The successful candidate will join a motivated service delivery team with the goal to maximize datacenter Mechanical, Electrical, and Plant/Plumbing (MEP) availability and reliability. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to collaborate with other Data Center operations team members, numerous UI service groups and a wide array of datacenter service vendors in support and operation of ITS enterprise datacenters. An important dimension of this position includes leading and collaborating on enterprise infrastructure projects and initiatives such as standby power and cooling repairs, refresh, and/or enhancements.
This Professional & Scientific full-time position will be filled as a Data Center Engineer (PWC3).
The position requires occasional off-hours work and will participate in a team after hours on call rotation. The person in this position will be expected to work on-site, however, ITS Enterprise Infrastructure values work life balance and strives to provide flexible work options where possible.
This employer will not sponsor applicants for this posted position under the following work visas: H1B, H1B1 Chile/Singapore, or O1A.
A Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Experience (typically 3-5 years) managing enterprise datacenters or comparable facilities. Must have the ability to utilize tools and techniques for anticipating, recognizing and resolving technical (mechanical, electrical, systems or operational) problems.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse technical and non-technical individuals
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within given time frames
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse technical environment
A strong customer service orientation and enthusiasm for the application of technology across a broad range of disciplines.
Basic knowledge of change and configuration management practices.
Working knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS) for both mechanical and electrical systems management and control.
Working knowledge of physical security concepts and practices.
Experience in evaluating vendor options.
Basic knowledge responding to local, state and national IT audits
Basic knowledge of racking computer systems and provisioning/de-provisioning associated Mechanical, Electrical, and Plant (MEP) in datacenters.
Basic knowledge of budgeting/financial concepts.
All interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. P&S positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education verification. For questions or additional information, please contact Kim Kuebrich Yordi at email@example.com. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential verification. Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.