Amazon Corporate LLC Principal Electrical Engineer, Data Centers in Seattle, Washington
DESCRIPTION Amazon Web Services is seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer to become part of a global engineering team, responsible for the design and continuous innovation within our rapidly expanding data center foot print. Datacenter electrical engineers at Amazon work to design resilient, cost effective electrical distribution 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, define and design the systems our customers rely on. Amazon offers 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 are looking for engineers with hands on electrical infrastructure design and product development experience. If you can design electrical systems, have an understanding of the critical equipment needs for a data center, and understand the constructability of varying designs you may be a good fit. Engineers will directly support product development and be a part of the process from concept to implementation. You must be capable of defining equipment specifications and evaluating the merit of design changes. You will be relied on as a subject matter expert in the electrical engineering field. We highly support continued learning opportunities and focus on continued employee development. At Amazon team work is absolutely necessary for us to accomplish our goals. You must be able to work within a team and depend on others to accomplish the required work. As an electrical engineer at Amazon you will be working with other internal groups as well as external groups including manufacturers, vendors, and contractors. Amazon has a global presence. Travel will occasionally be necessary but shouldn't be more than 25%. International support will be part of the job, so some international travel will be necessary. The Principal Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the following: - Support and coordinate between the Infrastructure Solutions, Datacenter Design Engineering, Global Engineering, and Hardware Engineering teams to develop cutting edge concepts into new products. - Work with internal teams to understand design requirements, solicit customer input, and drive innovative electrical solutions within business constraints. - Conceive, initiate, and lead projects with widespread impact on infrastructure design, innovation, and implementation. - Foster relationships with other engineers, acting as a mentor and technical resource both within our team, and with external teams that support our data centers. - Collaborate with other disciplines such as mechanical engineering and compliance to create well thought out products. - Creation of designs which meet or exceed our quality requirements while delivering a return on investment. - Oversee global vendors and manufacturers working on our products to ensure quality designs. - Work to ensure compliance with federal, state and municipal requirements and building codes. - Review and approval of vendor proposals and/or solutions.