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Staff Infrastructure Architect

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:26:19 PM
  • 2893511
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. As an Infrastructure Architect you will focus on the execution of GE's long term data center strategy. You will focus on understanding the data center landscape and markets to ensure that GE is appropriately positioned within those markets and evaluating new markets to determine whether they are viable markets based on GE's needs.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to the data center strategy and operational teams.
  • Manage Requests For Information (RFIs) geared towards data center expansions or acquisitions.
  • Evaluate third part reports to build Supply and Demand reports for all major data center markets.
  • Evaluate third part reports to build total cost of ownership reports for all major data center markets.
  • Assist with the development and management of GE's long term data center strategy.
  • Assist with the development and management of data center standards that are based on industry standards across all GE data center and IT rooms.
  • Implement industry best practices where applicable while focusing on productivity and optimization of electrical and cooling configurations.
  • Engage, leverage, and drive simplified processes.
  • Work collaboratively with the compute, network, storage and data center operations teams to deliver solutions to the businesses.
  • Must be able to work in high stress situations and provide support a 24x7 team.


Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information management or other technical IT field.
  • Minimum 5 years of data center experience.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Understanding of both Colocation and Wholesale data center markets.
  • Understanding of both kW and circuit based pricing model within the different data center markets.
  • Knowledge of how electrical usage is managed and billed within the different data center markets.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices in the data center industry.
  • Strong analytic skills to help with predictive analysis across the organization.
  • Possesses understanding of core business processes and preparing financials to obtain project approval.
  • Experience dealing with customers
  • Experience dealing with large Fortune 500 companies

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    Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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