It’s been just a few weeks since Google confirmed their plans to build a data center in Lenoir, N.C.
Well, they didn’t wait too long before starting their recruiting efforts, posting two job openings on the corporate web site.
Data Center Facilities Manager – North Carolina (link)
Google is looking for an experienced data center facilities manager to provide day-to-day oversight and management of a Google-operated data center facility. This individual will act as the interface between teams at Google headquarters, the local contractors and employees responsible for maintenance and operation of the facility (including electrical systems, mechanical systems, security contractors, janitorial services, and all other aspects of data center facility operation), and the Google team responsible for installation and operation of servers within the data center. This position will ensure the ongoing flawless operation of the data center, will ensure that facilities problems are identified and repaired quickly, will ensure that contractors are delivering quality services, and will make sure that all internal customer demands are being met. This individual will work to find creative ways to keep operational costs to a minimum and will work outside of the box with team members to improve efficiency and implement new data center strategies.
Data Center Facilities Technician – North Carolina (link)
Google seeks experienced facilities technicians to operate, monitor, and support data centers. Working under the direction of the Data Center Facilities Manager, Facilities Technicians interact with support teams at Google headquarters and with local contractors and vendors. Technicians must ensure that facilities problems are identified and repaired quickly, that contractors deliver quality services, and that internal customer demands are met. A good technician develops creative approaches to keep operational costs to a minimum, improve efficiency, and implement new strategies.
These positions require shift work that includes weekends and holidays.