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Amazon Corporate LLC Control Systems Engineer, Central Services (CS) in Seattle, Washington

The Amazon Reliability, Maintenance, and Engineering (RME) team is looking for passionate individuals who love to play a key role in the development of world-class internal customer-facing interfaces and back-end services that make them possible.It's still Day 1, and we're at the beginning of building out an entire suite of global solutions. You and a team of developers will work through all phases of the project life-cycle, including reviewing requirements, designing services that lay foundation for the new technology platform, build new interfaces and also integrate with existing architectures, developing and testing code, and delivering seamless implementations for our customers.As a Control System Engineer Engineer, you will solve real world problems by connecting Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems to software systems to drive reliability focused solutions within Amazon's Fulfillment network. You'll be collaborating with teammates in business, software, controls, security, and mechanical engineering.Key Job Responsibilities:* Understand, maintain and troubleshoot material handling control systems, including PLC controllers and industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.* Develop and build Material Handling Equipment (MHE) metrics and partner with maintenance/operations for system performance issues.* Apply subject matter expertise in material handling and electronic systems to maximize building utilization of systems.* Develop Human Machine Interface (HMI) solutions within Ignition for small processes up to entire network deployments.* Build automated scripts in various programming languages.* Partner with building Operations leadership, equipment vendors and parts suppliers to plan and coordinate new technology installations. Act as the technical consultant for capital projects inside the building.* Utilize building network support resources for guidance and assistance, and provide assistance to peers.* Assist with skill assessments for the Technical positions within building operation maintenance teams.* Handle flexible work load which may come from management or other operations* Handle ground up design, architect, and implement SCADA systems, including SQL database pipelines.* Travel domestically up to 25%.* Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays* Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or other related engineering OR 5+ years of equivalent professional experience.* 2+ years of working experience as Controls Engineer or Systems Development Engineer, or Software Development Engineer.* Experience supporting a wide range of different conveyors and sortation systems.* Experience identifying, maintaining, troubleshooting, and modifying Motor Controls including motor starters, Variable Frequency Drives, and standard electrical components.* Industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting, including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems.* Excellent verbal and written communication.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