Senior Director, Design and Engineering (Data Centre)

Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

Passionate about making a real impact? Join our team at Nxera to unfold the new era! Be at the forefront of the data centre (DC) industry with a unique focus on sustainability, connectivity and AI which sets us apart as the next generation DC operator. You will also get to gain invaluable experience in a fast-growing industry that is powering the digitalisation wave. Be empowered to co-create the future with our dynamic teams!”



We are looking for a senior director to manage our data centre design / engineering for our regional expansion. You will be leading the inhouse engineering design team, making an impact in several ways:


  • To ensure we deliver to our customers on time and on budget.
  • Lead the internal & external design teams as our project technical lead.
  • Develop innovative Building & associated MEP solutions for our data centres.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external construction and commissioning teams.
  • Drive continuous engineering solutions across the business by leading the design of customer-centric solutions.
  • Lead a project design team from inception to delivery of multi-MW hyperscale solutions.
  • Develop high-level schematics of Building & associated MEP solutions.
  • Develop Basis of Design documents to communicate design intent externally and internally.
  • Perform concept equipment layouts.
  • Collaborate with our top cloud and enterprise customers and communicate presentations on all aspects of design.
  • Develop high level master planning, space planning and engineering solutions for potential new developments (conceptual and feasibility stage)
  • Produce consultant briefs to develop designs from feasibility stage through concept, scheme and detailed design stages, ensuring continuity of design philosophy and approach.
  • Coordinate technical aspects of direct procured equipment and facilitate alignment with the design team.
  • Understand commercial implications of engineering decisions and build cost models for customers.


Skills for success


  • Minimum 20+ years' experience in design and project delivery across multiple industries
  • 10+ years’ experience working for a data centre design experience in the Asia Pacific market as a consultant will be an advantage.
  • Strong leadership and foresight to lead multi-disciplinary teams across multiple geographies.
  • Exceptionally flexible and forward-thinking as you must be ready for continuous change in direction.
  • Willing to make decisions and be accountable for them.
  • Excel at communication and can deliver effective presentations on data centre operations to customers, peers, and management.
  • Willing to travel to other APAC regions on a regular basis.

Rewards that Go Beyond


  • Full suite of health and wellness benefits 
  • Ongoing training and development programs 
  • Internal mobility opportunities


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