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Manager of Data Center Operations (Overnight Shift) - Santa Clara, CA

Company: CoreSite
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:


As a leader in CoreSite's Operations team, the Manager - Data Center Operations is responsible for all operational aspects and uptime of the data center. The manager is responsible for providing Field level technical expertise and program management for the maintenance and operation of the electrical, mechanical, fire life safety, security, and communications infrastructure as well as any applicable base building support systems. All Data Center Operations staff reports through the Manager - Data Center Operations.

Please note that this opening is specifically for our Overnight Shift which requires the ability to regularly work from 10:00 pm to 7:30 am PST.

Expert understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including, but not limited to the following: electrical distribution and layout, Transformers, PLC's, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, STS', ATS' PDU's, Chilled Water Systems, CRAC/CRAH's, Pre-Action Sprinkler Systems
Expert knowledge of fiber optics / cabling infrastructure and industry best practices.
Expert knowledge in industrial safety best practices (i.e. lockout/tag out, arc flash protection, OSHA and state regulations)
Expert knowledge and experienced with data trending / tracking and analysis and ability to rapidly learn and use PC based, integrated critical monitoring systems
Expert knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, and NEC.
Expert knowledge of energy efficiency best practices.
Strong background in Electrical, Mechanical, Protection, and controls systems commissioning.
Expert knowledge in physical security and security systems.
Proven knowledge of tenant contracts.
Minimum of 7-10 years of experience installing, maintaining, and/or troubleshooting large commercial and industrial systems.
Experienced people manager across multiple disciplines.
Expert vendor management skills including service contract management.
Experienced project management skills, including budgeting, time tracking, schedule creation, scope development, contract management
Excellent skills in facility budgeting and forecasting.
Experienced vendor and contact manager.
Experienced in the design, construction, and commissioning of critical systems and buildings.

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent time in rate.
10+ years of relevant experience in the operation, design, troubleshooting, and maintenance of critical infrastructure facilities with Data Centers and Hospitals being preferred.
3-5 years of experience in administering and managing facility preventative maintenance programs and budgets.
3-5 years of experience in technical procedure and policy writing.
3-5 years of experience in people management.
1-3 years of project management experience.
1-3 years of experience in commissioning of electrical and mechanical infrastructure.

Physical Demands And Special Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to stand 1/3 - 2/3 of the time
Ability to walk 1/3 - 2/3 of the time
Ability to sit 1/3 - 2/3 of the time
Ability to climb and balance 1/3 - 2/3 of the time
Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl 1/3 - 2/3 of the time
Ability to reach with hands & arms 1/3 - 2/3 of the time
Ability to smell, talk & hear
Ability to use hands to type, handle & feel
Ability to reach with hands and arms
Ability to see at close and distance ranges and the ability to see color
Must be comfortable working in a high stress, fast paced environment with shifting priorities
Must be willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends, late nights, holidays, and on-call support
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds 1/3 of the time


Compensation for this role includes a base salary between $99,595 and $124,495 annually. This role is also eligible for an annual bonus and equity, based on individual and company performance.


Not only does CoreSite have a fun, team-focused work environment, but we also offer great benefits!
Medical and Vision coverage through Cigna Heath Care
Telemedicine through MDLive
Dental Insurance through Delta Dental
Life Insurance and Short-Term & Long-term Disability Insurance fully paid by the company
Voluntary coverage benefits for Life and AD&D, Critical Illness, Accident Coverage, and Hospital Indemnity
Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plans and Health Saving Account (HSA) Plans
401(k) retirement savings plan with a generous company contribution
Discretionary Annual Bonus and Equity Incentive Plan
15 days of Flextime
11 paid Company Holidays and Floating Holidays
School Visitation and Elder Care Paid Time
Parental Leave
Free parking or a company contribution toward a public transit pass

Applicant Privacy Notice : CoreSite is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information submitted by applicants. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires us to provide you information about our personal information handling practices. As a result, we're providing this Privacy Notice that describes how we collect, use, share, and update personal information from individuals who wish to be considered for employment with CoreSite. To read the Applicant Privacy Notice, please go to

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