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Data Center Delivery Architect At IBM

Date Posted: 18/Mar/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Job description
The Data Center Delivery Architect will:
1. Take responsibility to lead a client discussion regarding Business use of the IT to be positioned into the Data Center;
2. Understand the impacts of these business applications on the IT
3. Define the Facilities requirements for the IT Systems Availability defined by the business;
• Have a high level perspective of the Managed End Points systems within the facility and be able to isolate/segregate the systems while incorporating their linkages in a holistic, reliable facility;
• Be able to read MEP drawings, and understand the implications of the single line systems portrayed;
• Be able to lead with confidence the engineering team assigned to develop the detailed design engineered drawings and specifications;
• Understand the general procurement and construction administration aspects of constructing a new data center;
• Understanding the concepts around the software defined data center - as it related to physical implementations.
• Have a good command of English, and be able to write consulting reports, business analysis reports and financial packages;
• Execute within a Project under the direction of the IBM Project Manager, but be able to guide the IBM PM in the disciplines of the construction aspects of a DC Project;
• Support procurement and legal when requested;

• Handle all technical aspects of a variety of small, medium and large data center projects;
• Support evaluation effort and needs for design and construction team;
• Provide design and other technical analysis for data center construction procedures and disciplines;
• Supervise field explorations, provide design and construction monitoring and oversight;
• Manage multiple projects while providing technical contributions to multi-discipline teams to bring innovative solutions to civil, electrical, mechanical, fire safety, physical security and cabling problems;
• Monitor the scope, schedules, and budget of projects and interface with other disciplines as required;
• Possess good communication and interpersonal skills with clients, engineering teams and contractors.

• Civil and building works;
• Electrical; Formal Electrical engineering background a bonus; basic understanding required.
• Mechanical;
• Safety and security;
• Cabling;
• IT requirements and challenges;
• Time management;
• Negotiation;
• Decision making;
• Problem solving;
• Uptime Institute reliability rankings and how to apply them;
• Minimum of 5 years experience in data center engineering or construction
• English
Bachelor's Degree
At least 5 years experience in people management and mentoring
At least 5 years experience in calling the C-Level meetings
English: Fluent
Master's Degree in Social Sciences
At least 7 years experience in people management and mentoring
At least 7 years experience in calling the C-Level meetings

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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