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Mechanical Engineer

Microsoft

Microsoft

Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Mechanical Engineer, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform.

Our mechanical engineer plays a vital role in our data centre infrastructure by designing, maintaining, and optimizing the mechanical systems. They also troubleshoot any issues that arise and ensure the efficient and effective operation of the site mechanical systems.

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 200 datacenters in 32 countries and millions of servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class cloud provider.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • A strong desire and capability to learn, grow, and develop new skills
  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of data center activities
  • Understand the design and functionality of your datacenter
  • Work alongside a team of industry professionals across the Information Technology (IT) and Critical Environments (CE) spectrum to support 24x7x365 on-site datacenter operations and mechanical infrastructures.
  • Act as the technical authority for on-site operations of large-scale mechanical systems and designs.
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Design team to develop data center (DC) mechanical designs, starting from project conception to issue for construction (IFC) for new DC projects build outs and major infrastructure upgrades.
  • Establish and coordinate maintenance & safety procedures, maintaining redundant high-capacity cooling systems; to operating and supporting datacenter backup electrical systems (diesel generators, rotary UPS, etc.)
  • Steward vital infrastructure supporting deployments of Microsoft's online services.
  • Assist with supplier selection and overseeing mechanical supplier execution
  • Learn, live, and coach the One Microsoft culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • ideally at least 3 - 7 years related technical engineering experience
    • OR Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field AND 2+ years related technical engineering experience
    • OR equivalent experience.
    • Growth mindset and willingness to learn and work within a supportive team environment
    • Experience aligned to data centre is beneficial
Requirements

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.