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    Data Center Engineer


    Job Description

    Limburg, Germany
    The Client

    Datacenter People has been instructed by a global player and the leading European cloud provider operating over 450,000 servers within 34 data centers across 4 continents to reach 1.6 million customers in over 140 countries.

    What the Job Involves

    • Participation in the construction and expansion of the data center.
    • Connection of cooling systems, ventilation systems, etc. 
    • Continuous maintenance of the data center technology.
    • Regular testing of warning systems. 
    • Carrying out repairs. 
    • Close cooperation with our Run & Upgrade teams on site and regular contact with international teams.
    • Data maintenance and documentation.

    We’re Looking for Someone Who

    • Completed vocational training in a craft environment or a comparable background.  
    • Basic knowledge in the fields of hydraulic systems and control technology.  
    • Very good manual skills and independent way of working.  
    • Interest in a diverse field of activity.  
    • Proficiency 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.

    • Field Service Engineer

      Frankfurt or Berlin, Germany
      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

      • Maintenance and commissioning of UPS/48V systems and battery systems at the customer's site. 
      • Testing of system parameters and processes.
      • Documentation of the work as well as the realisation of the assignments on time and on target. 
      • Setting personal and company goals (OKR).
      • Use of all necessary tools within policies.
      • Emergency Standby within the region.

      We’re Looking for Someone With

      • Successfully completed vocational training as an electrician in the field of electrical engineering (m/f/d) or industrial engineering (m/f/d).  
      • Practical and technical experience in handling battery systems and their function 
      • Ability to make contact and work in a team.
      • Willingness and flexibility.
      • Willingness to work in an emergency.
      • Willingness to travel in the region served, with overnight stays if necessary.
      • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting, hands-on mentality.
      • Adherence to the Company Compliance Guideline. 
      • Independent, sustainable, structured and service-oriented way of working.
      • Social competence, ability to work in a team and motivate others, assertiveness.
      • Driver´s license category B.

      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.