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CBRE Data Center Technology Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Data Center Technology Manager

USA, United States

Digital and Technology

Requisition # 21007117

Post Date Mar 10, 2021


This role is responsible for ensuring that the provision of DCS Information Technology services are delivered successfully in accordance with client standards. This role will lead the DCS IT team, providing staff with development and mentorship, and ensuring that resources allow for successful completion of all required activities.


Supervise team and all associated operations for assigned Data Center(s). Lead performance and development of assigned team. Duties include recruiting, training and development, retention, and performance reviews. Liaise with various customer DCS IT teams to deliver standardized services, and organize front line support for all day-to-day operations and minor projects.

Coordinate delivery and operation of technology infrastructure (hardware and cabling) to documented strategy, standards, industry specifications (e.g., BICSI), schedule, quality, and customer expectations.

Create strong relationships with customers and identify opportunities to provide them with additional capabilities. Maintain external partner/vendor relationships to support account activities. May participate in contract development with partners/vendors.

Attend internal and customer meetings to discuss future work requests. Plan and implement all activities that will fulfill the requirements set by the client/account.

Ensure that all staff follow established health and safety guidelines and practices (e.g. use of PPE during job activities.) Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including: incident investigations, interviews, auditing, and assessments.

Provide input in budget and financial management activities. Provide quotes for new, enhanced services as required. Also, participate in technology provisioning forums, and review industry standards for white space planning to improve time to market, quality, consistency, and accuracy.

Conduct quarterly townhall meetings. Also, attend weekly meetings with the Contract manager and Project Manager to discuss any large-scale extra work or additional labor requirements.


Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associates Degree required, Bachelors Degree preferred. 4-6 years of experience in computer science, Management Information Systems, business management or a related field.

Technology background, with emphasis on infrastructure services.




Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.

Ability to effectively present information to team, senior leadership, and customers.

Advanced understanding of data center audit requirements, such as ISO9001, ISO27001 and SOC2. Advanced understanding of cabling best practices (EIA/TIA-568 standards). Working knowledge of IT server hardware, network cabling diagnostics and testing practices.

Good understanding of LAN/WAN/Telephony concepts such as TCIP, switches, routers and vLANs. Good working knowledge of the concepts of electrical theory with respect to hardware

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installation such as single-phase, three-phase, amperage and receptacle types.

Strong bias toward customer service and improving overall customer experience. Developed business acumen, leadership skills, and the ability to build relationships and influence others at multiple levels of an organization.

Results oriented with proven ability to mobilize and energize individual and teams to implement creative solutions that meet over-arching organizational goals.

Ability to learn new technologies with an interest in expanding and applying knowledge as opportunities emerge.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.

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About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)