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Safaricom Principal Engineer, Data Center Strategy and Energy Standards Job

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Description

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy Principal Engineer, Data Center Strategy and Energy Standards within Technology. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below

Detailed description

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Data center Power Planning and Support, the position holder is responsible for Data Center Modernization strategy, Consolidation of legacy MSR’s and Data Centers. Holder will also guide Energy infrastructure standardization within Safaricom Data Centers, MSRs and OLTs as access network The successful candidate will develop and maintain gold standards in Data Centers, MSRs, OLTs and Access sites and ensure compliance by stakeholder entities/teams. The successful candidate will also prioritize initiatives that stem NoPEX rise

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain gold standards to be used in design, implementation and operations of power and energy infrastructure in Data centers, MGWs OLTs and Hub sites.
  • Develop and maintain gold standards to be used in design, implementation and operations of green energy solutions in Safaricom access network infrastructure including solar, wind and hybrid power systems
  • Develop and maintain SOPs and MOPs to be used in Data centers, MSRs and MGWs and track implementation
  • Track performance of power and Energy infrastructure in Data centers, MSRs and MGWs to identify and eliminate any single points of failures.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of energy systems within Data centers, MSRs and MGWs.
  • Analyze and optimize energy infrastructure in Datacenters, MSRs and MGWs se energy infrastructure within Data centers, MSRs and MGWs for efficiency in operations.
  • Coordinate development and implementation of business continuity plans in relation to energy and power infrastructure in Data centers, MSRs and MGWs.
  • Track Technology evolution, digitization and cascade improvements in power system with regards to continuous efficiencies & cost reduction
  • Follow on Regulatory concerns regarding Tariff Increase, Net-Metering, track Telco industrial tariff lobbying and 2019 Energy Act guidelines gazettement to support Own generation
  • Modernization strategy of data centers that are legacy built MSRs and maintain utilization (<75%).
  • Relocation and balancing technical capacities in all MSR’s and Data Centers whilst managing leases expiry periods.
  • Consolidation of MSR’s and Data Centers before their leases expire, Support Partnership models with reputable global players in the planned expansions

Qualifications

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or related field
  • Must be a certified energy manager
  • Should have demonstrable experience working in power implementation works in access and core network sites ATD or AOS or their equivalents from a reputable organization.
  • Knowledge of end-to-end power infrastructure in access networks.
  • Knowledge of end-to-end power and energy infrastructure in MGWs, MSRs Hub sites and Data centers including generators, rectifiers, inverters, air conditioners, etc.
  • Must demonstrate experience in solar installations in a telecommunication environment and have T3 PV certification.
  • Must demonstrate ability to design and execute works around medium voltage systems (11KV, 33KV).
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Data center energy systems

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal and then click on the link below. Remember to attach your resume.

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