Nov 15, 2021

Data Center Capacity Planning Lead

  • iboss
  • Florida, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview


Company Overview

iboss is a cloud security company that enables the modern workforce to connect securely and directly to all applications from wherever they work. Built on a containerized cloud architecture, iboss delivers security capabilities such as SWG, malware defense, RBI, CASB and data loss prevention to all connections via the cloud, instantaneously and at scale. This eliminates the need for traditional network security appliances, such as VPNs, firewalls and web gateway proxies, which are ineffective at protecting a cloud-first and mobile world. Leveraging a purpose-built cloud architecture backed by 230+ issued and pending patents and more than 100 points of presence globally, iboss processes over 150 billion transactions daily, blocking 4 billion threats per day. More than 4,000 global enterprises trust the iboss Cloud Platform to support their modern workforces, including a large number of Fortune 50 companies. To learn more, visit .

Job Description

Iboss is looking for a Data Center Capacity Planning Lead to join our Cloud Services department. The primary role of Capacity Planning Lead is to focus on data center performance and capacity initiatives. This person will work cross-functionally to ensure optimal operations and growth of data center capacity and bandwidth resources. Comfort in a fast paced, dynamic business environment, excellent communication and analytic skills, and comfort with data are key to success in this role.


Become an expert in what drives demand in iboss's data centers and be able to generate a multi-variate forecast incorporating organic growth as well as feature deployments and architecture changes Build short-term and long-term demand & capacity models, scenario assessments, and plans for different Data Center regions and Public Cloud Regions to optimize capacity and costs Increase visibility into data center performance across all locations: Develop capacity insights and KPI's for global portfolio of data centers utilization and how changes to iboss products and company events impact power, performance, and asset utilization Collaborate cross-functionally with Data Center Operations, Engineering, Finance, and other teams as necessary to drive consensus around Demand and Capacity requirements Review and analyze historical Bandwidth and Compute Growth trends, find patterns in data using statistical analysis, build time series forecasting models Partner with Finance to support budget, capital planning, and resource allocation (as needed)


10+ years of experience in capacity management, planning and forecasting 6+ years building and leading high functioning teams Good understanding of data center/network environment Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data from multiple sources and determine the impact on infrastructure capacity Hands on experience in creating Planning models in Google Sheets and/or MS Excel Reporting knowledge using System, Network & Application Monitoring tools Experience working with cross-functional teams Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results BA/BS degree in Business, Statistics, Engineering, Operations, or related discipline or equivalent degree or equivalent work experience


Health, Vision, Dental - open to domestic partners 401K with company match Paid Time Off (PTO) Company-paid holidays Optimistic, supportive, and FUN work environment Fantastic quarterly company events Free lunch every Friday Free snacks Free on-site gym membership

The duties and responsibilities described above are essential functions of the job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a veteran or as an individual with a disability.

*This position is not eligible for sponsorship of work visas

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