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Critical Facilities Data Center Operations Manager with Sabey Data Centers

ID 100975
Job Locations
Facility Management / HVAC
Sabey Corporation

At a glance

Sabey Data Centers is recruiting a Critical Facilities Data Center Operations Manager to join their team in Ashburn, VA. This position is responsible for leading a team of people to ensure the operation and reliability of a multi-tenant, mission critical data center. This is a great opportunity to make a big impact in a smaller privately owned company and work for an organization who truly values their employees. If you demonstrate effective team management and supervisory skills, this may be the role for you.


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Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Sabey Data Centers is recruiting a Critical Facilities Data Center Operations Manager to join their team in Ashburn, VA.  


This position is internally titled Operations Manager. 


Who is Sabey? 
Sabey Data Centers is a leader in providing colocation, powered shell, and build-to-suit data centers.  

Their world-class data centers have been consistently recognized for operational excellence and record of sustained uptime. With more than 20 years of industry experience and three million square feet of mission critical space, they are the largest privately-owned multi-tenant data center owner/operator in the USA and are proud to provide data center services to many of the world's top financial, technology, media, and healthcare companies. 

Take a closer look at Sabey Data Centers: 


The importance this role has in our organization:   

This position is responsible for leading a team of people to ensure the operation and reliability of a multi-tenant, mission critical data center.  


Your contribution will likely be 

  • Operate the data center program to achieve 100% uptime and customer service level agreement (SLA) compliance.  
  • Ensure the facility complies with governmental regulations and SDCP policies. Interact with regulators and auditors, as needed.  
  • Maintain customer relationships. Communicate to customers and provide assistance when needed. 
  • Lead the operations team 
  • Hire, orient, train, evaluate and develop employees. When necessary carry out disciplinary actions.  
  • Assign personnel to various tasks, direct activities, provide guidance, and monitor progress to ensure objectives are achieved.  
  • Demonstrate effective team management and supervisory skills including planning, priority setting, conflict resolution, and managing multiple efforts concurrently.  
  • Interact with and assist the SDCP business development team with items such as tours of potential clients, technical advice, and review of proposed contracts.  
  • Manage the development, implementation and administration of operational processes, programs, systems and reports. 
  • Oversee and ensure facility is maintained to established standards.  
  • Maintain vendor relationships. Evaluate vendors and hold them to SDCP standards. 
  • Oversee the security team and ensure they are performing to SDCP standards. 
  • Serve as on-site owner’s representative 
  • Review drawings and interact with consultants.  
  • Ensure construction activities do not negatively affect operational activities.  
  • Develop the annual budget. Manage the budget to meet or exceed goals and comply with applicable accounting requirements.  
  • Administer the building resource conservation program  
  • Reward efforts that add value and save money. 
  • Produce reports, including Energy Star and internal company reports.  
  • Embody Sabey core values 
  • Carry a work cell phone and be reachable in the event of an emergency 


Experience you will bring to the team: 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience in facility management 
  • 2+ years of experience managing and maintaining critical facilities 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent directly related experience 


Minimum Competencies:  

  • Advanced knowledge of the English language – must be able to demonstrate strong written and oral comprehension and expression 
  • Strong critical thinking skills 
  • Strong knowledge of critical environment facility systems (electrical, mechanical, controls, etc.) 
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of Sabey employees, customers, and subcontractors in a mature and professional demeanor 
  • Ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with clients and vendors 
  • Must be able to manage risk and resources 
  • Strong interpersonal and managerial skills – must be able to communicate effectively, delegate tasks, problem solve, and manage personnel 
  • Ability to interface with technology and operate a computer, proficiency with the Microsoft Suite 


Sabey’s investment in YOU:    
Sabey is building an enduring next-generation company that inspires and values team-member greatness, which is achieved through intentional and strategic focus on optimizing the strengths of individuals and the collective organization.  SabeyLife is a comprehensive portfolio of offerings focused on optimizing our holistic well-being, ensuring that we have the resources we need to pursue purpose and meaning in every area of our lives. SabeyLife is who we are as a team. We want each team member to be the best they can be – not just at work, but also for their friends, families and the communities they serve. 


SabeyLife programs include:  
Health and Wellness Program 
Thought Patterns for High Performance 
Everything DiSC 
Built to Last 


To learn more about Sabey, take a look: 

EEO Policy Statement: Sabey Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Sabey Data Centers and Sabey Construction, are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, or national origin. 


If you need further assistance and/or accommodation to apply, please contact the Sabey Human Resources Department at (206) 277-5247 or by email at 


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 




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