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    Pre-Sales Manager


    Job Description

    Brussels, Belgium
    The Client

    Datacenter People is recruiting for a company dedicated to prefabricated modular data centers, with an installed base of 600 units ranging from cable landing stations, repeater stations to disaster recovery sites, covering all-in-one prefabricated data centers, modular utility platforms composed of IT modules and facilities modules, tailor-made as well as co-developed solutions.

    What the Job Involves

    • As an expert, you provide technical support to the sales, production and after-sales process.
    • You take care of the product management for Automation DCF, including market studies
    • You develop innovative concepts in prefab data centers.
    • You support the sales team in terms of sales argumentation, documentation and price calculations to achieve the targets.
    • You participate in sales meetings and give presentations, both in Belgium and abroad.
    • You study the customer's question or of a specifications and look for a tailor-made solution and convert it into a quotation (high level design).
    • You calculate the cost price and selling price of items and their commissioning.
    • You will work closely with our solution architects and our Chief Technical Officer to create quotations and guarantee the transfer of ordered projects to the solution architects.
    • You support the Chief Commercial Officer in formulating the objectives including the forecast and the budget and achieving them.

    We’re Looking for Someone Who

    • In possession of a master's degree in Engineering (industrial engineer electricity / electronics / industrial design or construction) and you have affinity for product marketing and sales.
    • You have preferably a few years of relevant experience.
    • Passionate about data centers, an accreditation is a strong plus.
    • Always looking for improvements and new products for existing and new markets.
    • A team player who approaches problems with an open mind and a positive attitude.
    • A good communicator, fluent in English and preferably knowledge of DUTCH and/or FR, any other language is a plus.
    • Eager to learn and have good presentation skills.
    • Willing to travel.

    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

      Paris, France
      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 

      • Anticipate and diagnose infrastructure-related issues by planning corrective interventions.
      • Support our service providers throughout their on-site interventions.
      • Propose corrections related to procedures (MOP).
      • Ensure the quality of services delivered by our service providers.
      • Anticipate and develop the annual maintenance schedule.
      • Be a force for proposals as part of our continuous improvement.
      • Produce any indicator allowing good continuity of service.

      We’re Looking for Someone With

      • Significant experience in facility management.
      • Technical expertise in electricity (HT/LV), air conditioning, ventilation and fire safety.
      • Mastery of IT tools (Autocad, CMMS, MS project, etc.).
      • Fluent or bilingual English required.
      • Ability to manage and supervise a long-term relationship with suppliers/service
      • providers.
      • Team spirit.
      • Rigor and method.

      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.

    • Electrical Technician (VEFK

      Dusseldorf, 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 Penta Infra’s staff and clients. 
      • Ensure the professional image of Penta Infra is presented to clients at all times 
      • Ensure that all of Penta Infra’s security concept and principles are executed at all times. 
      • Supervising and monitoring of Penta Infra 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 With

      • A real team player; you enjoy to increase productivity by working together.
      • Have been responsible for the operation of a data center.
      • 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. 
      • 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.

    • Regional Manager, Data Center Operations

      London, UK
      The Client

      Datacenter People has been instructed by a global data center business committed to being a positive force for technology, people, and the planet. With a world-class team of trusted industry leaders this client is positioned to lead the industry in reliable, safe, secure, and sustainable digital infrastructure.

      What The Job Involves 

      • Lead a team of Data Center Site Managers and personnel directly responsible for the operations, maintenance, building services, and physical security of critical Data Center facilities. 
      • Work collaboratively with global and local site teams to manage and ensure compliance with global engineering and operational policies, processes, and standards including uptime requirements. 
      • Build strong relationships with customers and drive customer success including meeting/exceeding customer SLA’s and reporting. 
      • Lead Change Management, Equipment Asset and Lifecycle, and Maintenance Management framework and processes for the region. 
      • Lead incident response processes for all engineering and security related incidents including participating in response efforts during emergencies, root cause analyses, corrective actions, and customer communications. 
      • Review and approve critical MOP’s, SOP’s, and EOP’s focusing on personnel health & safety and infrastructure reliability. 
      • Manage Operating Vendor/Partner relationship and selection process for the region. 
      • Develop and implement regional Quality Management Programs and KPI’s and conduct site assessments to ensure compliance with global standards and customer SLA’s. 
      • Partner with Design and Delivery Teams to review engineering design documentation, and to commission and transition data center infrastructure into production. 
      • Partner with Finance Team to manage Operating costs/budgets for the region including development of capital replacement and upgrade plans. 
      • Identify, champion and lead innovation throughout operations functions by thinking outside of the box, researching new technologies, and methods of management. 
      • Promote and build inclusive and transparent teams. 
      • Manage and deliver regional training programs including recurring emergency drills program based on global operational policies, processes, and standards. 
      • Conduct Corporate Audit and Certification processes as the business requires. 

      We’re Looking for Someone With

      • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline. 
      • Master’s degree preferred. 
      • Minimum 5 years' experience in Data Center Operations in a leadership role of a global organisation. 
      • Minimum 7 years' experience working in a mission critical environment. 
      • In-depth knowledge of Data Center electrical and mechanical infrastructure including fire protection, safety, and building automation systems. 
      • Experience in property & building services, health & safety, energy management, financial budgets & reporting, physical security, and building relationships with customers. 
      • Familiarity with industry standards such as ISO, ASHRAE, IEEE, Uptime Institute, etc. 
      • Experience with Data Center management systems including BMS, EPMS, CMMS, and DCIM. 
      • Proficient in MS Products, AutoCAD and/or other engineering software packages. 
      • Thrives in a fast-paced and continuously developing environment. 
      • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills, communication, and collaboration in a team environment. 
      • Self-starter with superior analytical skills; a problem solver with an astute attention to detail. 
      • Possesses good judgment, honesty, and utmost integrity. 

      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.