• Lead Facilities Engineer

    Job Locations BE-Brussels area
    Job ID
    Business and Financial Operations
  • Company & department description

    SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world's leading provider of secure financial messaging services.


    We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and financial crime compliance.


    Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to communicate securely and exchange standardised financial messages in a reliable way.


    As their trusted provider, we facilitate global and local financial flows, support trade and commerce all around the world; we relentlessly pursue operational excellence and continually seek ways to lower costs, reduce risks and eliminate operational inefficiencies.


    Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT's international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT's global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centers.


    Job Summary


    Within the organization the DCIM (Data Centre Infrastructure Management) group is responsible for establishing and executing medium to long term plans for SWIFT Mission Critical Infrastructures installations ( Data Centers),participate in related strategic initiatives, organise design specifications and lead studies for all facilities and Data Centers (DC) Computer Floor related matters. To design and execute large scale facilities related projects.  To be a Lead Facilities expert / part of related COE team for all SWIFT Data Centres Infrastructure.


    • Establish medium to long term plans for DCIM facilities and physical security installations
    • Lead RFP process and manage General Contractors during project execution phase. Ensure project objectives are met
    • Assist in formulating and controlling DCIM budgets
    • Prepare and negotiate all contracts with relevant subcontractors and maintain contacts with local authorities
    • Provide expertise in DCIM facilities design including relevant special Companywide focus on physical security aspects.
    • Provide expertise towards gain in Energy efficiency usage and space optimization for all SWIFT Data centre and develop reporting mechanisms to show trending data supporting the analysis.
    • Participate in establishing Design standards for Data Centre (DC) floors Facilities and IT Infrastructure together with in-house and external specialist


    • Engineer’s degree in electrical and /or mechanical & controls or equivalent experience.
    • 10+ years’ experience in the construction of Data Center Facilities, office building / spaces or similar technical practice.
    • Ability to read and create drawings from requirements
    • Ability to present information to Executive Management
    • Strong knowledge of Mission Critical Infrastructures (Mechanical, Electrical, Fire detection and protection, physical security,..)


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