About Yondr

Yondr is a disruptor. We challenge convention and simplify complexity. A global developer, owner operator and service provider of data centers, we deliver complex data center capacity needs for the world’s largest tech companies. Our exponential growth sees us looking for extraordinary people to help accelerate us towards our vision: a tomorrow without constraints. 

But we can’t do this without you.

About the Role 

As an Operations Senior Engineer, you are responsible for all electrical and mechanical assets in the data center. Because the data center is a highly critical environment, the stakes are high and you will have an important stake in the fulfilling of the Yondr operational tasks.

To enable you to fulfil this responsibility, you will be involved in the design and acceptance of new data centers, defining the maintenance regime for your assets, approving operational procedures for the maintenance and incident management as well as auditing the completion thereof. To ensure optimal functioning of your assets, you will lead and approve root cause analysis  and improvements after incidents happen, as well as propose improvements to optimise the functioning of your assets. For the implementation of these improvements, you will act as project owner and oversee the completion of the project.


Main Responsibilities 

/ Ensure Building maintains 100% uptime using all reasonable means and methods to achieve, taking into consideration Health & Safety and financial obligations but still keeping focus on client SLAs and KPI’s

/ Be overall responsible for all Electrical / Mechanical aspects of site

/ Responsible for the life cycle management of all assets

/ Responsible for the onsite lead of RCAs, single point of failure analysis, site risk register management in collaboration with regional design & engineering teams

/ Write technical specifications and reports

/ Ensuring complete compliance in regard to Yondr Group processes and procedures, also ensuring Local in-house staff and FM provider demonstrate compliance with processes and procedures

/ Assist the management with preparation, review and performance of all activities related to ISO compliance and audits

/ Monitor the maintenance program of the electrical and mechanical assets and coordinate these activities with all cross-functional teams

/ Coordinate the writing and approval of all procedures for normal and emergency operations

/ Coordinate the creation and approval of technical training and drill documentation and program

/ Providing and assisting the site technical Yondr team and Site Operations Manager in all reports. These could be daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual and will be of technical nature

/ Assist the management in the preparation / review of the site CAPEX plan and budget

/ Respond to incidents and instruct the FM teams on how to react in different large scale events (Business Continuity)

/ Responsible for Electrical, Mechanical and Environmental related statutory registrations and management to ensure compliance with local regulations

/ Develop and maintain vendor relationships ensuring continuous technical professional development

/ Provide input to the services design, focusing on Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, and supporting the coordination of other services packages

/ Leading energy efficiency (PUE) improvement initiatives / projects

/ Represent the Ownership on factory acceptance tests and site testing & commissioning activities



/ A bachelor degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or equivalent

/ At least 8 - 10 years relevant working experience

/ Good knowledge of standard practices in the design and maintenance industry

/ Good knowledge of standard practices in commissioning and testing of HVAC equipment

/ Good understanding of the daily (operational) business of critical environments

/ Experience in developing projects, and basic project management functions of document management, excellent communication and collaboration

/ Availability to provide emergency cover as required


Skills and Experience

/ Show good team leadership skills and can lead by example

/ Excellent people management skills, with the confidence to lead and motivate the cross-functional teams and those around you

/ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

/ Broad experience in managing critical environments, data centres or smart buildings

/ Good problem-solving and analytical skills

/ Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced regional and global business

/ Good, clear and precise delegation skills

/ Sensitive to political situations - good relationship builder


Person specification

/ Passionate about what you do and committed to excellence – leads and holds people to account 

/ Detail oriented and diligent

/ Entrepreneurial by nature with a strong sense of ownership

/ Decision maker

/ Results orientated and prepared to take ownership of outcomes

/ Support the success of other people and their businesses above your own success

/ Role model our values

/ Excellent external radar so that they pick up on trends

/ Proactive, diligent, able and willing to think ahead

/ Ability to understand the wider picture whilst devoting attention to detail


At Yondr, we want to enhance the diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging of our workforce to reflect the world we live in. Our roles are potential opportunities for everyone; all interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply. We ensure all candidates have equitable access and consideration throughout the hiring process.

Yondr is committed to fostering a welcoming, safe and inclusive work environment. We provide support through our benefits, which are inclusive of all backgrounds.

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