Data Center Command And Control Engineer

Amazon.Com, Inc. Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 2 months ago

At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth! Amazon is a place where builders can build. We hire the world's brightest minds and offer them an environment in which they can invent and innovate to improve the experience for our customers. If you'd like to help us build a place where you can find and buy anything online, this is the job for you.

The Data Center Global Engineering Operations organization is looking for an individual with proven and tested leadership skills to help bring to fruition a newly developed Global Continuity Center (GCC). The GCC is responsible for 24X7 monitoring of the data center's physical infrastructure and will serve as a facilitator for all Large Scale Events (LSEs) and Critical Site Events (CSEs). This role will also serve as a central monitoring location for the facility electrical and mechanical systems. This team will ensure that the customer experience will be optimal and gratifying by way of consistency, reliability and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate will need to have an understanding of data center IT infrastructure and data center facilities infrastructure and how the two entities co-exist. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing assistance and support to the onsite team. The position will help ensure overall availability and reliability to meet or exceed defined service levels. Qualified candidates must also have experience functioning in a large-scale data center and have demonstrated and displayed the ability to think outside of the box. This skill is essential, as the candidate will assist with aligning the GCC with the larger objectives of other business and peer organizations. You will need to play a role with growing the team to a standard of operational excellence.

If you are passionate about the Customer Experience, you think and act globally, and you want to contribute to the operational excellence of Amazon Data Centers, then this may be the challenge you've been looking for!

Roles, Responsibilities and Requirements (job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility required):

  • Monitors the global data center Amazon facilities infrastructure platform

  • Serves as a Point of Contact for internal and external teams

  • Assists with the development of communication and escalation protocols designed to improve the team's performance

  • Contributes to outage post mortem analysis

  • Ensures records are updated in a timely manner

  • Assists with coordination and communication during emergency recovery efforts

  • Assists with the development of tools that will enhance the team's performance

The ability to support a 24X7 environment (This is shift work which may require that you work weekends and holidays)

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

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