Building Management Systems Engineer

Reno, Nevada, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200183351
At Apple, we embrace diversity, continuously strive for perfection, and thrive in an environment of innovation and collaboration. We are actively seeking a Data Center Building Management Systems Engineer who will excel among a team of thinkers and doers, committed to working in a critical environment that values continuous improvement and embraces change! Apple’s Data Center Operations (DCO) team thrives with individuals like you that take pride of ownership for the services provided in our critical environments. We excel at actively managing and maintaining systems that expand our customer support capabilities, and assist the world with their daily lives. As part of a group of like-minded people, you will address complex topics pertaining to applications, devices, processes and systems that craft how we maintain and operate our facilities in the most balanced and innovated approach possible!

Key Qualifications

  • Typically 5+ years of experience in data center application development and implementation including Siemens, JCI, Schneider controls or equivalent
  • 6+ years of experience with mission critical infrastructure systems including Buildings and Advance BMS or EPMS systems
  • Skilled specialist, completes tasks in a professional, inventive and effective manner.
  • Works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative. Understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions.
  • Follows established procedures on routine work. Receives little instruction on daily work and general instruction on newly introduced assignments.
  • Understanding of hyper scale electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of NFPA70e and OSHA Regulations that pertain to data centers
  • Ability to perform practical applications of, preventative and corrective maintenance for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other infrastructure systems in high-risk environments to ensure operational efficiency
  • Responsible for the safe, professional, and operationally sound manipulation of electrical systems that support systems in high-availability, high-risk, or high-reliability environments.
  • Regularly inspects and supervises critical equipment and responds too irregular or malfunctioning conditions.
  • Responds quickly to emergency situations that impact the critical facility operations and coordinates with other critical facilities professionals to perform corrective repairs.
  • Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret fire system, electrical system, and mechanical system drawings.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams to define and certify solutions to meet business needs while ensuring they meet the required standards.
  • Ensure site integrity and system stability through corporate standards, processes and disciplines, accountable to maintain a 24x7 data center support model.


The Data Center Building Management Systems Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and managing solutions for building management, translating enterprise IT and InfoSec requirements. Being responsible for the implementation of building technologies solutions and enabling the DCO Facilities teams with respect to these technologies and the day to day operations of the critical facilities. These technologies support site functionality including: building automation, power monitoring, sustainability, environmental systems, and life safety systems. Team member will be required to analyze metrics and articulate data trends both visually and verbally. Assist with design and implementation of projects such as assessing current processes/procedures to make recommendations for efficiency and code and configure individual controls within the BMS and EPMS environment.

Education & Experience

High School diploma or GED equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Typically work on their feet 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts with the potential to work graveyard, weekend or holiday shifts as necessary and work possible overtime
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach and lift as required, on a continuous basis, with items that can weigh up to 75 lbs
  • Ability to work within a heat range of 60 degrees Fahrenheit upwards of 110 degrees Fahrenheit while following OSHA driven work rest cycles.
  • Requires ability to climb and utilize a ladder varying in types from A-Frame to extension ladders at various heights. Operate a forklift, pallet jack or other material handling equipment after accurate training is provided
  • Use of appropriate PPE such as ARC Flash suits and/or coveralls, in a variety of environments.