Opportunities in the Upfront Portfolio


Data Center Technical Design Director EMEA



IT, Design
Slough, UK · United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Are you a visionary leader with a passion for data center design? We are seeking a Data Center Technical Design Director t o spearhead the strategic vision, design, and implementation of our cutting-edge data center projects. Join us to drive innovation and ensure our data centers are at the forefront of efficiency, reliability, and scalability.

Your role in our mission

  • Develop and implement a data center design strategy by creating an innovative plan that supports the company's long-term goals and incorporates current industry trends.

  • Lead and mentor a team of engineers and architect fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

  • Ensure alignment of data center projects with business objectives, collaborating with senior leadership to integrate data center strategies seamlessly into broader business goals.

  • Direct the creation and maintenance of high-quality design standards, ensuring adherence to best practices and regulatory requirements.

  • Overseeing all phases of project management, from planning and execution to completion, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Lead the adoption and integration of innovative technologies to enhance data center performance and efficiency.

  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with key vendors, negotiating contracts and managing performance to ensure the highest quality outcomes.

  • Ensure quality control and promote continuous improvement. Implementing rigorous quality assurance processes and lead initiatives to continually optimize data center operations.

Valued skills and experience

  • Be university educated with a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; Master's degree preferred.

  • Extensive experience in data center design and infrastructure, with proven leadership in technical teams and large projects.

  • Deep knowledge of power distribution, cooling systems, and network infrastructure.

  • Proficiency in design software such as AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Strong leadership and team management abilities with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to thrive under pressure and manage multiple priorities effectively.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.

  • Certifications such as Certified Data Center Design Professional (CDCDP) and Project Management Professional (PMP) are desirable.

Discover what we offer

  • Discover Limitless Possibilities: Embark on an exciting journey with Iron Mountain, a global organization that embraces transformation and innovation.

  • Empowering Inclusion: Join a supportive environment where everyone's voice is heard, opinions are valued, and feedback is encouraged, fostering an atmosphere of inclusion and belonging

  • Global Connectivity: Connect with 26,000+ talented individuals from 59 countries, opening doors to diverse cultures and fostering global learning opportunities

  • Championing Individuality: Be part of a winning team that celebrates diversity and encourages individual differences to drive greatness.

  • Competitive Total Rewards: supporting your career at Iron Mountain, family, personal wellness, and wellbeing. (Local benefits may vary based on country-specific policies.)

  • Embrace Flexibility: Experience the freedom of remote/hybrid work, enabling a harmonious work-life balance (dependent on role).

  • Unleash Your Potential: Access abundant opportunities for personal and professional growth, preparing you for a digitalized future.

  • Valuing Every Contribution: Join a workplace that actively encourages and supports all talents, recognizing the unique impact of each individual.

  • Pioneering Sustainability: Contribute to our vision of fostering a sustainable and thriving workforce, leaving an enduring legacy for generations to come

Category: Real Estate & Facilities

Iron Mountain is a global leader in storage and information management services trusted by more than 225,000 organizations in 60 countries. We safeguard billions of our customers’ assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and invaluable cultural and historic artifacts. Take a look at our history here .

Iron Mountain helps lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable digital and sustainable solutions, whether in information management, digital transformation, secure storage and destruction, data center operations, cloud services, or art storage and logistics. Please see our Values and Code of Ethics for a look at our principles and aspirations in elevating the power of our work together.

Requisition: J0075649