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DATA CENTER MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY

Company Acreaty Ghana...
Industry ICT
Category I.T.
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary Competitive
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Mar 04, 2019
Contact ...
 

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE
As Datacenter Manager, you will ensure the continuity of your datacenter operations in cross-functional collaboration with the teams that use this datacenter. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Server Management
  • Storage Management 
  • Network Management 

Manage datacenter team

  • Train, manage and supervise the technicians team
  • Assess and develop the skills of employees
  • Organize the sites business continuity (on-call workers, etc.)
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are respected in the datacenter
  • Make sure the teams work well together and communicate successfully

Manage the operational activities of the infrastructure

  • Manage the site and make sure it operates smoothly
  • Manage and coordinate datacenter operations
  • Ensure the datacenter infrastructure is kept active (electricity, cooling, measuring and monitoring technologies, security systems, optical fiber)
  • Manage the maintenance contracts for the datacenter (monitoring failures, error reports, ticket creation, overseeing contracts)
  • Coordinate interventions with external providers
  • Nurture and maintain a close relationship with providers
  • Oversee development and validate service compliance
  • Ensure documentation on DC operations is available
  • Carry out checks and maintenance within the deadlines set by the manufacturer or the development department (establish how often maintenance is carried out as necessary)
  • Ensure the hardware and infrastructure asset inventory is kept up to date
  • Organize risk management and prevention
  • Act as the operational manager of information security(ROSI) and make sure documentation is kept up to date (security files, procedures, etc.)
  • Perform audits in collaboration with the Quality team (27001/SOC/PCI DSS, etc.)

Contribute to the development and performance of the datacenter

  • Lead the datacenter steerco and develop strong coordination to achieve objectives in different areas (uptime, delivery, stocks, upgrade)
  • Monitor and facilitate the key performance indicators
  • Report monthly on the DC infrastructure
  • Set and manage the infrastructure budget
  • Perform administrative management for the site (invoices, temporary contracts, activity reports, etc.)
  • Work in partnership with the Project teams for datacenter extensions
  • Maintain optimal relationships with local authorities and ensure compliance with local regulations
  • Organize and carry out datacenter visits for customers
  • Make sure service levels are upheld and guarantee operational improvement
  • Ensure DC infrastructures and installations are of a high quality
  • Identify, process and manage problems that have an impact on the security, reliability or maintainability of infrastructures
  • Be a local force of continuous improvement by updating risk analysis and following action plans for correction and prevention
  • Participate in deploying prototypes and communicate with the R&D teams to improve the product
  • Help improve procedures and moderate the different suggestions from datacenter teams

Required Skills or Experience

Education
Masters / Bachelor’s degree in infrastructure management and maintenance or related Field.

Experience

  • Operational manager with 5 to 7 years of experience in a position of responsibility in an industrial environment
  • Skills in 
  • Server Management
  • Storage Management
  • Network Management

Required Skills

  • Very good knowledge of datacenter construction and infrastructures
  • Good knowledge of IT hardware, networks, and HVAC
  • Command of methods for continuous improvement and industrial performance
  • Knowledge of operations management tools (budget, reporting, etc.)
  • Project management skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Able to build and lead teams
  • Rigorous, analytical approach
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Must be approachable, hands-on, and available to employees
  • Sense of responsibility, a self-starter
  • Ability to develop relationships domestically and internationally
  • Ability to handle various situations maturely and with patience to ensure successful operations

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