Regional Datacenter Transition Program Manager

Microsoft (Sydney NSW, Australia) 25 days ago

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As the Regional Datacenter Transition Program Manager, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform.

Empower Billions!

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class cloud provider.

Be at the forefront of the action in CO+I as part of our Global Datacenter Critical Environment Team!

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.



As a successful Field Operations Transition Program Manager your performance objectives will include:

  • Act as the Single Point of contact for engineering, construction, and commissioning teams, to transition new data center to the Operations team.
  • Responsible for the planning and oversight of all activities necessary for the transition of new data center to the Operations team.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders throughout a project life cycle from site selection to the project close out
  • Maintain communication and collaboration during all phases of a new data center build.
  • Coordinate all construction related activities which may infringe on any part of a live data center.
  • Attend the design review meetings to highlight operational concerns.
  • Support engineering team in facilitating inquiries that require input from Operations.
  • Share lessons learned that have been captured for consideration/mitigation.
  • Identify equipment quality issues and hold responsible parties accountable for remediation.
  • Support onboarding of the Operations teams for new greenfield sites.
  • Build functional knowledge of the site through attendance at key phases of the project. Gain in-depth knowledge of the site, and documents risk register.
  • Support site mobilization including procuring spares, tools, and consumables.
  • Perform site acceptance through CSA walks, beneficial use, and turnover walks.
  • Engage with 3rd party maintenance suppliers for contract/agreement set-up.
  • Conduct review of turnover documentations such as O&M’s, as built & record drawings, permits, certificates, and warranty documents.
  • Participate in turnover issue meetings and provide input on impact to Operations if accepted.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

Regional Datacenter Transition Program Manager

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