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VA & Ma Mechanical Engineer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Manassas
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Mechanical Engineer on the Data Center Engineering Operations team dedicated to the ongoing support of operational datacenters.

Our clients Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for online services.

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold us as a world-class cloud provider.

Be at the forefront of the action in CO+I as part of our Global Data Center Team.


The DCE Operations Sr. Mechanical Engineer is a key subject matter expert responsible for providing technical direction, governance, and education pertaining to operational datacenter fleet. Although this role is site based, the successful candidate will be a crucial part of global team supporting datacenters worldwide focusing on but not limited to:

  • A strong desire and capability to learn, grow, and develop new skills
  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of data center activities
  • Understand the design and functionality of your datacenter
  • Providing technical guidance during facility outages and supporting subsequent root cause investigations
  • Mechanical system EOP development and governance
  • Work alongside a team of industry professionals across the Information Technology (IT) and Critical Environments (CE) spectrum to support 24x7x365 on-site datacenter operations and mechanical infrastructures.
  • Act as the technical authority for on-site operations of large-scale mechanical systems and designs.
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Design team to develop data center (DC) mechanical designs, starting from project conception to issue for construction (IFC) for new DC projects build outs and major infrastructure upgrades.
  • Establish and coordinate maintenance & safety procedures, maintaining redundant high-capacity cooling systems; to operating and supporting datacenter backup electrical systems (diesel generators, rotary UPS, etc.)
  • Steward vital infrastructure supporting deployments of online services.
  • Assist with supplier selection and overseeing mechanical supplier execution
  • Learn, live, and coach the One culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with industrial or commercial field engineering in mission critical facilities and mechanical infrastructures
  • College/university/professional degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Process Engineering or related work experience
  • Fundamental understanding of the International Mechanical Code and Uniform/International Plumbing Codes

Experience Required:

  • Strong technical knowledge in the operation of facility environments' various heating and cooling systems. (Centrifugal chillers, chilled water, adiabatic, thermal storage systems, CRAH/CRAC, etc.)
  • Practical experience with building management systems and automation, controls & frameworks
  • Understanding of maintenance & operation of critical environment backup electrical equipment. (Diesel generators, radiator, ventilation systems, fuel storage, distribution, & protection systems, etc.)
  • Knowledge of construction techniques, terminology, and documentation (Ability to interpret blueprints, electrical one-lines, construction drawings etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Solid understanding of critical datacenter CE equipment
  • Experience with alternative, energy efficient water treatment methodologies and developing chemistry programs for processed water treatment

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

Keywords: Apex Systems, Alexandria , VA & Ma Mechanical Engineer, Other , Manassas, Virginia

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