Colt Technology Services

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17 May 2023

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) offers flexible and affordable colocation and IT infrastructure solutions. Our connectivity and colocation solutions allow our customers freedom to plan effectively for the growth of their business, knowing that their data centre strategy is future-proof.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced RIBA Qualified Architect with expertise in data centre design to join our team. As an Architect, you will be responsible for designing, planning, and coordinating the construction of data centres. You will work closely with clients, stakeholders, and other members of the project team to ensure that data centres are designed and built to meet the unique needs of each project.

Key Responsibilities:

-Lead the architectural design and planning of data centres
-Develop and maintain design standards, guidelines and best practices for data centre design
-Collaborate with clients, stakeholders, and project teams to understand project requirements and ensure that they are met in the design
-Manage the design process from concept through to construction
-Prepare architectural drawings, specifications, and other project documentation
-Coordinate with engineers, contractors, and other consultants to ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget
-Conduct site visits and inspections to ensure that the construction meets design specifications and quality standards
-Review and assess project progress and adjust plans as necessary


-Qualified Architect, registered with RIBA
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience in data centre design and construction
-Knowledge of industry standards, codes and regulations governing data centre design and construction
-Proficiency in AutoCAD and other design software
-Excellent communication and project management skills
-Ability to work effectively in a team environment
-Strong attention to detail and ability to problem-solve effectively
-Flexibility to travel to project sites as needed

If you are a highly motivated and skilled architect with a passion for data centre design, we encourage you for this exciting opportunity. We offer competitive salary packages, opportunities for career growth, and a supportive and collaborative work environment.

What we offer:

Colt DCS is a growing business that is investing in its people. Our people are defined by their ability to make things happen and deliver on their promises. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location. 

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt DCS recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:

-Pension and insurance options
-Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
-Business mentoring
-Discounts with local hospitality and retail providers
-Flexible working and relaxed dress code
-Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities

Who we are 

Colt DCS has a vision to ‘’to be the most customer centric data centre provider’’. We have over 20 years’ experience in designing, building and operating energy-efficient, reliable data centres – hosting significant financial, media, corporate and cloud wholesale providers across the world.

We operate 29 state-of-the-art data centres across Europe and Asia Pacific, offering 24/7 security and local language support. We are connected to a further 530+ third party data centres across our network and are able to offer private links into the major public cloud providers.

Privately owned, Colt DCS is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price.

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We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities . We are committed to making Colt an inclusive and supportive workplace

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