Information Technology Services
80372 Requisition #
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Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline. Ten years of relevant work experience or a combination of those attributes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated breadth of understanding of electrical and mechanical systems found in a data center environment such as: Power distribution systems, UPS, Variable Frequency Drives, Generators, Air Handlers, Chillers, PLC’s, Etc.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with engineering software related to assignment, specifically Building Control and Monitoring Systems
  • Deep technical knowledge in area of expertise
  • Understanding of the basics of high performance computing and associated networking features and functions.
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and typical office productivity software
  • Ability to identify and mitigate potential project risk components
Certifications and Licenses:
  • Data center operation certification is highly desired.
Physical Requirements
  • Occasionally sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh from 11 to 40 pounds,
  • Frequently kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job

Working Conditions
  • Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
  • Requires after hours and weekend work on occasion for maintenance and/or project related activities.
  • May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
  • May work at heights 4 - 10 ft.
Work Standards
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues, clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, https://adminguide.stanford.edu/.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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