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Data Center Engineering Chief Engineer

Data Center Engineering Chief Engineer

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Amazon Corporate Services Korea LLC
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Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented individual to join our Data Center Engineering Operations Team. This committed group works to maintain the critical physical infrastructure that supports Amazon Web Services. Specifically, this team works to ensure that the data center's MEP operates at 100% availability while maintaining first-class customer service to the teams and groups within the data centers.

The Data Center Chief Engineer (CE) is responsible for ensuring that all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center is operating within contract parameters within third party Colocation facilities. Often this will be including risk management and mitigation, corrective and preventative maintenance of critical infrastructure, vendor management and metric reporting.

· Management and leadership of DCEO Engineering Team
· Establish performance benchmarks, conduct analyses, and prepare reports on all aspects of the critical facility operations and maintenance
· Responsible for the on-site management of shift technicians, senior shift technicians, sub-contractors and vendors, ensuring that all work performed is in accordance with established practices and procedures.
· Manage relationship with third party Colocation providers and their facility staff
· Responsible for the operation of and management of both routine and emergency services on a variety of critical systems such as: switchgear, generators, UPS systems, power distribution equipment, chillers, cooling towers, computer room air handlers, building monitoring systems, etc.
· Data Center capacity planning and reporting
· May assist in the design and build out of new facilities
· May assist in projects to increase current Facility efficiency
· Work with IT managers and other business leaders to coordinate projects, manage capacity, and optimize plant safety, performance, reliability and efficiency
· Deliver quality service and ensure all customer demands are met
· Procurement for DCEO related expenditure
· Responsible for asset and inventory management
· Assist in recruiting efforts

Basic Qualifications

· An engineering degree or equivalent
· Fundamental knowledge of network design and layout (copper / fibre) as well as low / high voltage (copper/ fiber) cabling, BMS Systems, Monitoring and alarming systems
· In depth knowledge of Data Center Facilities such as generators, chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, UPS and DRUPS, electrical sub distribution systems, fire detection and suppression systems, cable reticulation systems

· 4+ years of Data Center Engineering Experience
· 8+ years of Facilities Management Experience
· High degree of organization and detail-orientation
· Excellent written and verbal English communications skills
· Proven track record of success in delivering complex projects
· Prior ownership of the operation of a mission-critical team and/or product
· Ability to consistently deliver results despite competing priorities and distractions
· Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline.
· 6+ years of Data Center Engineering Management Experience
· Appropriate Security and Safety awareness
· Datacenter Project Management Experience
· Capacity planning and budgetary experience
· Datacenter or Engineering related certificates; CDCP, CDCS, ATS, ATD, P.E, PMP, LEED, and others