Information Technology

Data Center Engineer

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This is a hybrid role that is responsible for supporting Data Center Operations in Sterling and Ashburn, VA. We are looking for candidates who are local the the DC Metro Area.


Expectations and Tasks:

  • As the Data Center Engineer you are responsible for...
    • Helping to manage the Sterling/Ashburn Data Centers for all Build and Support topics
    • Guide technicians on all functional topics for build and support activities
    • Effectively operate a co-location space and work with the provider on infrastructure topics
    • Responsible for the Asset Information Quality and Integrity
    • Data Center Infrastructure Availability ata Center Security operations and Audit support
    • Guide local 7x24 HW support model
    • Support of Global Reporting and Transparency for Sterling/Ashburn Data Centers
    • Quality mindset approach to all activities


Experience and Education:

  • 5+ years experience in Data Center Environments
  • Familiar with complex, functional and multi-matrix organizations
  • Bachelor degree or higher in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Information Management, Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics or equivalent degree.
  • Your strengths are: 
    • Good indirect management skills
    • Dealing constructively and establishing trust relationship with customers and teammates
    • Communicating easily in a multicultural environment
    • Analytical thinking
    • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken


Global Cloud Services is the shared service unit providing the basic infrastructure services to all other units within SAP: network, datacenter, storage and backup, server management, license management and supplier coordination. 

Data Center Management currently has a great opportunity for an IT Technology Data Center Engineer.
The Data Center Management organization is an international team with the responsibility for the management and standardization of all activities within the SAP Data Centers either owned or rented.
Together with colleagues in locations worldwide, we are working with innovative technologies and permanently looking for new and innovative technologies, ideas, processes and improvements.
You are reporting to the Manager of Americas Data Center Management. 


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 340131  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  340131
Posted Date:  Jun 4, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Reston, VA, US, 20191

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