Lead Engineer


Job Description

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Client

Datacenter People is working with the leading operator and investor in digital infrastructure to fuel the growth of the digital economy. The company owns high quality data centers and fibre assets across Europe, and thereby serves its customers with a high quality and reliable infrastructure.

What the Job Involves…

  • Basic design and calculation of data centers.
  • Proactive involvement in the on-going technical evaluation of all plant and equipment, suggestion improvements, innovation where appropriate.
  • Accurate recording and reporting of update, upgrade and maintenance activity to ensure Ultimo database is correctly updated.
  • Assisting with incident management and subsequent investigation to establish root cause.
  • Overseeing the monitoring, operation and maintenance of datacenter mission critical systems.
  • Working closely with the data center Service Manager to ensure correct operation of the critical services of the data centers, through timely engagement of Sub-contractor to execute identified works.
  • Work closely with all technicians to sustain a culture of continuous service delivery improvement.
  • Assist sales projects as sales engineer.
  • The candidate is capable of coordinating all maintenance and operations activities within the data centers.

We’re Looking for Someone Who…

  • Has spent time served in an electrical apprenticeship or equivalent in an Industrial/Manufacturing/Commercial or Critical environment focusing on operation and maintenance of plant.    
  • Has experience in main distribution board switching of ACB’s.
  • Has experience in changing modes of UPS i.e. start-up/Maintenance bypass/Eco-Ess Mode / VMMS Energy management mode.
  • Has knowledge of Critical cooling systems and SLA’s/KPI’s within a critical environment.
  • Has knowledge of basic Air Conditioning and humidity control.
  • Has experience in the operation and control of generators and UPS.
  • Has experience in use and interrogation of BMS systems in monitoring plant.
  • Has good communication skills in Dutch and English (German is a big plus).
  • Is knowledgeable on AutoCAD and technical drawings.

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.