QTS

DCIM Engineer/ Building Automation Control - Data Center

US-TX-Irving
Job ID
2017-2059
Category
Data Center Operations and Facilities

OVERVIEW

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.

 

The Data Center Infrastructure Management Engineer (DCIM)/Building Automation Control Technician is responsible for the management and administration of the following systems: Building Management Systems (BMS), Electrical Power Monitoring ystems (EPMS), Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition systems (SCADA), and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) systems (hereon referred collectively as DCIM Systems).

 

Primary responsibilities include oversight of installation, configuration, implementation, integration and commissioning of DCIM Systems hardware and software products.  The successful candidate must be able to take initial direction from the DCIM Architect and Dallas/Fort Woth Site Director and then use their technical and management skills to implement, manage, and administer DCIM Systems at multiple sites.

 

This role will involved responsibility and travel to other QTS Data Centers.  The position will reside in our Irving, TX location with travel to Fort Worth and other regional sites in Phoenix, AZ, Santa Clara, CA and Sacramento, CA.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

 

  • Ensure DCIM Systems are operating as designed to protect the data center, capture power usage, calculate available capacity, and provide meaningful, timely alarms, notifications, and reports to end users.
  • Configuration of DCIM Systems applications in support of new data center deployments, new data requirements, and data center retrofits.
  • Prepare and maintain DCIM Systems support documentation, test plans, and change management records.
  • Implement corporate policies procedures, and standards to maximize the performance of systems, applications, and networks.
  • Maintain positive relationships and communication with staff, management, and customers.
  • Administer the QTS power provisioning, incident management, and reporting processes for site.
  • Coordinate field work as required including any necessary contractor supervision.
  • Work quickly and independently - applying analytical, troubleshooting, and organizational skills– to support day-to-day operations.
  • Work closely with co-workers, maintenance personnel, project managers, building managers, engineers, and contractors on site-specific projects.
  • Participate in on-call duty; to include providing off-hour emergency support as needed.
  • Lead maintenance and modification of controls on equipment to facilitate more efficient operation.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel to other Quality Technology Services facilities may be required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Five or more years of experience with critical monitoring and control systems and support for critical facilities.  Working knowledge of BMS and/or EPMS.
  • Excellent coordination skills between multiple stakeholders, third-party contractors, consultants and cliental.
  • In-depth experience with HVAC systems and the application of BMS to these systems.
  • Familiarity with central chilled water plant systems, Computer Room Air Handling (CRAH) Units and facility operations.
  • Familiarity with power distribution systems in a data center environment or similar critical systems environment.
  • Working knowledge of various BMS’s and EPMS’s such as WonderWare, PowerLogic, Andover Continuum, Automated Logic etc.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preferred degree in BSEE, BSME or other related comparable experience

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