Equinix Hong Kong Ltd

Control Engineer III (Data Center)

Equinix Hong Kong Ltd
Posted on 12-Apr-21

Control Engineer III (Data Center)

Equinix Hong Kong Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
  • DDC, PLC, DCS based control and monitoring Systems
  • Global Leading Data Center / Infra / Cloud company

Job Description


  • Strategize Policy, Process, Standard, and Procedure for consistency and maximum system availability. 
  • Implement and manage the Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) projects 
  • Perform Controls/Electrical monitoring system design upgrade or modifications 
  • Provide technical review and oversight of consultant's work associated with IBX construction and expansion projects. 
  • Develop, maintain or implement standard design and specifications, as needed. 
  • Participate and direct in the selection of long-lead equipment. 
  • Implement and manage processes to assure quality control during design and construction phase of the projects. 
  • Lead design decision-making in a manner that supports the reliability/availability objectives for the IBX's 
  • Provide Controls/Mechanical/HVAC system design upgrade or modifications 
  • Oversee the commissioning and integrated systems testing of all of the mechanical systems for new and retrofitted IBX's 
  • Provide energy efficient design and control solutions to optimize cooling systems. 
  • Ensure "as-built" documentation is accurate & maintained 
  • Develop capital project budgets & justification as required 
  • Occasional travel, and other assignments as required 

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in controls, electrical or mechanical engineering or related engineering discipline 
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience with at least 3 years of experience in data center design, construction, operations, maintenance, and project planning. Emphasis & special focus on Controls/Mechanical systems & reliability. 
  • Comprehensive understanding & application of Reliability Engineering principles 
  • Must possess knowledge of Data Center electrical, VESDA and fire protection and generator fuel delivery systems 
  • Must possess knowledge of Ethernet networks and components along with Virtual machine clusters and storage 
  • Familiarity with Data Center DCIM systems 
  • Must be conversant with specialized systems such as HVAC, chilled water Systems, condenser water systems, pumps, AHU units, CRAC units, raised floor systems, and DDC, PLC, DCS based control and monitoring Systems 
  • Effective trouble shooting and analytical skills and ability to manage complex & high-risk technical projects under pressure. 
  • Must have effective written and verbal communications skills and be able to effectively use spreadsheets, AutoCAD (or Visio), and project management software. 

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. With over 200 data centers in 25 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting 2,900 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.

A career at Equinix means constant opportunities to learn new skills and grow in new directions. We look for people who are customer service driven and who pride themselves on their technical skills alongside their analytical skills and innovative approach.

Additional Company Information

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Benefits & Others
Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Five-day work week