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Agilent Technologies Workplace Services (WPS) Data Center Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. Weprovide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwidewith instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise.Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- sothey can do what they do best: improve the world around us. .The Workplace Services (WPS) Data Center Manager manages Agilent DataCenter and facilities operations at our site in Colorado Springs, CO. Theprimary responsibilities for this position are to manage site infrastructureand projects in support of internal IT customer. We are seeking an individualwho has excellent work ethic and is driven to learn, contribute and grow inthe organization.Duties include:Oversee and support all activities of the data center's physicalinfrastructure and functions. This entails managing the performance andrelationship of a 3rd party supplier responsible for a full range ofintegrated services and risk management programs.Ensure 100% uptime for the Data Center infrastructure. Should developfirsthand understanding of all electrical and mechanical systems, controlmechanisms and redundancy of all the infrastructure elements. This position isresponsible to lead supporting teams to address any operational issues.Plan and lead quarterly data center infrastructure equipment testing.Establish a culture of continuous improvement and strengthen troubleshootingprograms, identify root causes, and make appropriate corrective actions asneeded.Responsible for tracking performance KPI's, keep abreast of PM cycles andcommunicate to key stakeholders, assess forward looking trends, and assetlifecycle management.Responsible for the operations budget and capital expenditures in ColoradoSprings Data Center.Lead multi-disciplinary projects through the entire project lifecycle:Understanding the goals and constraints, communicating to stakeholders,resourcing projects, financial tracking, and keeping all aspects of theproject coordinated to meet project delivery milestones.Manage the facility office area. Maintain excellent working conditions foroffice staff. Continuously and proactively improve employee experience andengagement. Be a good working partner with the site council.Ensure planned and unplanned work is prioritized, communicated, andmanaged closely to keep equipment uptimeDesired Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience10+ years relevant experience in a data center or critical facilityincluding working within an IFM model.Project Management experience (construction, renovations, buildinginfrastructure, relocations)Strong technical skills, a demonstrated ability to work within across-functional team, and excellent interpersonal and team building skills.Familiarity with architectural drawings and furniture and space planningconcepts.Electrical/Mechanical expertiseBAS experience preferredDesired skills :Results orientedHigh emotional intelligence to deal appropriately with emotive and sensitivetopicsStrong supplier management skillsAbility to challenge the status quo and drive changeExcellent communication and influencing skills.Good balance of strategic and tactical skillsAble to operate and collaborate within a matrix organizationManage complex and multiple priorities taking measured risks and appropriatecorrective action.Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity andAffirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. Allindividuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged toapply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed,color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin,ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, geneticinformation, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age,sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteranstatus, or any other basis protect