrastructure, including multiple types of Uninterruptible Power Systems, Emergency Power Systems, water-cooled and air-cooled air conditioning systems, and critical data center electrical and mechanical distribution systems
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret complex project documents and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.



A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290 facilities in 50 metros across 26 countries and six continents.


A bit about our Digital team

Our IT team is at the heart of our business. We develop infrastructures, design and build networks, support servers and provide the first line of support by delivering rich connectivity for our customers. With new data centers coming online all the time, it’s a rapidly changing technical environment so our team is always ready to innovate and take the lead on projects. We constantly develop, deploy and support vital networks and data services that drive business performance and improve life for customers around the globe.



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.



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 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.  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.


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Claudia Chan

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