Cluster Project Design Electrical Engineer, Fleet Remediation Engineering

Amazon Data Services, Inc.
 Santa Clara, CA


Job summary

As an Amazon Fleet Remediation Project Design Engineer, you will lead design projects in operational data centers, that remediate issues, upgrade our existing infrastructure or add new services. You will be the 'go to' engineering resource for these projects and will provide lifecycle support from design through implementation. You will use your electrical expertise to:

  • Own the design for existing data center upgrades and design-solutions which add data center infrastructure, capacity, improve availability, and/or increase sustainability.
  • Prepare/review short circuit coordination studies and maintain the software models to march as-built site conditions.
  • Perform design and equipment submittal review for Data Centers in your region.
  • Interface with internal and external data center design engineering team, server hardware team, environmental health and safety team, field engineering, and controls engineering to promote standards that maintain consistency and reliability in services delivered.
  • Work on concurrent projects, sometimes in multiple geographical regions.
  • Act as a technical subject matter expert for your given discipline during new remediation projects.
  • Support construction, commissioning, operations, and turnover.

Amazon's vision is to be the world's most customer-centric company, and this role is key to that vision. As a Fleet Remediation Project Design Electrical Engineer, you will be leading projects to fit out our data centers to meet ever-evolving customer needs as we continue expanding our fleet to hyper-scale. As an ideal candidate you:

  • Possess Strong Engineering Judgement and are able to provide design and recommendations despite uncertainty
  • Are detail and data oriented with familiarity with design/construction processes
  • Have experience managing engineering projects and engineering consultants.
  • Build trust and relationships with different stakeholders (e.g., Operations, Commissioning, Construction and Design)
  • Manage design and as built drawings and documents
  • Prepare and present progress reports to all relevant stakeholders
  • Be inclined to get into the field to see things up close

Each day you will interact with different teams responsible for all aspects of the data centers. You will prioritize your activities to support data center safety, remediation projects, capacity, and availability, focusing on the actions that are most impactful. You will have the opportunity to work on projects locally and globally.

We have an immediate opening for a Fleet Remediation Project Design Electrical Engineer in the SFO Cluster. If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenge of innovative projects at hyper-scale, this job is for you!

Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life—both in and outside of work.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ cumulative years of design experience with industrial or commercial engineering in Mission Critical facilities including but not limited to: data centers, power generation, oil / gas facilities. (Experienced Engineer)

Preffered Qualifications

  • Ability to work cross-functionally to solve problems.
  • Organized and have the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines and budget
  • Possess leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Experience using a variety of web based and other software tools for calculation and data processing.
  • Direct experience with the design, construction, operation, or maintenance of mission critical facilities, especially data centers.
  • Experience as resident design engineer or hands-on (in the field) design consultant.
  • Knowledge of building codes and regulations for your region.
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and creating construction drawings, specifications, and submittal documents.
  • Ability to carry design concepts through exploration, development, and into deployment/mass production
  • Possess excellent communication and writing skills, attention to detail, maintain high quality standards
  • Basic understanding of both mechanical and electrical equipment/design related to data center electrical and mechanical topology
  • EPMS/SCADA/BMS Controls system experience (software and/or hardware)
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Advanced degree in engineering, business, or related field.
  • Have fluent knowledge of continuous operating redundant electrical systems, cooling systems, air flow containment and building management systems
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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