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Quality Assurance Engineer, Data Center Engineering

Amazon Web Services

Herndon, VA 22066

Full Time

Posted 8 days ago


Amazon Web Services have not specified a salary for this role. DirectlyApply estimates this role should be paying an average of $99,454 per year based on similar jobs posted in the last 30 days.

Education & Experience

This role would benefit from having:

1 year of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to perform quality assurance and quality control reviews, track, and manage design drawings, specifications and documents prepared during the engineering design process in order to ensure regulatory, legal, and security compliance. You will work alongside internal partner teams such as Engineering, Power and Cooling (PAC), Security, Controls, and Commissioning to build Data Centers that directly support our customers. You will also communicate with external stakeholder design consultants.

The Quality Assurance Engineer, need to have a positive attitude, knowledge of the commercial industry design and construction process, experience reviewing technical and contractual documentation, and strong communication skills. You will deep dive documentation for completeness, update and create procedures to optimize workflows, and look for improvement opportunities.

The Quality Assurance Engineer will manage the intake of design consultant documentation, review documentation for quality compliance and completeness, and update stakeholders with progress of the final workflow documentation processing. The Quality Assurance Engineer should expect high volumes for documentation, and will need to exercise strong judgement on how to communicate and engage stakeholders through various tools.

Key job responsibilities

  • Manage simultaneous projects’ engineering drawings, specifications, and documents and run the workflows where you engage with the correct stakeholders across the organization to raise the bar in the quality and the coherence of the content of the package provided.

  • Perform quality review of technical documentation for accuracy and contract compliance

  • Perform engineering quality assurance and engineering quality control reviews for all design drawings, prior to submission to Construction for builds.

  • Provide coordination of all engineering and architectural specifications, design drawings, and permit submittals for projects

  • Support the design managers to prepare complete and accurate documentation at various design phases and during construction hand off, including but not limited to drawings, specifications, bill of materials, calculations, etc

  • Manages project archiving, tracking, processing and filing activities, assist in naming standard, versioning schema, etc

  • Set up and work on training initiatives for our internal and external partners, and provide tactical support

  • Prepare ad hoc reports on project’s progress, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and progress tracking

  • Collaborate with technical teams in a fast-paced environment with showed ability to edit and raise the bar on high-quality technical documentation

  • Configuration Analyst/System Owner for DE design documents

  • Responsible for leading and driving process improvements (short-term wins) as well as process design / redesign (long-term wins) efforts

  • Manage a portfolio of projects in an assigned region

  • Maintain and add user accounts, security groups, and permission access levels

  • Maintain confidentiality around sensitive documentation

  • Attend team meetings and communicate updates or requirements

  • Executes vision and goals for the team or department

  • Conduct audits to ensure processes are being followed

  • Up to 25% travel may be required


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or architecture, required.

  • 2+ years’ experience as a project engineer for large commercial construction projects, 2+years of experience in the design or construction industry

  • 1+ year experience with design and/or construction management software including Autodesk BIM360, Bluebeam, and Procore

  • 1+ year experience with managing documents in various types of office software

  • 1+ year experience in Salesforce, BIM, Procore, SharePoint is a plus.

  • Able to read and interpret specifications and drawings for all disciplines

  • Attention-to-detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously


  • Experience in design and construction and/or project management

  • Experience working with collaborative management systems

  • Engineering Data Center Experience

  • Knowledge of the scope and design/construction life cycle sequencing of project schedules

  • Organizational, analytical, and writing skills, to include solid experience in writing functional and technical specifications

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

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