Physical Security Architect, DC Design Engineering

London, England, GBR

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Design Engineering team is looking for a Physical Security Architect (PSA) / Engineer to work with our enterprise data centre design team, designing the data centres of tomorrow to maximize the effectiveness of the physical security program..

As a PSA, you will be involved in extra-low voltage system design and engineering, working with the data centre architectural and engineering team to assure security best practices are observed, drafting new systems into the design teams build plans, and coordinating with regional and local physical security leaders to understand the new building and security system designs, adhering to the products on the AWS approved parts list.

You will be responsible for interpretation of Risk Assessments and Threat Analysis and AWS Physical Security Standards to assure the proper security technologies are selected to meet the unique challenges to be found in a global security program. After a new technology is inducted into the data centre physical security plan, this position will be responsible for assuring the new system is incorporated into the larger data centre basis of design.

Key job responsibilities
Your tasks include but are not limited to;
-Design and engineer low voltage systems.
-Using Blue Beam and other drafting technologies to work in collaboration with the design teams to produce designs in Revit/CAD.
-Creation of specifications and scope of work documentation template for local project managers to use for vendor bids.
-Provide technical and design support for local physical security teams.
-Coordinating with all the other disciplines in the design process of a new building (architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, IT…).
-Supervise and approve all designs deliverables developed by the local physical security team for projects at each milestones of a project. Analyze, accept or reject alternate designs and mitigation measure develop by the local physical security teams when the standard design can’t be applied.
-Act as a subject matter expert to support implementation of new technologies.
-Work regionally but also support the global PSA team to ensure alignment on decisions and standards
-Domestic and international travel up to 25% will be required.

A day in the life
nclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

About the team
Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR

Basic Qualifications

BA/BS degree in Architectural, Electrical Engineering, or Physical Security or equivalent experience
5+ years’ experience in physical security system design and engineering, 5+ years’ experience with one or more drafting technologies such as, AutoCad, BlueBeam and others.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in related field
Physical Security Design experience in corrections, military, government, or museum environments.
Experience living abroad, extensive travel, or demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
Personal network of international security technology professionals
PSP, CPP, PMP Certification
CPTED Certification

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT - 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

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