Engineering (DCS) - Graduate Scheme - Colt Technology Services

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Competitve + benefits
London, International, International (Europe)
Apply by:
3rd February 2019
Start date:
September 2019
Job type:
Graduate job

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) has been designing, building and operating large scale data centres and providing data centre colocation services for more than 20 years at our 24 carrier-neutral data centres across Europe and Asia. You will rotate through four Engineering areas: Operations, Design, Commercial and Real Estate and Pre-Sales. These will develop your knowledge from operational processes and procedures to the more commercial and strategic objectives.

Operations are responsible for ensuring our services are available 24/7, 365 days for our customers across the world. The team's focus is on maintaining and repairing all services such as power, cooling, security and fire systems as Data Centres can use the equivalent power of a small city.

The Design department are responsible for the technical specification, creation and implementation of our Data Centres; and the area is split between New Build and Expansion and Lifecycle. They develop large hyper-scale data centres for some of our largest customers covering a number of specialisms such as cooling, electrical knowledge and computer-aided design, and work to replace, renew and refresh existing equipment.

Commercial and Real Estate
The Commercial and Real Estate team is responsible for management of our real estate portfolio, asset management and commercial governance. The team are responsible for the acquisition and development of new sites as well as our product portfolio and capacity management.

The Pre-Sales team plays a key role in the acquisition of new business by supporting the Global sales team in securing new and retaining existing customers. They consult with prospective customers and have expert knowledge and experience of electrical and mechanical infrastructure and will support customer installations, transitions and migrations, supporting every potential customer.

At Colt, we value your drive, determination and vision. We believe that people are built from more than just education. It's motivation and collaboration that inspire us as a company. Specific to Colt DCS are four values that underpin our team: we have the agility of a start up, we collaborate to perform; we step up to challenges; and we value creation.

• Mechanical, Building Services or Electrical Engineering Degree
• Presentation, written and analytical skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Strong social skills
• Fluent German and Japanese speakers for roles in Frankfurt and Tokyo
• Fluent Spanish speaker is desirable but not necessary