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Regional Manager of Engineering

Regional Manager of Engineering

Location: Chicago,IL     Department: Engineering

Job Number: VD-12112

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Purpose of Position:

  • Design and manage all critical infrastructure components including power, cooling, security and fire systems by performing the following duties:


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serve in management role when Supervisor is unavailable
  • Major project planning/budgeting
  • Capacity planning/budgeting
  • Infrastructure upgrade planning/budgeting
  • Administration of environmental monitoring, control systems and networks
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Infrastructure-related cost management
  • Energy efficiency/conservation research
  • Research, evaluate and implement new data center technologies
  • Advanced co-location customer planning, implementation and support
  • Design, review and maintain security policies as well as access control and surveillance systems
  • Implement policies and procedures adhering to data center best practices
  • Management of infrastructure-related change control
  • Response to service-impacting events/emergencies relating to critical infrastructure
  • 24 x 7 x 365 on-call availability for Tier 2 and 3 environmental escalations
  • Preventative maintenance management
  • Generation of evaluations, proposals, reporting surrounding infrastructure performance for executive management


Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine walkthroughs of facility to ensure everything is operating properly
  • Ensure that all security related forms/documentation are accurately completed
  • Train all new employees regarding critical infrastructure and operations policies and procedures
  • Train Operations personnel in advanced electrical and mechanical topics
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Leadership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Flexible and adapts well to a constantly changing environment


Education and/or Experience:

  • 5+ years working in a data center environment
  • 3+ years managing projects with significant capital expenditures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering field preferred


Working Conditions

  • Most work is done in an area where normal office noise is present.

Zayo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Zayo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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