Data Center Technician

at  Digital Realty

Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany -

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Immediate03 May, 2024Not Specified04 Feb, 20242 year(s) or aboveGood communication skillsNoNo
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  • 2+ years of practical experience in an electrical or industrial environment
  • Expertise in operating, maintaining, and repairing electrical or mechanical systems, refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Basic knowledge of coordinating subcontractors and customer interfaces
  • Understanding of passive data networks
  • Ideally, experience in data centers or similar critical or high availability infrastructure is desirable
  • Experience in dealing with customers
  • Fluent in German and advanced level in English
  • Following soft skills are relevant for the role:
  • Self-management, ability to manage multiple tasks, pro-active
  • Stress resilience, ability to prioritize
  • Ability to evaluate risk and solve complex problems
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal skills


Digital Realty is the leading provider of carrier and cloud neutral data centre services by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 28 countries on 6 continents. We’ve 3,500+ colleagues around the world who work together, come up with life-changing solutions and create connections that matter every day.


As a Data Center Technician working on one of our Data Center Sites based in Düsseldorf, you will provide engineering support for monitoring, planned servicing and corrective maintenance on a range of critical data center infrastructure and associated equipment. You will manage routine plant inspections, act as a first-line response and ensure that all work is done in line with relevant regulations and our own processes and procedures. Conduct vendor management and act to maximize uptime/SLA (Service Level Agreement) and improve PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness). Within this function, you are acting with external and internal stakeholders such as Service Planning, Security, 3rd party suppliers and our customers.


Min:2.0Max:7.0 year(s)

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Düsseldorf, Germany