Intern - Cloud and Productivity Engineering - Project Coordinator, Data Center Operations in Palo Alto

Intern - Cloud and Productivity Engineering - Project Coordinator, Data Center Operations
VMware, Inc.
Palo Alto CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-12-10
Job ID R1909067

Business Summary

Work Here.  Transform Everywhere.

You will be part of a team that acts as an interface between the Real Estate Team, Networking, Audio Visual, IT Operation and Monitoring Teams to standardize processes and procedures and maintain an adequate operating environment for services. 

Job Role and Responsibilities

We have the journey for you!

We are looking for someone to coordinate multiple global Data Center Operations and IT activities. 

You will be involved with coordinating Data Center Operations activities associated with support and maintenance of global MDF/IDF rooms, R&D Labs and Data Centers.  Your position will coordinate activities which span multiple disciplines including Data Center Operations, IT and real-estate related projects.  We are seeking a standout colleague that has superb communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent follow through. 

Insights into your role.

Your role will include assisting in delivery and maintenance of services to our VMware colleagues as well as working with IT and real-estate teams to review and manage MDF/IDF standards and capacity for REW projects.

  • You will be responsible for project tracking, identifying potential risks and providing input to develop effective response and remediation plans.
  • You will be responsible for translating terminology between technical and non-technical staffs.
  • You will participate in activities that involve complex objectives and have multiple cross-site/cross-functional sponsors, owners and/or team members.
  • You will document processes and procedures and make recommendations for improvement. 
  • You will participate in fostering an environment conducive to delivery of high-quality products and problem-free implementations using documented, repeatable standard methodologies.

Required Skills

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in information management, Business Administration, Computer Science or related degree.
  • Prior experience with IT network, server and storage technologies is a plus.
  • Experience managing or coordinating IT projects using a formal project management methodology.
  • Exposure to Data Center Operations environment.
  • Prior experience with Desktop Support

Preferred Skills

  • The ability to work in an on-call, 24/7 IT environment.

Please note that while anyone with a legal right to work in the U.S. may apply for this role, VMware is not presently sponsoring work visas for the entry-level roles for which these Internships may prepare you.



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