Data Center Structure Architecture Engineer


Huawei is a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices.

About the job

We are Huawei a Fortune 500 company, China’s MNC operates in over 170 countries and regions as a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices. We are now searching for a dynamic and motivated Data Center structure architecture Engineer to join us on our journey.

Location: Kenya


  • Support projects team to engage clients and consultant teams.
  • Support projects during the tender as a solution engineer or as part of the solutions team.
  • Develop local resources to support the DC facility business.
  • Promote and present Huawei DC solutions, as well as manage client relationships.
  • Integrate design requirements as defined by the client, structure design and architecture design as well as specialists to compile requirements for bid High-Level Designs (HLD), often from the start, including:
  • Structure design, Architecture design, Baseline / Concept scheme drawings and schedules (layouts, SLDs, coordination); Baseline bill of quantities (BoQ); Concept reports; All documentation required to compile high-level project costs and to advise final design brief for completion by relevant country’s local consultants.
  • Compile structure design and architecture design RFPs.
  • Development and maintenance of Concept scheme design, prototype design, and template specifications for main building; Create/maintain project documentation before, during, and after construction.
  • Summarize project cost and generate baselines and valuation models; Construct and maintain the pricing models; Project cost management and optimization; Lead initiatives aimed at improving cost, quality, schedule, and consistency
  • Manage the work of our external design consultants.
  • Provide support for Project management, including sub-contractor selection & management, supply chain, procurement, process management and acceptance.
  • Provide general and project support and guidance to all local project teams in the region to develop their delivery skills; Formulate delivery construction solution standards and guides; Formulate project acceptance criteria


The Data Center Structure Architecture Engineer role has the following requirements:

  • Matric (Grade 12) non-negotiable.
  • A degree in structure or Architecture is non-negotiable.
  • Professional registration is preferred.
  • IT / ICT or any business-related qualification will be an advantage.
  • Minimum +5 years of structure or Architecture design experience, involving medium to large scale and complex projects (experience with the data centre, mission-critical and industrial projects preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a consulting engineering firm.
  • Minimum 2 large-scale (no less than 10000 square meters) Data Center projects design or build experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of structure or Architecture design for the construction of buildings, including

What we offer

  • We offer extensive benefits and an attractive remuneration package
  • Culturally diverse organization which fosters teamwork and mutual support
  • Provide equal opportunities and constantly evolving career growth

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