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Sr. Mech Product Engineer, Data Center Eng, Mech Solutions

Job ID: 2554947 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Are you interested in developing solutions that have big impact? Are you someone who likes to challenge the status quo and work on developing innovative product solutions? If you are a mechanical engineer and looking for an exciting career in cloud infrastructure, come join a team that constantly seeks ways to build things better & faster for our customers.

AWS is looking for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to become part of a global data center engineering team, responsible for the design and continuous innovation within our rapidly expanding data center footprint. This position can be based out of Seattle, Washington or Herndon, Virginia.

Our Senior Mechanical Engineers take full ownership to design resilient, cost effective mechanical systems. As engineers at Amazon, we are responsible for achieving a world class uptime for our customers. We drive continuous advancements and improvements with our designs, and communicate technical direction to Sr. Management. We seek new ways to enhance the reliability, scalability, and cost effectiveness of our engineering designs. As an engineer at Amazon, you have the ability to drive change and make a substantial impact in the systems our customers rely on.

Key Functional Dimensions:
• Work in a cross-disciplinary setting with ability to influence and drive others.
• Work has deep and far reaching impact on overall product design/solutions
• Advises peer engineers and management team.
• Deep-dive and perform root cause analysis.
• Make technical trade-offs between short-term project goals and long-term business needs.
• Develop integrated systems extending the life of data center infrastructure products.
• Simplify, optimize and lower costs of data center mechanical and associated sub components.

At Amazon, team work is absolutely necessary for us to accomplish our goals. We work within a team and depend on others to accomplish the required work. As a mechanical engineer at Amazon you will be working with other internal groups as well as external groups including manufacturers, vendors, and contractors.

Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with internal and external ecosystem partners to design and develop new data center product solutions.
• Support field engineering and data center operation teams for performing root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.
• Leverage economy of scale through standardization and modularization of data center products.
• Provide technical subject matter expertise to peers, senior management and partner teams.
• Develop business justification and narratives to promote new concepts and ideas.
• Lead key initiatives for the organization while demonstrating extreme ownership.
• Work with global suppliers and manufacturers to specify appropriate mechanical and associated sub components.
• Provide product design support to other team members.
• Writing functional specifications, design verification plans, and functional test procedures.

What we offer: A fast paced, fun, and exciting work environment. We continue to grow at exponential rates and are looking for individuals that can support our speed to market, enjoy a challenge, and have a desire for professional growth and continuous learning experiences. Amazon’s work environment is unique in every aspect and offers an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate.

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 and supporting our 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 LOVE Data so be sure to apply with a detailed resume/CV.

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.

Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred 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.

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

Here 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.

We’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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace to deliver the best results for our customers. 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; we celebrate the diverse ways we work. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please let us know and we will connect you to our accommodation team. You may also reach them directly by visiting please https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Austin, TX, USA | Columbus, OH, USA | Herndon, VA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering. Will also accept equivalent domain specific technical experience in lieu of a degree.
• 7+ years of experience in data center design and product development/HVAC design/related product development.
• Thorough understanding and use of principals, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
• Deep understanding of data center mechanical systems and cooling control schemes.
• Prior experience working with an interdisciplinary team to execute product designs from concept to production including specification, design, prototyping, validation and testing.
• Experience with full lifecycle and proficiency at completing tasks to meet associated milestones.
• Familiarity of product verification using testing and experience for product certification testing by third party lab.
• Experience evaluating design, performance and logistical tradeoffs for rack and room level products.
• Proficiency with FEA and CFD-based analysis tools.
• Demonstrated understanding of engineering documentation, electrical and mechanical diagrams, and standard operating procedures.
• Experience designing air- or water-cooled systems for high-heat density applications.
• Knowledge of industry standards such as ASHRAE, NFPA, ANSI etc.

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $114,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $212,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.