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DISH Data Center Facilities Engineer in Littleton, Colorado

DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.

We’re driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – and we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless.

DISH Wireless is seeking a Data Center Facilities Engineer with strong infrastructure engineering technical skills to help build our 5G network.

DISH is seeking an individual experienced in the design and operational support of critical facilities to become part of our Data Center Facilities Engineering team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our 5G infrastructure efficiently operates, and our innovative services delivered. The Facilities Engineering team will be responsible for design, retrofit and upgrade projects, ensuring our highly reliable environment is guaranteed. This role is a key, strategic part of our business, and presents an opportunity to implement and optimize the latest networking solutions. This role reports to the Wireless Transport Manager, and will require travel.

Responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Lead complex electrical engineering projects and initiatives including working cross-functionally with design teams, construction, field operations, vendors, and R&D.

  • Prepare electrical specifications and design criteria for retrofits, and provide input on future data center design reviews.

  • Review and develop detailed scripts for change management request (CMR) activities.

  • Travel to data center sites to lead or support engineering studies, electrical systems audits, startup testing, and full commissioning.

  • Participate in equipment failure and power outage incidents, drive Root-Cause-Analysis (RCA), and implement solutions broadly across all regions.

  • Evaluate data center commissioning scripts and participate in commissioning activities (Integrated System Test) for new and retrofitted data centers.

  • Develop and review design standards, specifications, and method of procedures (MOP), for consistency and maximum system reliability.

  • Review and update data center electrical "as-built" documentation as re-configurations occur.

  • Provide and analyze energy efficient solutions to minimize power losses.

  • Serve as a technical/consultative resource concerning operations of Data Center facilities and equipment, specifically for sites in the construction phase.

  • Develop and approve processes, procedures, and reporting metrics that help drive successful turnover of new Data Centers.

  • Significant travel (50-75%) will be required for this position.


The successful Data Center Facilities Engineer will have:

  • Bachelor's or Graduate degree in an engineering or technical discipline (mechanical, electrical, or controls), or 10 plus years of experience in one of these disciplines

  • Eight plus years’ experience with construction and/or operations of mission critical facilities

  • Experience with standard Data Center equipment to include: electrical distribution equipment, low voltage power and molded case circuit breakers, overhead IT busway, air handling units, water treatment equipment, controls and monitoring, and hot aisle containment accessories

  • Knowledge of mission critical power distribution and generator power systems

  • Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards

  • Cross-discipline knowledge of critical facility systems

  • Troubleshooting and analytical experience

  • Knowledge of short circuit coordination and arc flash studies

  • Experience in load management at the operations level within a critical facility

  • Communication, presentation, project management, and reporting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical Professional Engineer (PE) registration (Candidates on track to complete this will be considered as well)

    Compensation: $74,700.00/Yr. - $103,850.00/Yr.

From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website ( .

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, which may include a drug test.