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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of cloud computing, and AWS, is the ability to leverage a new business model and turn capital infrastructure expenses into variable costs. Businesses no longer need to pl...
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    Data Center Engineer - Edge Operations

    Role Function:

    • The Data Center Engineer is Amazon’s front line technical subject matter leader when it comes to hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment operations and troubleshooting. They will work with the Colo provider and Biz Development to ensure the ongoing maintenance and operations of Data Center Operation’s Mission Critical Facilities, which includes stand-by diesel generators and related fuel systems, 3 phase electrical systems that include but not limited to switchgear, UPSs, PDUs, wet cell batteries and associated systems, CRAC, centrifugal chillers, cooling towers/water chemical system, air handlers and associated systems, pumps, & motors.


    • Supervise, advise and consult with Colocation operators performing servicing or preventive maintenance.
    • Assist in performing root cause analysis for operational issues.
    • Perform periodic on site assessments and audits of operations, electrical, and mechanical systems
    • Supervise the design and implementation of retrofits of existing facilities
    • Qualify new sites for new deployments
    • Drive operational excellence in all data center sites
    • Perform first level trouble-shooting for facility and rack level events.
    • Approval of all CMs (Change Management Tasks) to enable changes and maintenance at sites.
    • Perform basic support concepts such as ticketing systems, root cause analysis, and task prioritization.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline + 3 years of post degree work experience.
    • Alternate to the engineering degree - 10+ years of maintenance/design experience
    • Ability to demonstrate in depth technical excellence in the design, maintenance and operation of critical electrical and HVAC systems
    • Thorough understanding of thermodynamic assessments of cooling system capacity vs projected heat load
    • Ability to deep dive electrical lineups including electrical load/coordination studies to assess for ongoing operational risks and failure modes
    • Ability to oversee multiple geographically separated locations including up to 60% travel
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Good attention to detail.
    • Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years Data Center Design/Operations experience or other experience in 24X7 mission critical industries/facilities
    • Masters Degree in EE or ME or PE licensure
    • Knowledge of Data center security standards and requirements
    • Good leadership and organizational skills.
    • Fundamental knowledge of network design and layout as well as low voltage (copper/ fiber) cabling.

    Company - Amazon Web Services SA Pvt Ltd
    Job ID: A999500

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Amazon Web Services on to apply
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