Sr. Electrical Controls Engineer, Data Center Controls SysDev Engineering - Electrical

  • Dublin
  • Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited A65
AWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running. We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage, networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re looking for talented people who want to help. You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts, operations managers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completionAmazon Web Services is seeking Controls Engineers to become part of a global engineering team, pioneering and developing the next generation of automation systems for AWS data centers. We are passionate about controls and get our energy through challenge, innovation and design. Success is measured against the possible, not the probable, and we strive to find answers to every unknown.Engineers at Amazon work to design resilient, cost effective systems. As engineers at Amazon we are responsible for achieving a world class uptime for our customers. We justify and communicate the technical decisions we make to Sr. Management and work hard to drive continuous advancements and improvements with our designs. As an engineer at Amazon you have the ability to drive change and define/design the systems our customers rely on.If you are a creative, smart and driven individual that enjoys working with complex problems we want YOU! At Amazon you will be responsible for working on multi-million dollar designs that support our array of businesses and wide variety of customers. Great ideas are encouraged and supported. Ingenuity is the main mechanism which supports our focus on quality, speed, and cost.We are looking for engineers with hands on control automation experience. As we grow we are structuring our team to own more of our engineering in house. In this role you will work with the Principals and the Senior Global Engineers to drive the standardization of designs across the global region in production data centers and resolve open technical issues in the controls space. As part of the team, you will work with highly motivated experts and innovators in the data center industry. You will drive multiple projects, including multimillion dollar controls deployments and retrofitting legacy buildings. Utilizing Amazon Leadership principles, you will develop new processes or standards and test new innovations in the controls space. You will participate in the research and development of new technologies and designs applicable to our products or services. You will be also responsible for writing technical documentation for such projects. You must be capable of defining critical equipment specifications and approving equipment submittals. You will be relied on as a subject matter expert in the controls engineering field. At Amazon we highly support continued learning opportunities and focus on continued employee development.At Amazon team work is absolutely necessary for us to accomplish our goals. You must be able to work within a team and depend on others to accomplish the required work. As an engineer at Amazon you will be working with other internal groups as well as external groups including manufacturers, vendors, and contractors.Amazon has a global presence. Travel will be necessary but shouldn’t be more than 30%. International support will be part of the job, and some international travel will be necessary. Support could consist of working on international teams and could require developing schematic and design document packages. An understanding of international electrical design requirements is preferable.Key job responsibilitiesThe Sr Electrical Controls Engineer's key job responsibilities will be leading technical global electrical controls and power monitoring initiatives in both the existing fleet and new generational designs. They support deep dives of large scale events in the existing fleet for root cause analysis to find lessons learned and shape future designs. They review and approve changes to the Controls Basis of Design. They are a global subject matter expert for electrical switchgear and generator controls as well as power monitoring. A day in the lifeThe Electrical Controls Engineer works with AWS stakeholders ranging from Sr and Principle MEP Engineering, Product and Program managers, and Operations to create and iterate upon the AWS Infrastructure Automation products. Depending on scope and size of projects, this includes developing these systems jointly with the programmers and developers on the team as well as on smaller projects as the sole engineer responsible for all aspects.About the teamThe Controls System Development team is part of the larger Data Center Engineering organization and Data Center Community within Amazon Web Services. The team is global with builders around the world. Diverse ExperiencesAWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the 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. Why AWS? 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.Inclusive Team CultureHere at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.Mentorship & Career GrowthWe’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional. Work/Life BalanceWe value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:Dublin, D, IRLBASIC QUALIFICATIONS- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, HVAC, or other related engineering degree. - Cumulative 5-10 years of experience with electrical diagrams, power monitoring, control diagrams, building operations, control circuits, industrial HVAC. - 3-5 years of experience directly related to data center or mission critical facility design.- Minimum 2 years’ of experience with one or more of the following products [Siemens: Apogee/Disego] [Honeywell: Building Controls/Trend] [Schneider Electric: PowerLogic/Struxureware] [Rockwell Automation: FactoryTalk, Tridium Niagra] [Eaton: Foreseer] [ABB: Decathalon] [Johnson Controls: Metasys] [Codesys][SEL: acSELerator QuickSet][Inductive Automation: Ignition]PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS- Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer, or regional equivalent. Direct experience with the construction, operation, or maintenance of data centers. In depth understanding of critical data center electrical equipment. - Experience with fast track design/build projects and or multiple significant upgrade projects. Experience with large scale technical operations or large-scale compute farms. - Knowledge of building codes and regulations including Life Safety, IBC, NFPA, NEC, and OSHA.- Possess leadership and problem solving skills. Be a motivated, highly dependable individual. Possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, maintain high quality standards.- Ability to research and carry new designs, technologies, and construction methods of data center equipment and facilities into deployment/construction.