NextEV is hiring a

Data Center Operations Manager

San Jose, United States

As a NEXTEV Data Center Manager in the IT/Digital Operations team, you will be responsible for building and managing the Data Center Co-Lo spaces and server rooms.
Responsibilities include evaluating Co-Lo and network providers, contract negotiations, project management of the build out, and implementing DCIM tools and processes for ongoing security and management of the sites.
Candidates should possess strong planning & organizational skills, ability to manage vendors and contracts, strong knowledge of DC technologies and understanding of network service provider connectivity options.
The position reports to the Director of Cloud Infrastructure
·       Contract and bid negotiation with Co-Lo and network service providers
·       DC layout design and technology selection
·       Project management of buildout
·       Hands-on rack/stack equipment, network wiring, power and console connectivity,
·       Implement best practices on DC management, security, and compliance.
·       Collaborate with IT personnel in other regions to facilitate knowledge sharing and best practice adoption globally.
·       10-15 years of experience in managing Data Centers
·       Solid understanding of WAN/LAN network technologies and cloud service provider (CSP) connectivity.
·       Self-starter, able to juggle multiple priorities and projects
·       Team player with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload.
·       Strong understanding of DCIM technologies and implementation practices
·       Knowledgeable in standard ITL practices (Incident, Problem, Change, etc..)
·       Strong documentation and communication skills
·       Some business travel may be required