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Amazon GIFT AMER Engineering Manager, DCC Communities in Herndon, Virginia


AWS is looking for a passionate, results-oriented, inventive Global Integrated Facilities Team (GIFT) Americas Engineering Manager to drive engineering solutions which meet strict quality and performance levels across the globe. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, understands the best practices for service-oriented product delivery and has extensive experience within the arena of domestic and international data center delivery.

As a Global Integrated Facilities Team (GIFT) Americas Engineering Manager, you will work in conjunction with Principle engineers, data center engineers, architects and other key stakeholders to lead data center solutions through the design, planning, development and delivery phases. All while maintaining the highest performance standards and utilizing innovation to reduce budgets and increase efficiency. A Global Integrated Facilities Team (GIFT) Americas Engineering Manager, must have experience in the evaluation of different systems and development of new systems, across multiple disciplines and regions. Experience in troubleshooting, operation and preventative maintenance of mission-critical facilities, associated MEP components is preferable.

Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. The Data Center Engineering (DCE) business requires creative engineering balanced with high quality and customer focus.

You will lead a team that will be the ‘go to’ engineering resource and you will use your subject matter expertise to engage with diverse teams to:

· Own, Review, and approve design solutions for new and existing data centers, which add capacity, improve availability, and increase efficiency.

· Interface with internal data center design engineering team, server hardware team, environmental health and safety team to promote standards that maintain consistency and reliability in services delivered.

· Act as resident engineers during the deployment of new engineering solutions. Supporting design, construction, commissioning, and turnover.

· Work on concurrent projects in multiple geographical regions.

· Assist with troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and for site/equipment failures.

· Directly support operational issues with ad-hoc training, complex operating procedure reviews, including critical equipment, and event support.

As a manager, you will be expected to:

· Hire employees that demonstrate Amazon Leadership Principles

· Manage a team and individual performance including promotions

· Create and improve metrics, drive efficiencies in repeatable work

· Influence team strategy and identify growth opportunities

· Make trade-offs on competing business needs using high judgement

Amazon's vision is to be the world's most customer-centric company, and this role is key to that vision. As an Amazon Global Engineering Manager, you will be leading data centers projects that 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 recommendations despite uncertainty

· Are detail and data oriented

· Have experience managing engineering projects and consultants.

· Build trust and relationships with different stakeholders (e.g. Principles, Design, Operations, Commissioning and Construction)

· Open to travel 25% of the time

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 capacity, availability and safety, focusing on the actions that are most impactful. You will have the opportunity to work on projects on a regional and global scale.

If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenge of innovative projects at hyper-scale, this job is for you!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace to deliver the best results for our customers. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status; we celebrate the diverse ways we work. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please let us know and we will connect you to our accommodation team. You may also reach them directly by visiting please https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Austin, TX, USA | Columbus, OH, USA | Herndon, VA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Structural Engineering or equivalent experience.

• 6+ cumulative years of experience with industrial or commercial engineering in Mission Critical facilities including but not limited to: data centers, power generation, oil / gas facilities. (Experienced Engineer)

• 3+ cumulative years of experience managing an engineering team. (Experienced Manager)

• Thorough understanding of both mechanical and electrical equipment/design related to data centers (Including but not limited to: uninterruptable power sources , diesel generators, electrical switchgear, power distribution units, variable frequency drives, automatic/static transfer switches, chillers [air-cooled and water-cooled], pumps, cooling towers, heat exchangers, CRAHs, air economizers, etc...)

• Thorough knowledge of continuous operating redundant electrical systems, cooling systems, air flow containment systems and building management systems. (Including but not limited to: uninterruptable power sources, AC/DC conversion, P&ID loops, diesel generators systems and complex arrangements, direct evaporative cooling systems, etc...)

• Organized and have the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines and budget

• Possess leadership and problem-solving skills

• Direct experience with the design, construction, operation, or maintenance of mission critical facilities, especially data centers.

• Possess excellent communication and writing skills, attention to detail, maintain high quality standards

• Experience reading, interpreting, and creating construction drawings, specifications, and submittal documents

• Ability to develop solutions and execute plans on complex projects

• Thorough understanding and use of Revit

Preferred Qualifications

• Managing a team of 6+ direct reports for 6+ years

• Experience using a variety of web based and other software tools for calculation and data processing.

• Experience as resident engineer or hands-on (in the field) design consultant.

• Knowledge of building codes and regulations for the Americas region.

• Ability to carry design concepts through exploration, development, and into deployment/mass production

• EPMS/SCADA/BMS Controls system experience (software and/or hardware)

• Registered Professional Engineer

• Advanced degree in engineering, business, or related field.

• Previous ownership of fast track design/build projects and or multiple significant upgrade projects

• Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role

• Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $114,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $212,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.