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Frankfurt, DE, 60489

Date:  07-Mar-2023
Category:  Data Center Operations

Mechanical Engineering Team Lead (m/f/d)

As our Mechanical Team Lead - Mechanical will be based in Frankfurt am Main and will lead the DACH engineering team in the construction, commissioning, witnessing, and testing, management and operation of their mechanical and refrigeration infrastructures. You will compile and report regularly and consistently on the condition and efficiency of the EMEA mechanical and refrigeration systems and identify opportunities for improvement and energy efficiency. 


Your responsibilities 

  • Lead the Central Engineering DACH mechanical team in defining and implementing the NTT GDC EMEA Tech-Ops standards to ensure the DACH mechanical infrastructures are effectively operated, maintained and optimised by the regional OPS teams
  • Keep up to date with data center developments in terms of new technology in close co-operation with our suppliers and maintenance providers
  • Lead the regional team in creating energy business cases for infrastructure change  
  • Carry out regular tours of the regional facilities to inspect local conformance to NTT GDC EMEA policies and best practice. Carry out ad-hoc inspection of the mechanical & cooling infrastructure to make sure that its condition is being kept in a satisfactory and optimised condition to ensure all statutory rules are being followed
  • Development of mechanical / cooling designs & strategies for new builds and in life projects
  • Lead, develop and deliver training sessions to site teams so that they can better understand site systems SLA’s modes of operation of all mechanical equipment on site 
  • Lead the team and develop realistic plans, set goals, align plans with NTT GDC EMEA Tech-Ops objectives and coordinate with others team members
  • Feed into the NTT Central Engineering Monthly and Quarterly reports delivered to the business to demonstrate where we are with projects and team activities

Your profile

  • Experience working in mission critical mechanical environments within a large company, IT/Telecoms industry preferred.
  • Experience in data centres or a similar environments is considered a significant advantage though not essential
  • Subject matter experts understanding of mechanical systems technology, operations and maintenance
  • Experience of working in a European multi-cultural environment
  • Awareness of Root Cause Analysis management frameworks highly desirable
  • Recognised European Health and Safety Qualification highly desirable
  • Fluent German and English, both written and verbal required
  • Have the ability to break down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts appropriate and escalate when required with strong input and guidance around options / recommendations
  • Outstanding relationship-builder and communicator, both internally and externally

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 900 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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