Amazon Data Center Cable Infrastructure Engineer , DCC Communities, DCC Communities in Garland, Texas
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an Cable Infrastructure Engineer to join our growing team within infrastructure operations. This Engineer is the go-to for Network and Server Capacity expansion projects. This person is involved with installation and troubleshooting of structured cabling, management of infrastructure inventory at multiple levels, physical installation of network and server racks and/or devices and management of data center services vendors. This person is also the prime go-to for project managers and site management to ensure expansion projects are completed on time and meet Amazon Deadlines.
You will work in a dynamic environment to drive the stability and sustainability of our next-generation networks and assist in the development of innovative ways to automate and scale our network.
To be successful in this role you should possess technical aptitude, written and oral communications skills and the ability to deal effectively with people in a wide variety of situations. In addition, you must possess strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability. You will be able to leverage your experience exercising high levels of initiative, judgment, and diplomacy.
Key job responsibilities
Key job responsibilities
Partnering and working closely with Cabling vendors
Microsoft excel Ensuring vendors are adhering to cabling standards
Work with network engineer to define physical layer topology of network links.
Define cabling pathway for devices within the racks and perform position audit to ensure cable pathway accuracy
Vendor engagement and supervision. Define scope of work (SoW) for external vendor depending on project needs.
Manage work and priorities through ticketing system and workflows to complete customer requests and projects
Respond to communication, information, and emergencies via internal tools
Up to 25% travel within geographical work area may be required; some travel outside traditional work area may be requested
A day in the life
A day in the life
Report current status via ticketing system, status reports, and email
project tracking systems, updating tasks that need to be completed
Maintain accurate records and document problems and processes
Coordinate/escalate with project stakeholders to resolve project blockers.
Exhibit quality workmanship on all work and maintain site cleanliness
Manage, check and coordinate all materials to be delivered to site daily
Ensure that the Data Center Installations comply with all installation practices
Installation and maintenance of copper and fiber cable infrastructure
About the team
Due to growth in the DFW metro region we're very excited to expand into hyperscale sites and server capacity. Your teammates will be composed of Late-Binding and Install and Deploy technicians. Our goal is to get all customer racks into our sites safely and effectively!
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Garland, TX, USA
5+ years of Data Center Experience
5+ years of Structured Cable Support
Experience working with vendors and managing vendors for project related work
Experience deploying and installing capacity either server or network
7+ years Data center experience
Industry standard certifications (BICSI, CompTIA, Cisco, CCNA etc.)
Working knowledge of Layer 1 troubleshooting
Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment
Experience with medium to large, complex project scopes and ambiguous details within work environment
Proficient with MS Excel
Switch configuration experience
Experience creating and executing SOPs
Experience creating and issuing SOW (Scope of Work) to venders
Ability to manage small to medium site projects
Ability to multitask and take direction from multiple peers, managers and project managers.
BS degree in a technical field
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