Senior Physical Infrastructure Consultant, Data Centres (London)

 
 

 
 

PTS Consulting is looking to recruit a Senior Physical Infrastructure Consultant to join our growing Data Centre team. The role involves working as part of a multi-skilled team, providing leadership and support to PTS Consultants for a hyper-scale Data Centre portfolio of projects.

The ideal candidate will provide professional services throughout all stages of a project, from the strategy and design phases to the implementation phase. You will be representing PTS in a professional manner at all times and will need to exercise good communication skills at all levels with the Client and when representing the Client.

You’ll be part of a team driving continuous innovation in the delivery of our project portfolio and the global standardisation of the services into other PTS offices located around the world.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Physical Infrastructure Consultant, you will be required to:

  • Provide technical consultancy to PTS project teams for hyperscale Data Centre environments

  • Assist other Physical Infrastructure Consultants with the development of Client strategies to support the portfolio

  • Be responsible for the management and delivery of your own and the team’s deliverables

  • Develop documents and reports in a clear, concise manner according to the recognised PTS formats

  • Assist with the development of Technical Specifications for Physical Infrastructure products

  • Gain a detailed understanding of the various Physical Infrastructure products and services relevant to the hyperscale Data Centre sector

  • Provide project status updates as required

  • Adopt PTS Project Methodology as required in the development of Project Documentation

  • Ensure the reporting of revenue against the targets for the portfolio

  • Maintain awareness of Project Deliverables and ensure PTS’s adherence to the agreed Scope of Works; notifying Commercial and Senior Management when divergence occurs, if there’s a possibility of raising a change request and tracking change requests

  • Drive appropriate reporting cadences for the project team and the Client

  • Ensure that your own, and the team’s technical skills are kept up-to-date and continually improve with each project through on-the-job training and exposure to vendor developments and systems

  • Travel abroad to client sites and projects

Technical Skills:

The ideal candidate should possess the following technical skills:

  • An Understanding of CAD / Revit design capabilities. Able to utilise architectural and technical drawings and amend with Physical Infrastructure elements, create sketches and design drawings.

  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of the design of copper and fibre optic Structured Cabling Systems (SCS)

  • Possess a knowledge of SCS standards including BSEN 50173 & 50174; BSEN 6701; ISO 11801; TIA/EIA 568

  • Have recent large-scale data centre project experience and at least ten years’ industry experience

  • Be aware of power, cooling, containment and other building services systems that support IT and modern Data centre buildings

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have a good industry knowledge and experience of SCS and Hyper / large-scale Data Centre project installations.  The candidate must have good written and oral skills.

Relevant Necessary Experience:

Ideal candidates should have significant experience in a technical SCS environment, including installation and QA in the Data Centre sector.

Systems Knowledge:

Good understanding of the following technologies

  • Fibre Optic Cabling Systems

  • Unshielded Twisted Pair Cabling Systems

  • Screened Twisted Pair Cabling Systems

In addition, knowledge of the following supplementary technologies is desirable:

  • Ethernet, IP, AV Systems, PBX/Voice Systems

  • Data Centre services

  • Construction projects

  • CAD/ Revit systems

Personal Qualities:

The candidate we’re looking for should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Honest and forthright

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to act on your own initiative

  • Adopt a proactive attitude

  • Punctual

  • Polite

  • Adopt a smart dress code appropriate for a working environment

 

PTS is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.