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    Design Engineer

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    Job Description

    London, UK
    The Client

    Datacenter People is working with the largest global provider of cloud and carrier neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions.

    What The Job Involves 

    • Processing, managing, and developing the design drawings and documentation for all commercial projects within designated data centres and support across other data centres in sub-region where needed.
    • Assisting the Platform Engineering team in producing contract drawings for Pre-Sales support and delivering them to the Sales team as part of contract documentation.
    • Provide an assessment on power, cooling, and square meter availability at the Initial Quote phase.
    • Creating technical designs for customer lifecycle (new and existing) activities and amendments to ensure customer requirements and design artefacts are completed within agreed parameters.
    • Generating a Technical Handover document, including Computer-Aided Design (CAD) layouts, customer rack layouts, floor layout plans, and Bill of Materials for installations.
    • Ensuring adherence to the Whitespace Design and Engineering Guidelines, following corporate design principles related to standardisation of power, cooling, and space in the designs.
    • Creating Work Orders to instruct Implementation Managers, remote hands and vendors on task execution against solution design.
    • Processing all design activities for customer life cycle orders (day two) as it relates to MACDs and partial/full terminations.
    • Updating facility floor plans using Auto-Computer Aided Design (ACAD) and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software.
    • Updating and maintaining inventory systems (e.g. FNT, OpsView, etc.) for Space and Power to ensuring data integrity and completeness.
    • Update connectivity and cable tie records using DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management) software.
    • Updating records of customers’ power circuits using company DCIM software.
    • Adhering to the QHSSE (Quality, Health, Safety, Security & Environment) Responsibilities Matrix.
    • Providing support during audits at DLR sites, ensuring data integrity and alignment issues.
    • Taking responsibility for administrative and documentation management within the Platform Engineering function.
    • Determine customer opportunity density cooling limits and perform CFD when needed.
    • Coordinate with the Capacity Planning team for the need to add incremental space, power and connectivity installed capacity to support new customer transactions (Capacity Management).
    • Managing ROFR/ROFO space in coordination with commercial management team (Capacity
    • Management).
    • Assisting Solution Engineers with pre-sales technical inquiries and design activities.

    We’re Looking for Someone With

    • Engage in training programs, workshops and self-directed learning to enhance skills and knowledge relevant to the role.
    • Support sub-regional initiatives and activities to be an effective member of the cross-functional team.
    • Engaging in customer interactions to support Sales and Solutions Engineers when required.
    • Identify opportunities for process enhancement, suggesting improvements that contribute to efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Assist in onboarding new team members, sharing knowledge and helping them integrate into the team and company culture.
    • Assist with sustainability and environmental initiatives, aligning with the company’s commitment to responsible practice.
    • Experience of data centre design, business critical infrastructure management and data centre environment awareness.
    • Electrical, Mechanical, Network or Operational data centre experience is a benefit.
    • Experience of data centre design, business critical infrastructure management and data centre environment awareness.
    • Electrical, Mechanical, Network or Operational data centre experience is a benefit.
    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical or mechanical.
    • Significant years of engineering experience in mission-critical environments, preferably including data
    • centers.
    • Strong knowledge of Auto-Computer Aided Design (ACAD).
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Explorer) and/or equivalent.
    • Ability to travel and work onsite.

    We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge each one. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for interview we will contact you within the next seven days.

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