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Amgen Senior IS Engineer - Data Center Engineer in Singapore, Singapore

Senior IS Engineer

Data Center Engineer

We are seeking a Senior IS Engineer (Data Center Engineer) with experience in operations, management, design, relocation, upgrade, and decommissioning of business-critical Data Centers and all related supporting technologies. This position will be located at our Manufacturing site in Singapore Tuas .


  • Perform and lead the day to day operations and incident response activities for the local site’s DC and IDF/MDF rooms

  • Ability to work after normal business hours to support project or incident related items

  • Manage site ticket queue and update action items throughout the ticket lifecycle

  • Perform infrastructure patching to ensure end user network availability

  • Participate or lead in the design, development, and implementation of data center projects including but not limited to expansions, upgrades, installations, and decommissions

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize incoming tasks and/or project workloads to meeting SLAs

  • Provide clear and concise direction to internal and external consultants to increase work productivity

  • Review, update, and maintain data center and infrastructure "as-built" documentation as re-configurations occur

  • Create both high-level and detailed space, rack and cabling design diagrams and facilitate design reviews

  • Oversee the delivery of supporting MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) services to all MFG data centers and perform detailed power utilization calculations and optimizations

  • Perform asset receiving and inventory duties including unboxing, order validation, record keeping, and proper system labeling

  • Ensure inventory management is accurate through DC Op’s Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tool

  • Create, review, and update documentation for the Data Center Operations SOP’s and knowledge base

  • Work with IS teams to understand server and network hardware requirements with respect to power density, rack positioning, cabling, cooling, airflow containment and environmental consideration

  • Review, understand, and approve facility related maintenances (Mechanical and Electrical) and notify internal stakeholders of upcoming activities with potential impacts

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relative Information Systems experience

  • OR Associates degree and 6 years of relative Information Systems experience

  • OR Relevant diploma and 8 years of relative Information Systems experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in IS operations and data centers support

  • Knowledge of mission critical power distribution, UPS, PDU, and Mechanical systems and data systems

  • Strong cross-discipline knowledge of complete critical facility systems

  • Strong trouble-shooting and analytical skills

  • Ability to provide solutions to complex projects under pressure

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills

  • Familiar with Visio software and DCIM tools

  • Knowledge in data center practices (i.e. fault tolerance, cable routing, calculating power usage)

  • Working knowledge with server/network hardware

  • Ability to make decisions and work with minimal direction

  • Understanding of Electrical Power distribution and operation

  • Understanding of best practices related to the design, implementation, and operation of various data center fire suppression technologies

  • Possess a positive, service-oriented attitude and established track record of success

  • Strong understanding of infrastructure cables including fiber and copper backbone

  • Good understanding of best cabling practices for both vertical and horizontal cabling

  • Good understanding of ITIL fundamentals and processes

  • Familiarity with industry applications including Service Now, MS products, environmental monitoring, and DCIM software

  • Proficiency in the English language is a requirement

  • Domestic & International Business travel up to 15% may be required

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