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Data Center Delivery Architect Job at IBM Nigeria
« on: Mar 17, 2014, 05:31 PM »
Job Title: Data Center Delivery Architect

Employer: International Business Machines (IBM)

Job ID: GTS-0645934

Job type: Full-time Regular

Work country: Nigeria

Position type: Professional

Work city: – Any

Travel: 25% travel annually

Job area: IT & Telecommunications (non consulting)

Business group: Global Technology Services

Job category: Architect

Business unit: TSS

Job role: Application Architect

Job role skillset: General

Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only: No      

Job description:

The Data Center Delivery Architect will:

1. Take responsibility to lead a client discussion regarding Business use of the IT to be positioned into the Data Center;

2. Understand the impacts of these business applications on the IT

3. Define the Facilities requirements for the IT Systems Availability defined by the business; • Have a high level perspective of the Managed End Points systems within the facility and be able to isolate/segregate the systems while incorporating their linkages in a holistic, reliable facility; • Be able to read MEP drawings, and understand the implications of the single line systems portrayed; • Be able to lead with confidence the engineering team assigned to develop the detailed design engineered drawings and specifications; • Understand the general procurement and construction administration aspects of constructing a new data center; • Understanding the concepts around the software defined data center – as it related to physical implementations. • Have a good command of English, and be able to write consulting reports, business analysis reports and financial packages; • Execute within a Project under the direction of the IBM Project Manager, but be able to guide the IBM PM in the disciplines of the construction aspects of a DC Project; • Support procurement and legal when requested;


• Handle all technical aspects of a variety of small, medium and large data center projects;

• Support evaluation effort and needs for design and construction team;

• Provide design and other technical analysis for data center construction procedures and disciplines;

• Supervise field explorations, provide design and construction monitoring and oversight;

• Manage multiple projects while providing technical contributions to multi-discipline teams to bring innovative solutions to civil, electrical, mechanical, fire safety, physical security and cabling problems;

• Monitor the scope, schedules, and budget of projects and interface with other disciplines as required;

• Possess good communication and interpersonal skills with clients, engineering teams and contractors.


• Civil and building works;

• Electrical; Formal Electrical engineering background a bonus; basic understanding required.

• Mechanical;

• Safety and security;

• Cabling;

• IT requirements and challenges;

• Time management;

• Negotiation;

• Decision making;

• Problem solving;

• Uptime Institute reliability rankings and how to apply them;

• Minimum of 5 years experience in data center engineering or construction

• English


•   Bachelor’s Degree

•   At least 5 years experience in people management and mentoring

•   At least 5 years experience in calling the C-Level meetings

•   English: Fluent


•   Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

•   At least 7 years experience in people management and mentoring

•   At least 7 years experience in calling the C-Level meetings

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Data Center Delivery Architect Job at IBM Nigeria
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