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Data Center Chief Engineer



Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel · Texas, USA · Israel
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024


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.

Key job responsibilities
Amazon is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented individual to join our New Data Center Engineering Operations (DCEO) Team in Israel. This committed group works to maintain the critical physical infrastructure that supports Amazon Web Services. Specifically, this team works to ensure that the data center's MEP(Mechanical, Electrical, Piping) operates at 100% availability while maintaining first-class customer service to the teams and groups within the data centers.
The Data Center Chief Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data. Ensure all system work properly per design and meet DC required parameters 24*7. This involves full ownership on maintenance program which include Predictive / Preventative maintenance of equipment, corrective work, Troubleshooting and emergency response to emergent issues. The CE serves as an expert technical resource interacting with onsite Engineering Operations Technicians (EOT) and any third party vendors. They are expected to be a singular focal point for all facility operations and to support Amazon within its owned and operated data centers.
Also expected from the Chief is the ability to initiate and manage Small / Med scale impacting projects and new region support from conception to completion. These projects involve large amounts of independent work as well as collaboration with external support groups including engineering, automation, procurement, and finance in both local and global settings. The goals of such projects are for the CE to drive innovation, resiliency and reliability while reducing operational costs in the facilities.
The CE directs, trains and supports EOTs in their role of providing hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment troubleshooting and operations. Implementation and execution of site/equipment-specific training exercises is also expected. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, stand-by diesel generators, switchgear, UPSs, PDUs, AHUs, Fire Protection / detection systems, pumps, motors, VFDs, and building automation systems.
The role will be based in Israel in one of the data center with flexibility to travel to Between the sites.

About the team
Diverse Experiences
AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the 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.
Why AWS?
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.
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 & 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.
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 flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering plus Electrical Engineer license is required;
Minimum of 3 years of experience in similar industry
Outstanding communication and presentation skills, verbal and written, in both individual and group situations for the purpose of knowledge transfer and skill development;
Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Outlook.


Demonstrated expertise in planning, implementing and assessing training;
Ability to use multiple learning methods and link appropriate methods with subject matter;
Knowledge of professional learning and training practices, especially in technical support contexts;