Data Centre Consultant

Brilliant Job Opportunity in an Investment Bank!
Your new company
The company is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Your new role
Enterprise Data Center (EDC) is a global organization responsible for the Firm’s enterprise data center portfolio. EDC is accountable for the provisioning and management of data centers from initial requirements and construction through rack/stack of technology equipment and asset life cycle management.

We are looking for an EDC project resource who would be based in our HK Datacenter to support the new Datacenter buildout in Singapore.

Detailed Job Description as below:
Responsible for overall project coordination with MS internal teams, MS contractors, etc. meeting project deliverable milestone.
  1. Gather hardware requirements BOM (model, delivery dates etc.) from various IT teams.
  2. Build up rack matrix / elevations based on the requirement from different silos.
  3. Co-ordinate with the Datacenter vendors for the buildout of the DC space with respect to the Racks, Cabling installation.
  4. Centralize all installation requests for different IT Teams. Raising Change Management request.
  5. Work closely with different IT third party vendors for equipment delivery. Raise access request to service providers.
  6. Physical rack and stacking of IT equipment (e.g. power connections, patching, iLO configuration) handover to different IT silos.
  7. Knowledge on cabling, Panduit products
  8. Update equipment inventory management system and rack elevations.
  9. Coordinate and escort Telco carrier vendors for circuit installations. Witness testing.
  10. Coordinate and supervise installation of MS cabling contractor, witness any cabling testing onsite testing
  11. Prepare defect lists for different MS contractors and Service providers installation.
  12. Centralize all decommission requests for different IT silos. Raising change management request.
  13. Work with disposal vendors on equipment disposal, HDD degaussing and update store room inventory records
  14. Provide weekly reporting on project construction status to regional EDC team.

What you'll need to succeed
Job Level Specific Duties
  • Able to work in Shifts
  • Monitor the Service Now Queue and accept the tickets
  • Update Inventory management systems
  • Update respective tools to support the operations
  • Perform user acceptance testing of any new tools

  • Language: Fluent in English
  • Experience/Knowledge:
    • Data center related work experience
    • Good understanding of server installation procedure
    • Good understanding of data center infrastructure and its resiliency design (UPS, Generator, CRAC, cabling, containment routes, etc). CDCP is a plus
    • Hardware: (not limited to)
      • HP ProLiant DL and ML (standalone server), SL and BL (Blade)
      • Dell Rack servers
      • IBM BladeCenter E Chassis, x86 Blade, Tape Library
      • Cisco 65xx, 37xx, 45xx
      • Avaya PBX
      • Brocade SAN director and/or switches
      • Cable (UTP/fiber) patchings and testing technique
      • Working in a fast paced, dynamic environment and can work under pressure
      • Project Management is a plus, such as PMP
      • Excellent Communication skills
  • Solid analytical, problem solving, negotiation and communication skills
  • Solid organizing and planning skills, with ability to support multiple projects and multiple end-user communities simultaneously
  • Solid experience with Excel

What you'll get in return
• The opportunity to work in a leading investment bank
• The opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals
• The career development opportunities working in a fast-paced environment

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Technology & Internet Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Raven Bassi, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Singapore
#27-20 UOB Plaza 2, 80 Raffles Place

Telephone: +60376118600

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