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    Application Engineer


    Job Description

    Remote, UK
    The Client

    Datacenter People is working with a global leader in designing, building and servicing critical power and cooling infrastructure for the data center industry.

    What The Job Involves

    • Review RFQs and identify customer requirements/specifications.
    • Provide sales and pre-sales support with technical support of product specifications and applications.
    • Standard product selection based on customer requirements.
    • Coordinates with factory engineering departments for specific technical requests. 
    • Provide input to/and keep CRM update for ROW projects.
    • Define feasibility and costs of solutions/products.
    • Integration, coordination and support the internal pre-sales and/or external suppliers 
    • Prepare relevant technical documents.
    • Internal support for project management team and sales.
    • Presentation/explanation of solution to sales organisation.
    • Support Engineering and Manufacturing, and manage development of ETO product once customer order is received.
    • Manage the relationship between Sales teams and the Line of Business.
    • Attend customer meetings with Sales manager as a technical expert.
    • Create product and application presentations for customers and consultants.
    • Visit consultants on a regular basis, owning the relationships and collaborate in developing effective solutions.  
    • Provide technical trainings to sales teams and customers.
    • Organise and host events and webcasts showcasing products and technologies. 
    • Work with Product Management and Sales teams to feedback on issues with current products and provide input around new products.
    • Constantly monitor the market for trends and competitor activities.
    • Support local quality management audits (e.g. ISO9001/14001).
    • Support that any activity, task and responsibility required by role in terms of the International Trade Compliance Regulation is managed and performed in full compliance. with the Company ITC certification program itself. 

    We're Looking For Someone With

    • School Background: engineering background or equivalent education with proven field experience.
    • Previous working experience: extensive experience in Thermal Management products and installation, especially for Datacenter or equivalent.
    • Solid experience matured in adjacent markets and in similar positions.
    • Language skills:  fluent English written and verbal required.
    • Practical experiences with Thermal Management products. 
    • Experience in quoting/proposing/installing/ managing projects. 
    • Disciplined, self-motivated and proactive. 
    • Able to combine long term and short-term goals by setting priorities. 
    • Organisational skills and familiar with a decentralised environment but at the same time able to work in a team. 
    • Ability to interact with all levels within the organisation from entry level to executive.
    • Proficient in using C1 and Oracle Sales Cloud.
    • Experience with AutoCAD or similar CAD systems.
    • Well informed on standards and contractual regulation issues.

    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.


    • Data Center Engineer

      Hamburg, Germany
      The Client

      Datacenter People is working with the leading provider of reliable, sustainable and highly connected edge data centers in Europe, with locations in Germany, France, The Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark.
      What the Job Involves

      • To operate the Critical Processes to ensure the mitigation of risk to the operation of critical plant and equipment. 
      • To follow EOPs and escalate accordingly when an incident occur. 
      • To follow and create MOPs and SOPs. 
      • Ensure that routine PPM is carried out to all mechanical and electrical plant in accordance with Site task schedules and asset lists. 
      • Write the statements of work (SOW) to define the scope of service contracts with the vendors/suppliers. 
      • Ensure that reactive tasks throughout the building are completed and be proactive in highlighting areas where improvements can be made. These reactive calls to also include concessionary stores and fabric related items. 
      • Ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order at all times. 
      • Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out both maintenance and reactive works.  To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to carry out remedial works. 
      • Ensure that all relevant paperwork is completed regarding PPM, reactive and breakdown works and that it is passed without delay to the contract administrator. 
      • Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices at all times. 
      • Carry out AP duties (training provided) and the issuing of permits to work 
      • Ensure the provision of a Safe and Healthy working environment.  To include the wearing of uniform and PPE at all times.    
      • To develop a good working relationship with all members of staff and clients. 
      • Ensure professional image is presented to clients at all times.
      • Ensure that all security concept and principles are executed at all times. 
      • Supervising and monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance. 
      • To arrange and provide holiday and sickness cover at short notice and be flexible in their working patterns. 
      • Be able to fullfill Standby duty services on a monthly basis in collaboration with the other site DSE’s.

      We’re Looking for Someone Who

      • Experience in main distribution board switching of ACB’s.
      • Experience in changing modes of UPS i.e. start-up / Maintenance bypass / Eco-Ess Mode / VMMS Energy management mode.
      • Knowledge of Critical cooling systems and SLA’s / KPI’s within a critical environment.
      • Knowledge of basic Air Conditioning and humidity control.
      • Experience in the operation and control of generators and UPS.
      • Has been responsible for the operation of a datacenter.
      • Experience in use and interrogation of BMS systems in monitoring plant 
      • Practical knowledge of H&S requirements including RA’s, Lock out Tag out, permits to work. 
      • Experienced in vendor management. 
      • Self-motivated and professional manner.
      • Good communication skills (German and English Language).
      • Basic knowledge of MS office applications.
      • Experience with an asset management tool.

      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.

    • Data Center Engineers

      Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Warsaw
      The Client

      Datacenter People is working with a global data center services provider delivering project management, engineering design and critical facility management to hyperscale, colocation, and edge leaders.
      What the Job Involves

      • Develops creative approaches to keep operational costs to a minimum, improve efficiency, and implements new strategies for Mechanical, Electrical, and Fire Life Safety systems. 
      • Tests performance of electromechanical assemblies and electronic volt meters. 
      • Reads blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of processes. 
      • Inspects equipment for defects, leaks, and potential issues. 
      • Installs electrical/electronic parts and hardware in housings/assemblies with hand tools. 
      • Aligns, fits or assembles component parts using hand/power tools. 
      • Operates, monitors, maintains, and responds to abnormal conditions in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Life Safety, Security Systems, Building Monitoring Systems, and control systems. 
      • Analyse systems to ensure best practice for internal/external customers. 
      • Provides feedback on effectiveness of existing standards and processes. 
      • Works with contractors and consultants to review quality assurance for all system expansions, corrections, and upgrades. 
      • Collaborates on the tracking and completing aggressive preventive and predictive maintenance programs. 
      • Collaborates on determining maintenance requirements for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire life safety systems, and security systems. 
      • Complete planned and ad-hoc preventive maintenance work assignments.
      • Conduct periodic inspections of building systems, i.e., HVAC, electrical distribution, maintain mechanical equipment rooms to ensure clean and safe conditions. 
      • Rapid response, investigation, and management of indoor emergency situations and air quality complaints 
      • Have a complete working knowledge of creating, closing, and tracking "work requests" (WR). Initiate or respond to work orders, follow-up and verify completion of work. 
      • Monitor performance/note deficiencies of service contractors and recommend changes as necessary. 
      • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by management. 
      • Completion of documentation, notification, escalation, tracking and follow up of all incidents and requests. 

      We’re Looking for Someone Who

      • Proven experience in the operation, installation, and maintenance of data center critical equipment, building systems with in-depth technical understanding and knowledge of all HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety, and control systems. 
      • Knowledge of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including Feeders, Transformers, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, ATS/STS units, PDU/PMM units, Chillers, Air handling units, CRAC units and building management systems (BMS).
      • Ability to write and review operational documents such as SOPs, MOPs, EOPs 
      • LV/HV authorized to switch Certificate.
      • Mechanical and/or Electrical training/education, with particular focus in power; 
      • Relevant work experience in a data center or other critical environment. 
      • High school diploma or College Degree. 
      • Good observation skills and problem-solving ability. 
      • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

      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.

    • Busbar Draughtsperson

      Home Based, UK
      The Client

      Datacenter People is working with a global data center services provider delivering project management, engineering design and critical facility management to hyperscale, colocation, and edge leaders.
      What the Job Involves

      • Develop detailed technical drawings and plans for electrical busbar systems using computer-aided design (CAD) and other Autodesk suite applications as required. 
      • Apply quality control measures to ensure that busbar documentation meets project specifications and company standards.   
      • Work closely with electrical engineers and project managers to understand project document requirements. 
      • Incorporate feedback and revisions into busbar designs as necessary and keep updated. 
      • Participate in project meetings to discuss design details and modifications. 
      • Stay updated on industry trends, advancements, and standards related to electrical busbar systems. 
      • Apply knowledge of electrical principles and regulations to ensure the reliability and efficiency of busbar designs. 
      • Coordinate with customer teams to obtain necessary approvals for busbar designs. 
      • Review and check busbar drawings for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to specifications. 
      • Identify and resolve discrepancies or issues in the busbar design process. 
      • Maintain organised records of all busbar drawings and related documentation within document control systems and ensure their availability to site teams. 
      • Create and update drawing logs and archives for easy reference. 
      • Effectively communicate design ideas and concepts to the engineering team. 
      • Collaborate with different departments to ensure seamless integration of busbar systems within overall electrical designs. 

      We’re Looking for Someone Who

      • A degree or diploma in electrical engineering, drafting, or a related field. 
      • Strong understanding of electrical distribution systems and construction processes. 
      • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in systems design. 
      • Effective communication and collaboration skills. 
      • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to BIM preferred. 
      • Proficiency in industry standard software, such as Revit, AutoCAD, and Navisworks. 
      • Previous experience as a draughtsperson or designer in the electrical engineering field, particularly with busbar systems. Attention to detail and exceptional organisation and follow up skills 
      • Ability to interface effectively with customer and internal groups at all levels 
      • Strong problem solving and decision making abilities. 
      • Ability to work independently while still maintaining strong ties throughout organisation.  
      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
      • Ability to travel throughout Europe (up to 25%). 
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

      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.