Sr Mechanical Engineer Datacenter Design – Amsterdam


Our client is a specialist Datacenter company that offers smart, scalable and flexible infrastructure solutions that smoothly grow and develop into the future. Looking at the impact of IT, and in particular: data centers, on our environment, we are aware that it will play a leading role in the control and reduction of carbon footprint through deploying superior design, build and operate functions.


As a Datacenter Engineer you are translating business demands and customer specifications into datacenter solutions. Your main focus is electrical, though a broad overall experience is needed to comprehend the integrated DC solutions that we provide to the market. From a technical point of view, you are having a central role in RFI/RFP processes, identifying the right solution to be offered, identify risks and follow up on submitted proposals by suppliers. Moreover, you are able to translate customer demands and identify technologies that will improve and enhance our offering. You will be responsible for setting up cost- calculations and estimations, providing high-level scopes of work to suppliers to achieve competitive offers on price and quality. As a team player you work closely with your direct colleagues and supporting (international) account managers in the sales cycle.

You will contribute in maintaining and improving the Integrated Datacenter Module (IMD) solutions. Design will be subject for change constantly by new innovative improvements.

When a sales cycle is successfully closed, you contribute to a seamless handover to the Operations unit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for setting up calculations
  • Making cost calculations and cost estimations
  • Maintaining and improving the standardized Integrated Datacenter Module (IMD)
  • Supporting account- and bid management
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with key suppliers and partners.

Specific Responsibilities :

  • Accurate interpretation of RFI/RFP information for correct offering.
  • Monitoring deadlines.
  • Cross review the work of colleagues.
  • Communication with (international) customers and suppliers.
  • Maintaining and improving standard Datacenter solutions.
  • Develop efficiencies in bid- and estimation-processes.


  • Proven knowledge of Datacenter Technology
  • Generalist with strong background in Mechanical Engineering
  • Flexible and responsible team player
  • Excellent in Dutch and English; Basic understanding of German and French
  • Commercially driven and relational mind-set
  • Liaison capabilities in:

a) supportive role towards account management and bid management

b) taking the directional role in calculating and offering datacenter solutions

c) supporting operations in execution when required


Abigail Bakker +31(0)23 – 3032900


Abigail Bakker +31(0)23 – 3032900