Data Center Infrastructure Planning Manager, Planning, Implementation and Coordination Team

London, England, GBR logo

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Job summary
The Data Center Infrastructure Planning Manager will manage a team of program managers as part of the PIC Team (Planning, Implementation and Coordination). The mission of the team is to deliver network and server capacity on time with zero rework. The successful candidate will ensure the team solves for optimal power, space, cooling and cabling infrastructure solutions while interacting with key stakeholder teams. The successful candidate will manage escalations and determine prioritization of tasks for the team. They will be responsible for a growing a team and will oversee their development, growth and performance. They will have experience managing and mentoring people, tracking budgets, providing strategic direction and proposing technical solutions. They will create sustainable processes and standards; and drive automation opportunities to reduce delivery cycle times and to improve quality without impacting network availability.

Key job responsibilities
· Prioritize and assign tasks to team members
· Provide coaching and guidance for development of team members
· Provide oversight on project management best practices.
· Document and oversee adherence to team processes in alignment with the global team
· Manage inbound network and server capacity from forecast to landing on site
· Manage the installation of network and cabling infrastructure in a data center environment
· Guide, train and educate staff on the best practices related to all service owner issues
· Manage tasks and deliverables across small to large-size projects
· Recommend, document, and oversee policies and procedures to meet industry best practices and to meet required SLAs
· Provide weekly report to the wider management team on risks / issues / blockers to capacity projects
· Coordinate team resources to support project and delivery needs, to include emergent projects, change management and maintenance window support, and potential off-hours and on-call needs.
· Recruit and train program managers to ensure appropriate staffing levels
· Host weekly staff meetings
· Drive compliance to Amazon performance management requirements

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
· 3+ years of experience in a data center technology role
· 5+ years of experience in management/team lead function
· 3 + years of TCP/IP networking knowledge
· 3 + years of knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment

Preferred Qualifications

· 6+ years in a data center technology role
· Experience with building physical data center such as copper/fiber cabling
· Experience developing operational metrics to drive efficiencies
· Project Management Fundamentals
· Experience representing your team/technical area to senior management
· Experience in contributing to the definition and implementation of automation opportunities within an deployment/build environment
· Experience with lean methodologies and Six-Sigma or similar qualification
· Organizational and planning skills
· Broad understanding of infrastructure technologies installation and design
· Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment

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Job tags: TCP TCP/IP
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): Europe
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