Information Technology

Data Center Project Lead

Full Time

Pinebreeze Technologies, Inc. is a Texas-based company that provides critical support to data centers for leading enterprises throughout the country.

Our managed services business is experiencing exceptional growth, requiring us to expand our team.  We offer the opportunity to join an entrepreneurial organization that delivers exceptional service to many of the largest enterprises in the world.  We are on the forefront of best practice development. We are looking for a few of the right people to join our team and continue to delight clients and grow our business.

As one of our core Data Center Project Leads,

You Will Be Reporting To:  Director of Professional Services.  This position is a part of a team of Project Leads who rotate the responsibilities of being lead on a project and, alternatively, participating as a team member.

Our Company Products and Services:  We simplify the data center by providing leading edge technologies and essential services.  Check us out at www.pinebreeze.com.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

Develop strong relationship with clients, anticipating needs, and uncovering new projects.
Negotiate requirements, quote projects, and price appropriately to balance Pinebreeze Technologies Inc. (PTI) profit and client value.
Recruit, assemble, and train teams as required.  Follow up each team member’s quality of work to ensure a high level of performance.
Manage PTI team and client onsite during projects.
Participate in physical project activities, primarily the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and related equipment in a data center.
Follow up with clients to assure high level of satisfaction.
Seek opportunities to grow existing projects and engage in new ones.
Document project activities.
Review on-going processes for improvements – both from procedural and cost-management perspectives.
Other duties, as business needs require
QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience

Prefer four-year college and two to four years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Pinebreeze will supplement your experience and training with additional training in data center best practices, ITIL standards, and Pinebreeze processes. 

Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and the general public both orally and in writing.

Math Ability

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, geometry, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook, Visio, Project.

Other

Conscientious in producing high-quality work and attending to detail; excellent time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and meet multiple deadlines
Ability to deal with pressure and maintain a consistently positive and pleasant attitude
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with both technical and non-technical users
Client service orientation; the ability to interact with all levels of staff and management and the flexibility to adjust to fluctuating internal client priorities
Ability to work well with others as a team
Demonstrated ability to self-motivate, work independently and exercise sound judgment and discretion
Excellent problem-solving skills
Honesty, openness, and a healthy sense of humor
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Working hours include some weekends, nights, holidays, and days extending beyond a typical 8-hour work day.
Travel

The position requires extensive travel (as much as 80%), and last minute changes are common.  Advanced notification of travel can vary from weeks to hours.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as:  preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal and expansive reading.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.