SAP Facilities Specialist - ElectroMechanical Job in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Requisition ID: 188394
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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As part of Global Finance, Global Facility Management (GFM) is SAP's Facility -infrastructure provider and is responsible for running SAP’s buildings and real estate including operations of state of the art data center infrastructure (cooling, power, automation, monitoring, fire protection) around the globe. Within GFM, the Data Center Services (DCS) unit acts in a shared services mode for internal IT and business customers across all SAP Board Areas, providing Data Center Facilities to SAP systems for a wide range of development, training, demo and business purposes.
The Data Center Service Specialist will work within SAP’s Data Center Services team in the US.
The responsibilities for this position may include support, monitoring, administration and coordination of externals to do the same on some or all the following systems and infrastructures:
Electrical & HVAC infrastructure of a state-of-the-art Data Center
Monitoring systems and Building Automation Tools
Security, Fire Control and Water leak detection systems
Physical data center floor layout (design, implementation and ongoing support)
Data wiring networks support to IT (fiber &cable) as far as GFM is affected
Custom equipment rack and hot/cold containment planning and operations
The responsibilities for this position also include:
Lead the electrical infrastructure that supports the critical operations
Operations and support of electrical sub-stations, single ended, Main-Tie-Tie-Main, and Main-Tie-Main
Operations and support of the electrical EPMS system and HMI interfaces which support the electrical infrastructure, emergency generator farm, and fuel plant. Maintain circuit inventory, and capacity and utilization reports for critical electrical systems.
Operations and support of mechanical chiller plant, cooling towers, VFD’s, modulating and two position actuators, and thorough understanding of the plate and frame heat exchangers to maximize lowest possible PUE, and plant isolation during multiple failures to maintain critical loads
Operations and support of the fuel plant, including understanding of multi-tier loads (boilers and secondary buildings), and isolation supporting critical load only.
In depth experience in running critical infrastructure using Tridium for BMS operations
In depth experience in running critical infrastructure using Alerton for backend operations.
Coordination of infrastructure maintenance activities with external partners and suppliers, in depth experience managing multiple vendors to support 7x24 Six Sigma Data Center Operations.
On-call duty for all Data Center infrastructure issues for the assigned Data Centers
Local interface to all external vendors providing On-demand Data Center services
Asset Management for GFM assets (electronic inventory management), and replacement schedules.
Monitor problem ticket queue and respond to Service Requests in GFM area
Support operations at secondary data centers as directed
Work in a team with the global GFM expert team to ensure roll out and maintaining of global standards and processes
Maintain and update various internal tools for reporting and monitoring
The successful candidate would demonstrate:
Organizational and analytical skills in a high availability infrastructure environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to work independently and with others in an effective and professional manner
Ability to communicate and work in a multi-cultural, global environment
Great teamwork and customer support spirit
Highest focus on customer satisfaction and “always-on” environments
Must be adaptable to dynamic requirements and quickly changing demands
Advanced knowledge of HVAC and mechanical infrastructure needed in a DC and Advanced knowledge of electrical systems for DCs (UPS, PDUs, Generators, Static Transfer Switches, Automatic Transfer Switches, VFD’s, Sub-Stations)
Advanced knowledge of Fire detection and suppression systems including nitrogen systems with over a dozen pre-action zones
Advanced knowledge of electrical/mechanical principles, demonstrate practical knowledge of such.
Advanced knowledge of Facilities Management of critical 7x24 facilities supporting Six Sigma Uptime
Advanced knowledge of infrastructure monitoring systems and controls (Tridium, Alerton, WebCTRL, EPMS)
Ability to organize work and complete tasks independently and remotely
Ability to schedule and facilitate multi-team conference calls and meetings also in international context
Anility to record meeting minutes and issue timely status reports
Ability to explain the infrastructure also to customers or/and business people
Controlled temperature & humidity environment
Outside during winter and summer months independent of weather conditions
Highly security controlled environment with restrictive security profiles
24/7 operations round year
Specific Physical Requirements
Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted
Full range of motion to reach inside infrastructure cabinets and work under raised floor
Ability to handle common tools (screwdriver, wrench, etc)
Ability to travel by air to global SAP locations, including Germany (less than 5% travel)
Ability to work on ladders; climb vertical manways and at heights and on rooftops
Ability to work at times in stressful situations with complex systems
Experience and Education Requirements
BA/BS degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial controls or the equivalent in work experience
Minimum of 8 year’s experience in Data Center Infrastructures or Facilities Management
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