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Data Center Manager

Acreaty Ghana Limited

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

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Masters / Bachelors 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

Contact address

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 5 - 10 Years
    • Management
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • info@acreaty.com , cvs@acreaty.com.gh , pooja@acreaty.com.gh, rayford@acreaty.com.gh
    • 4-March-2019
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