Mechanical Engineer

Microsoft - Redmond, WA4.2

Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations is the team behind the cloud. CO+I is responsible for delivering over 200 Microsoft web portals, Live and Online Services around the world including infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for a passionate, high energy individual to help build the network that powers the world’s largest online services.

Mechanical engineer supporting mechanical systems, plumbing systems, fire protection systems and BAS (Building Automation System) designs serving Microsoft datacenters. Candidate will work with senior / principal engineers to manage, review and coordinate the delivery of datacenter mechanical systems, power distribution systems and backup power systems that support Microsoft datacenters. Candidate will also work on the technical review and analysis of the lease and colocation datacenter from external providers for compliance with Microsoft requirements.

Influence selection of various mechanical systems, plumbing systems, fire protection systems and BAS (Building Automation System) serving Microsoft datacenters. Participate in specification and drawing development, HVAC load calculations and site construction observation reports. This position will require travel to project stakeholder locations for activities such as “Factory Witness Testing”, interaction with engineering consultants, interaction with equipment suppliers, commissioning support, and other sites as required to meet Microsoft business objectives.

The position will require travel to sites for technical reviews, equipment testing, interaction with engineering consultants and equipment suppliers and mechanical commissioning support. 50% travel is anticipated for this role.


Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in engineering / consulting / construction engineering
Minimum 2 years’ experience with design, construction, operation or maintenance of large scale and complex mechanical engineering systems (Datacenters, Micro Electronics are two examples of relevant industries)

Preferred Qualifications:
Understand fundamentals of HVAC system design and psychrometrics
Basic knowledge of building codes and regulations
Ability to present using the MS Office Suite; MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
Ability to work on a team of engineers in advanced engineering and operational processes and procedures as they relate to large data center environments

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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