Senior ICT Lead

  • WeWork
  • Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Sep 10, 2019

Job Description

About the Role

WeWork is currently seeking an IT/AV Project Manager who will work directly with the internal real estate team, internal design team (architects, MEP engineers, interior designers, estimators, construction leads), outside consultants (MEP, Architectural, Low Voltage, etc.), building personnel, and contractors to deliver new sites for WeWork.  This is a very hands-on role that is tasked with overseeing building projects from inception (site assessment) through to delivery to operating teams, working closely with WeWork design teams and external consultants/contractors to manage project design development and ensure quality in execution and delivery.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has excellent technical and communication skills, has worked with many unique buildings, and can identify and overcome issues that the built environment will present when performing a rapid site rollout. Please be willing to travel across your target region as needed.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Report jointly to the Head of Engineering and regional Design Director

  • Visit site and review due diligence reports prepared by external consultants to assess low voltage infrastructure provisions at potential properties against WeWork requirements

  • Work with internal architects, MEP engineers, designers and BIM specialists as they develop schematic level handover packages to consultant design teams or design/build contractors

  • Oversee design development from external consultants, reviewing submission packages against WeWork low voltage standards

  • Coordinate and collaborate with team across disciplines to ensure delivery of projects, including schedule, budget, technical and installation oversight

  • Conduct value engineering sessions with contractors to ensure project budget and quality goals are met

  • Work with architects, construction managers, vendors, and logistics team to specify and deliver IT/AV hardware (routers, switches, access points, phones, AV gear)

  • Gather data and contracts to install dual DIA (dedicated Internet access) circuits into WeWork locations. This includes scheduling site surveys, keeping track of installation, to verifying DMARC is installed in building IT MDF room.

  • Monitor contractor’s installation of all low voltage systems within WeWork build outs; ISP circuits, MDF/IDF room build out, IT data cabling infrastructure, installation of hardware

  • Oversee handover of site from development to operations department, managing punch/snag list and technology handover packages, and troubleshoot setup/programming issues


  • Must have Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Information Technology

  • Experience in having direct responsibility for producing coordinated Low Voltage and / or Telecommunications construction documents

  • Broad knowledge of low voltage infrastructure, structured cabling and coordination strategy with focus on telecommunications and / or audio visual design

  • Have experience with construction projects

  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting floor plans and technical drawings and specifications

  • Understanding of the design and construction of IT Closets, MDF and Electrical Equipment Rooms

  • Experience in project completion and turnover for low voltage systems

Regional Qualifications:

  • LATAM: Fluency in English and Spanish required, Portuguese a plus

Who you are:

  • Someone who is ready to get their hands dirty

  • Gets happy and excited that no two days are the same

  • Loves working with numerous people day to day

  • Never take yourself too seriously