Amazon Web Services

Controls Coordinator

Posted 23 October 2023
Job type Full-Time
Discipline Information Technology
Reference 2418806

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description


The Controls Deployment Coordinators (CDC) position is part of a larger, highly creative and driven team dedicated to deploying our continuously evolving Amazon data center facilities. As a CDC, you will be responsible for providing contract support, procurement and financial support, guidance and recommendations to the project delivery team to insure cost management and analysis across a portfolio of fast paced projects. Here, success is measured against the possible, not the probable.
As a CDC, you will be involved in the full life cycle of construction projects working with highly motivated experts from design, construction, procurement, finance and legal team to deliver efficient and innovative data centers. You will help drive multimillion dollar projects and initiatives utilizing Amazon Leadership principles including frugality and insist on the highest standards. At Amazon we leverage unique opportunities presented to us and are diverse, creative, team oriented professionals working on a daily basis to develop data centers that are changing the face of data facilities.

Success as a Controls Coordinator is measured by:

Understanding the entire construction and deployment lifecycle, the data center design types, the different vendors and systems, and how these components impact the purchasing for these deployments.

Provide Capital Appropriation Request (CAR) Inputs to Construction Technical Program Managers (TPMs) based on awarded or previously awarded designs and systems.

Provide corresponding Operational Planning (OP1/2) inputs to Finance Managers against this historic work.

Compile and submit Work Order and Change Order requests, ensuring the correct technical documents are included in the contract that Legal Team drafts.

Submit Purchase Requests with the necessary funding and vendor information to generate the Purchase Orders required to complete work.

Manage Supervisory Controls and Direct Automation (SCADA) rack forecasts and ordering.

Actively partner with Controls Engineers, Controls Managers, Finance, Legal, and Procurement to complete these key deliverables.

Applying critical thinking to make quality judgments that drive for results

Effectively communicating to multiple stakeholders on a global level

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

Sydney, NSW, AUS


Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Cost Controls, accounting or applicable degree.
Minimum 5 years construction contract management and/or construction related accounting
Demonstrated ability creating budgets and forecasts from historical data


Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Ability to identify data center system-level architecture
Windows Power User skill set, Microsoft Office Suite power user
Experience creating or improving large impact processes and/or procedures
Demonstrated ability to interpret contract terms, conditions and exhibits as applicable to project requirements

Acknowledgement of country:
In the spirit of reconciliation Amazon acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

IDE statement:
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, disability, age, or other legally protected attributes.