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Data Centre & Facilities Team Lead

Data Centre & Facilities Team Lead | Telecomms | Gibraltar | Office based / Hybrid (relocation available)

Data Centre & Facilities Team Lead required for a leading telecoms company in Gibraltar to oversee the operation, maintenance, and security of our data centres and facilities.

The Data Centre & Facilities Team Lead will be responsible for managing all aspects of our data centres and facilities infrastructure to ensure uninterrupted service delivery and optimal performance.

This role requires a strong technical background, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to manage a team effectively.

The ideal candidate will have experience in data centre management, facilities maintenance, best practices, and industry standards.

What's on offer to you?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Pension scheme

  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement

  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment

  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and industry trends

  • Health and wellness programs

What You Will Be Doing

Data Centre Management:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of data centres, ensuring all equipment is functioning correctly and efficiently

  • Perform routine checks, periodic maintenance and troubleshooting of data centre infrastructure, covering all power, cooling, and security subsystems

  • Monitor environmental conditions within data centres to ensure optimal operating conditions are maintained

  • Design an in-DC catalogue of both external and internal services, and a set of procedures and protocols to manage the life-cycle of those.

    Ultimately, build a customer portal to increase the operational efficiency and customer experience

  • Design, implement and enforce a commercially oriented operational model, ensuring a secure customer access to the facilities on a 24/7 schema

  • Develop and maintain documentation for data centre security and operational policies, assets and services inventory, and core DC technical infrastructure designs and configurations

Facilities Management:

  • Manage the maintenance and upkeep of company facilities, including office spaces, equipment rooms, and utility systems

  • Coordinate with vendors and contractors to schedule and oversee facility repairs, upgrades, and renovations

  • Ensure compliance with building codes, safety regulations, and environmental standards

  • Implement energy-efficient practices to reduce operating costs and environmental impact

  • Develop and maintain emergency response plans for facilities, including fire drills and evacuation procedures

Security and Compliance:

  • Implement and enforce security policies and procedures to protect data centre assets from physical and cyber threats

  • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and develop mitigation strategies

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, such as ISO 27001, as applicable to data centre operations

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and motivate a team of data centre technicians and support staff, providing guidance, training, and performance feedback

What You Will Need to Succeed in This Role

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Facilities Management, or related field

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in data centre management, facilities maintenance, or a similar role

  • Strong technical knowledge of data centre infrastructure, including servers, networking, cooling systems, and power distribution

  • Experience with facility management software and tools for monitoring and maintenance

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members

  • Proven track record of successfully managing projects from conception to completion

  • Knowledge of industry best practices, standards, and regulations related to data centre operations and facilities management

Keywords: Data Centre & Facilities Team Lead | Gibraltar

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Location: Gibraltar
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Telecoms
  • Recruiter: SRGEurope
  • Contact: Robert Ally
  • Tel: 0035020069999
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-05-02 10:46:15 -

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