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Data Center Assistant Operations Manager

ID 101311
Application Deadline
Sabey Corporation
Facility Management / HVAC
Job Locations
US-NY-New York

At a glance

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding role at an organization that truly values its employees? Sabey Data Centers is currently in search of two on-site Data Center Assistant Operations Managers to join their dynamic team. These positions offer two distinct locations: one in New York, NY, and the other in Ashburn, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team to ensure the operation and reliability of a multi-tenant, mission-critical data center. As the largest privately-owned multi-tenant data center owner/operator in the USA, Sabey has over 20 years of industry experience and provides services to many of the world's top companies. If you have experience in data center operations and wish to make a big impact at a small privately owned company, this may be the opportunity for you!


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Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Sabey Data Centers is recruiting an Data Center Assistant Operations Manager to join their team in Manhattan, NY. This role will work Monday through Friday on site at the Manhattan location. 

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. 

The importance this role has in our organization:   

The Data Center Assistant Operations Manager is a vital role that supports the overall management and operation of the data center. This position is responsible for helping oversee data center infrastructure, ensuring high availability, and maintaining optimal performance of all data center services. The Assistant Manager will work closely with the Operations Manager to implement strategies, manage day-to-day operations, and lead a team of technical staff. 


Salary Range: $102,197 - $158,404 DOE 


Your contribution will likely be 


Operational Management: 

  • Service Availability: Ensure maximum uptime for all data center services. Implement proactive measures to prevent service disruptions and rapidly address any issues that arise. 
  • Facility Oversight: Manage all aspects of data center facilities, including power distribution systems, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), and physical security measures. 
  • Operational Procedures: Develop, document, and enforce standard operating procedures (SOPs) for routine operations, emergency response, and disaster recovery. Regularly review and update these procedures to reflect changing technologies and best practices. 

Team Leadership: 

  • Supervise and guide the operations team, including scheduling, task assignment, and performance reviews. 
  • Team Development: Identify skill gaps in the team and organize training programs to address these gaps. Promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement. 
  • Workplace Culture: Cultivate an inclusive and supportive work environment that encourages teamwork, communication, and mutual respect. 

Incident Response: 

  • Maintain an incident response plan for data center emergencies, including power failures, security breaches, and hardware failures. 
  • Conduct regular drills and training sessions for the team to ensure preparedness. 

Vendor Management: 

  • Negotiate contracts and manage relationships with suppliers, service providers, and contractors. 
  • Evaluate vendor performance and ensure compliance with service level agreements (SLAs). 

Project Management: 

  • Project Leadership: Lead cross-functional project teams, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget. 
  • Stakeholder Coordination: Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including IT, security, facilities, and senior management, to ensure alignment on project objectives and outcomes. 

Performance Monitoring: 

  • Regularly analyze data center metrics such as power usage, cooling efficiency, and server utilization. 
  • Propose and implement optimization strategies for energy efficiency and cost reduction. 
  • Prepare and present regular reports on data center performance to senior management. 

Budget Management: 

  • Assist in the development and management of the data center's budget. 
  • Ensure financial activities align with organizational goals and compliance standards. 

Compliance, Security, and Safety: 

  • Ensure the data center adheres to industry compliance standards like ISO 27001, SOC 2, etc. 
  • Follow established procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with industry standards, security protocols, and safety regulations.  


Essential Functions 

  • Interface with technology and operate digital tools.  
  • This job requires flexibility to work any shift and/or on weekends. 
  • May be required to carry on-call phone, weekend work/overtime will be required to support certain maintenance activities or emergencies. 
  • Ability to remain stationary for extended periods of time. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction. 
  • Ability to interact with all levels of Sabey employees and business partners – must be able to build and maintain strong professional relationships. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or relevant industry experience (mechanical, electrical, controls, etc.). 
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining critical facilities required 
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership. 


Minimum Competencies: 

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, without compromising quality of work.  
  • Advanced knowledge of the English language – excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with all levels of Sabey employees and business partners. 
  • Ability to demonstrate strong problem solving and critical thinking skills. 
  • Strong working knowledge of critical environment facility systems (electrical, mechanical, controls, etc.) 
  • Ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with clients and vendors. 
  • Must be able to manage risk and resources. 
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to maintain a strong focus on attention to detail. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite– Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc. 
  • Must be committed to continuous learning and growing within the organization. 


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 organizationSabeyLife 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 

We offer a competitive salary range for this position. The final compensation package will be tailored to your qualifications and the expertise you bring to the role.

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 


Background Check: A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to complete the background check and receive clearance may affect the application status of a new hire individual. 


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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