Lead Engineer

Penta Infra

Penta Infra operates and invests in digital infrastructure to fuel the growth of the digital economy. Penta Infra owns high quality datacenters and fibre assets across Europe, and thereby serves its customers with a high quality and reliable infrastructure. Penta Infra works closely together with its clients and suppliers to provide a tailor-made solution based on long-term relationships.

What will you be doing?

For the projects and engineering team, Penta Infra is looking for a self-motivated and professional Lead Engineer for technical fulfilment of projects, engineering of upgrades and customer requests, improvement and efficiency plans. The position is located at our office in Amsterdam.

The main responsibilities of the Lead Engineer

  • Basic design and calculation of datacenters, incl. room layout, fitout and adjustments
  • Customer focused service delivery
  • Proactive involvement in the on-going technical evaluation of all plant and equipment, suggestion improvements, innovation where appropriate
  • Accurate recording and reporting of update, upgrade and maintenance activity to ensure Ultimo database is correctly updated
  • Assisting with incident management and subsequent investigation to establish root cause
  • Overseeing the monitoring, operation and maintenance of datacenter mission critical systems
  • Working closely with the Datacenter Service Manager to ensure correct operation of the critical services of the datacenters, through timely engagement of sub-contractor to execute identified works
  • Work closely with all technicians to sustain a culture of continuous service delivery improvement
  • Assist sales projects as sales engineer
  • Coordinating all maintenance and operations activities within the datacenters


Experience (Essential)

  • Time served electrical apprenticeship or equivalent in an industrial / manufacturing / commercial or critical environment focusing on operation and maintenance of plant

Experience (Desirable)

  • Experience in main distribution board switching of ACB’s
  • Experience in changing modes of UPS i.e. start-up / maintenance bypass / eco-ess mode / VMMS energy management mode
  • Knowledge of critical cooling systems and SLA’s / KPI’s within a critical environment
  • Knowledge of basic air conditioning and humidity control
  • Experience in the operation and control of generators and UPS
  • Experience in use and interrogation of BMS systems in monitoring plant
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English (German is a big plus)
  • Knowledge on AutoCAD and technical drawings
  • Knowledge of working with Office 365


  • To be part of a young and ambitious team aiming to develop a high-quality datacenter portfolio and supporting organization
  • To have independency and flexibility within your role
  • Full time employment with competitive terms
  • Informal and open culture


Please send your motivation letter and résumé to rika.braconier@penta-infra.com