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OSP Design Engineer, Metro Fiber, Fiber Engineering

Job ID: 2664634 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.


AWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running. We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage, networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re looking for talented people who want to help.

You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts, operations managers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion. is looking for best in class Fiber Engineers to help build one of the world’s largest and most complex networks. With Amazon Web Services (, our goal is to become “The Infrastructure Platform” to the world. Our customers demand the highest quality and reliability for their services. As we expand at a tremendous rate it is our responsibility to maintain that quality and reliability. We look for innovative ways to automate and scale our network as we expand, while driving complex issues to resolution. Amazon Web Services is looking for a highly motivated, technically savvy Fiber Engineer to help develop and scale one of the world’s largest and most complex networks.

The ideal candidate will possess a technical background with a strong working knowledge and demonstration of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and fiber network design along with ability to streamline associated processes. He/She should have demonstrated ability to think logically about technical challenges, with the ability to break down and resolve issues independently. As well as:
- Experience working in GIS Systems
- Understanding of Underground Construction Techniques
- Understanding of Outside and Inside Plant Cabling and Routing
- Engineering and process design methodology
- Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time
- Ability to work across multiple time zones

Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong project management and time management skills. The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential. This is an amazing opportunity in terms of responsibility, interesting challenges and high visibility and look forward to talking to you.

Willing to travel 10% of the time

Key job responsibilities
As a Fiber Engineer, you will have the exciting opportunity to design fiber solutions and maintain records surrounding our fiber optic infrastructure using GIS and associated tools. You will:
- Interface with internal (Data Center Engineering, Business Developers, Deployment Engineers, Tool Automation) and external stakeholders (Construction Vendors, Engineering Firms, )
- Create engineering design and documents, single line drawings, cable routing, and splicing work packages.
- Ingest and audit GIS data for completeness and accuracy.
- Optimize processes to improve efficiency and delivery.

About the team
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.

Diverse Experiences
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.

Work/Life Balance
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.

Inclusive Team Culture
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.

Mentorship and Career Growth
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.


- BS or MS degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in an IT-related field.
- 2+ years experience working in GIS Systems.
- 2+ years experience in project/program management with a proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels.
- 2+ years of outside/inside plant engineering experience.


- Programming language to assist in data and GIS analysis

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $114,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $197,700/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.