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Data Center Engineer

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Pointe-Claire, QC
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Full Time
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Engineer (Data Centre/Critical Infrastructure)

This position serves as a technical resource to support Amazon within its owned and operated Data Centres. The position will help ensure overall availability and reliability to meet or exceed defined service levels of Data Centre operations.

The Data Centre Engineer will be responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of all electrical, mechanical, and HVAC equipment within the Data Centre. This equipment supports mission-critical servers and must maintain better than 99.999% uptime. The Data Centre Engineering Technician will continue to maintain high reliability and performance while keeping operating costs in facilities at a minimum, the engineer will drive innovation to reduce operational costs.

The Data Centre Engineers are Amazon's front line when it comes to hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment troubleshooting. They will maintain, operate, troubleshoot, Operations Mission Critical Facilities, which includes stand-by diesel generators and related fuel systems, 3 phase electrical systems that include but not limited to switchgear, UPSs, PDUs, wet cell batteries and associated systems, CRAC, centrifugal chillers, cooling towers/water chemical system, air handlers and associated systems, pumps, & motors.

This individual will also be responsible for providing leadership and project management of projects to start up new Data Centre facilities and upgrade existing Data Centre facilities. He/she will lead efforts between architecture, technical, negotiation, and other teams within to develop specifications, designs, and cost estimates for future Data Centre projects. This individual will continue to maintain high reliability and performance while keeping operating costs in facilities at a minimum.

Basic Qualifications Basic qualifications:
• Bilingual in French and English: Ability to read, write and speak/communicate fluently in English with respect to complex technical instructions and concepts.

    •Must be bilingual (French & English)

    •Bachelor's degree in Engineering (any field)
    •5+ years of experience in the job offered or related occupation of Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, or related
    •Experience must involve technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects
    •Experience with complex MHE and packaging lines or process design based on Lean Manufacturing or Toyota Manufacturing System
    •Experience using MS Excel, and MS Project, and CAD software (AutoCAD)
    •Ability to travel up to 30% of time to installation sites throughout the United States
    •Bilingual - French and English

Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications:

    •A technical license or certification in the electrical or mechanical fields related to Data Centre operations.
    •An excellent understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems involved in critical Data Centre operations including systems such as feeders, transformers, generators, switchgear, UPS systems, ATS units, PDU units, chillers, pumps, air handling units, and CRAC units.
    •Ability to solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context.
    •Previous vendor negotiation and management skills for Data Centre preferred.
    •Has a strong aptitude for trouble shooting and problem solving.
    •Ability to maintain SLAs through the implementation of proactive issue detection and reporting.
    •Ability to write and review accurate and complete support procedures, system documentation, and issue tracking entries.
    •Shows good judgment and instincts in decision making.
    •Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment.
    •Proactively and continually improve your level of knowledge about Amazon's business and relevant technologies.
    •Able to demonstrate their ability to take ownership of technical issues brought to them by their customer base. If they are unable to resolve certain issues by themselves, can demonstrate a willingness to actively engage other support teams to drive it to resolution.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Posted: October 15, 2018
Closes: December 14, 2018
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