Junior Officer Development Program - Operations

US-GA-Suwanee | US-VA-Sterling
Job ID
Project Management


The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New trends. New opportunities. There’s true excitement surrounding the future. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We innovate next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated I.T. platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re defining the curve.


As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies, we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve new problems, and create new solutions to improve lives.


We are powered by our people.


At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.


 Junior Officers who excel within individualized development programs are championed with running our largest and most complex projects and performing our most important analysis on strategic changes, and acquisitions. Our most successful Officers grow into general managers who will run our facilities, lead core functions, and run P&Ls.

You are challenged to drive delivery of process and project solutions for the most critical initiatives within the business.  You take on the toughest business problems and develop tailor-made solutions to improve overall effectiveness and efficiency that directly support our multi-year strategy to more than double the company by the end of 2020.  Your innovative experience leading people, process, and technology in a fast-paced, high-growth organization will be utilized here at QTS during our inflection point of growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

Leveraging your military experience, you will partner with Senior Executives to develop strategies necessary to:

  • Generate 20%+ growth
  • Expand our footprint both domestically and internationally
  • Reimagine our approach to data centers to create new designs for meeting future market needs
  • Enhance our industry-leading customer service among 1200+ world-class customers
  • Reinvent our business processes to drive new levels of productivity
  • Engage our supply base in new ways to maximize value creation


  • Embrace and exemplify our core values of:
  • Integrity, Trust, Character
  • Innovation, Action, Accountability
  • Team Oriented
  • Respect for Customer
  • Commitment to Family, Faith and Community


  • Intersect - Able to bring together the right resources for the right conversations at the right time with the right information to achieve the key strategic imperatives and distinctive goals that differentiate us from competitors.
  • Invent - Able to facilitate innovative conversations that generate a surplus of ideas/options and help cross-functional and diverse resources recommend or decide which ideas/options to pursue. Able to build business cases to prove whether an idea is worth pursuing.
  • Invest - Able to manage cross-functional projects with large scope, multi-generational schedule that span several quarters, and complex resource needs and dependencies. Lays out clear aggressive plans to deliver significant value.
  • Act - Able to rally others to get the job done.  Clearly and reliably can define WHO will do WHAT by WHEN
  • Adjust - Able to lead project debriefs that celebrate and institutionalize best practices and also drive high-leverage improvements that build sustainable capability
  • Technical – Clear evidence of setting strategy, analyzing business opportunities and proven project management (evidence of business results that required a team) and relationship skills (able to work with multiple disciplines in multiple industries).


  • Bachelor’s degree; Advanced degree or MBA is preferred 
  • Five or more years of military experience, preferably within project management, engineering, or analyst positions 


  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment with exceptional analytical and quantitative problem solving skills
  • Initiative taker, eager to break new ground, willingness to take personal risks - as seen through leadership roles and/or extracurricular activities
  • Proven record of high performance academically and professionally
  • Agility to learn quickly and adapt to support and implement new processes
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization


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