Assistant Manager – Data Center Jobs at Fortude in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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  • Post Date: July 24, 2023
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Job Overview

Assistant Manager – Data Center

What Is a Data Center? - Cisco


Primary job role

Assistant Manager – Data Center is responsible for overseeing installation, migration and capacity planning of on-prem and cloud data center as per business requirements.

The role holder will also monitor all processes that are utilizing the n-prem and cloud data centers.

The role holder ensures standards of operational performance in the areas of safety, security, availability, productivity, capacity, efficiency and cost of on-prem and cloud data centers.

Main duties/responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy medium/ long term strategies: Develop the strategy and plan based on business requirements and objectives.
  • Prepare and finalize the annual budget for on-prem and cloud data center in consultation with managers, detailing infrastructure, manpower and administrative costs.
  • Plan, enhance, manage and implement new on-prem and cloud data center technologies/ systems in accordance with the data center policies, standards, procedures.
  • Design, plan and execute up-gradation / migration of data center manage risks and monitor potential impacts as a part of the data migration plan; obtain necessary approvals from relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform upscaling of on-prem and cloud data center system capacity as required to track capacity usage
  • Up to date with new technologies and industry trends to optimize the cost/ usage or enhance security and apply what is relevant with a clear ROI.
  • Evaluate system upgrades and scale up/ down demands to provide operational excellence for on-premises and cloud hosted infrastructure systems.
  • Conduct periodic audits of on-prem and cloud data center server allocation, license and software usage and track details such as expiry, misuse and cost.
  • Develop the disaster recovery plan for the on-prem and cloud data center. Develop recovery strategies and contingency plans to ensure quick and effective recovery.
  • Ensure on-prem and cloud data center devices security patches and bugs are updated as per policy.
  • Ensure periodic backup of critical on-prem and cloud data center systems are made as per schedule.
  • Drive reduction in support tickets, analyze with the team, the root cause of recurring issues and plan for corrective actions.
  • Interact with service providers, explain requirements, review maintenance terms and negotiate contract details, pricing terms and SLA.
  • Ensure team is trained/ upskilled to identify and resolve issues proactively.


  • 5 – 6 years of relevant experience in designing, implementing and managing data centers, commercial and open-source products experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/ Information Technology/ Engineering.
  • Certifications such as AWS/ VMWare/ RedHat will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in virtualization technologies, Linux, AWS, Cloud migration and DevOps technologies like Docker/ Kubernetes.

Behavioral competencies

  • Results and execution orientation
  • Client orientation
  • Communication
  • Analytical ability
  • Decision making
  • Teamwork and collaboration

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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYComputer and technology
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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