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Data Center Regional Structural Engineer (Field Engineering)

Herndon, VA 20170


Job summary
As an Amazon Field Engineer, you will provide full life-cycle support to AWS Data Centers from design inception through site improvement and maintenance. You will be the €˜go to€™ engineering resource for your region when technical advice is needed, and will use your subject matter expertise and engage with diverse teams to:

* Work with a team of design, engineering and construction professionals on a wide variety of conceptual design, build, and retrofit projects at existing data center builds

* Create, review and release data center structural improvements by working with external design vendors and internal stakeholders

* Serve as a technical advisor for AWS DC design projects including; review of structural systems, evaluating superstructure design options, and assessing structural calculation assumptions

* Create, review and release structural design RFPs. Work with internal partner teams to execute the RFQ process

* Manage external structural design consultants through the audit, design and implementation of a variety of projects while coordinating with internal engineering, construction and other stakeholder teams

* Own the design for existing data center upgrades and design-solutions, 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.

* Work on concurrent projects, sometimes in multiple geographical regions.

* Initiate and lead engineering audits including on-site visits within Amazon€™s owned or colo data centers. Produce reports outlining risks with recommended mitigations and remediations

* Act as resident engineer during new construction projects. Support construction, commissioning, and turnover.

Amazon's vision is to be the world's most customer-centric company, and this role is key to that vision. As a Field Engineer, you will be leading projects to fit out our data centers to 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., Operations, Commissioning, Construction and Design)

* Are adaptable and inclined to get into the field to see things up close

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 locally and globally.

We have an immediate opening for a Field Engineer in, IAD Region. If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenge of innovative projects at hyper-scale, this job is for you!

Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we€™re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon€™s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren€™t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we€™re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life€”both in and outside of work.


* Bachelor€™s Degree in civil or structural engineering or equivalent experience.

* 5+ cumulative years of experience with structural design of industrial or commercial building


Experience with structural engineering for Mission Critical facilities including but not limited to: data centers, power generation, oil / gas facilities

* Detailed understanding of tilt-up and precast concrete structures, structural steel systems, seismic design, wind loading, snow loading, and forensic analysis of building design and construction defects

* Experience in seismic design and detailing for structural steel and reinforced concrete structures

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

* Knowledge of building codes and regulations for your region.

* Experience reading, interpreting, and creating construction drawings, specifications, and submittal documents.

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

* Possess leadership and problem-solving skills

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

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

* Basic understanding of both mechanical and electrical equipment/design related to data centers

* Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role

* Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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

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.


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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