Technical Operations Manager, Technical Infrastructure


Doha, Qatar

Ref: SP068-1449

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


- Support the site selection process.
- Perform operational assessment and risk analysis of third-party colocation sites.
- Own colocation sites facility operation within an area/region, with full accountability for this area tactically and strategically.
- Keep main stakeholders informed about current work and discuss strategic decisions and directions with them.
- Contribute to focus area strategy and setting strategy for smaller local groups.


Minimum qualifications:

- Associate's degree, trade school certification, or other certified training in a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
- Candidates will typically have 7 years of Mechanical/HVAC experience in an industrial or commercial environment.
- Ability to lift and move 50 lbs of equipment, and work on platforms, ladders, and under raised floors.
- Ability to work non-standard hours and work rotations/shifts.

Preferred qualifications:

- Typically have 4 years of experience in a HVAC, electrical, controls, water chemistry, generators, mechanical, or similar technical domain.
- Experience working in data center environments, including building and operating infrastructure.
- Experience in critical facility operation management.
- Ability to perform operational assessment and risk analysis of third-party sites.
- Ability to forecast resource requirements in a data-driven way.
- Ability to forecast resource requirements in a data-driven approach.

About the job
The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and HVAC systems in the world. Facility Technicians at Google data centers operate, monitor and support physical facilities conditions. Some duties will include heating and cooling of air and water, power supply, generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution and control and monitoring systems. You regularly help inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components). You'll provide daily assistance to senior technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order.

You will develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data center efficiency. You ensure that environmental and safety standards are consistently met, identifying problems and making repairs quickly In emergency situations or abnormal conditions, you manage data center performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures.

As a Data Center Technical Operations Manager, you will partner with the Google Data Center Engineering team, hardware operations, network infrastructure, and third-party data center extended workforce.

In this role, you will be the advocate of the operations organization, and will be responsible to ensure operability, maintainability, and reliability are critical criteria for Google assets.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

About the Company

Since our founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. Starting from two computer science students in a university dorm room, we now have thousands of employees and offices around the world. These Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe.

It starts with how we work together. We’re building a company where people of different views, backgrounds and experiences can do their best work and show up for one another. A place where every Googler feels like they belong.

So whether you develop new technology or creative campaigns, craft beautiful products or breakthrough partnerships, your work here is a chance to accomplish things that matter. Bring your insight, imagination, and healthy disregard for the impossible. Bring everything that makes you unique. Together, we can build for everyone.

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