APAC Data Center Edge Operations is seeking a passionate, results-oriented engineer to drive operational excellence in its colocation based data center operations. This position serves as a technical resource to support Amazon Web Services (AWS) within its geographically distributed Edge Operations. The position will help ensure overall availability and reliability to meet or exceed the defined service level expectations of data center operations.
The Data Center Engineer will be responsible for overseeing site qualification and selection. In addition, the engineer will be responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of all electrical, mechanical, and HVAC equipment in multiple colocation data centers. This equipment supports mission-critical servers and networking equipment with high up-time expectations.
The Data Center Engineer will continue to maintain high reliability and performance while keeping operating costs in facilities at a minimum. Where appropriate, the engineer will drive innovation cooperatively with the colocation facility to reduce operational costs. The Data Center Engineer is Amazon's front line technical subject matter experts when it comes to hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment operations and troubleshooting.
They will ensure the ongoing maintenance and operations of Data Center Operation's Mission Critical Facilities, which includes standby diesel generators and related fuel systems, 3 phase electrical systems that include but not limited to switchgear, UPSs, PDUs, batteries and associated systems, CRAC, centrifugal chillers, cooling towers/water chemical system, air handlers and associated systems, pumps, & motors. Responsibilities:
-Perform periodic on-site assessments and audits of operations, electrical, and mechanical systems -Supervise the design and implementation of retrofits of existing facilities
-Must have a strong ability to solve complex technical problems on electrical and/or mechanical side -Ability to lead technically in challenging situations and resolve issues -Ability to coach and mentor other technical team membersBASIC QUALIFICATIONS
-Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline + 3 years of post-degree work experience.
- 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 Datacenter security standards and requirements - Strong leadership and organizational skills. -Fundamental knowledge of network design and layout as well as low voltage (copper/ fiber) cabling