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Hardware Engineer II

Company: Akorbi
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Automation Deployment Engineer

Position Description

100% On-site.
Our Client is seeking a hardware engineer for their Data Automation Systems (DAS) team. The DAS engineering team is a rapid iteration group focused on defining and stewarding automation standards for designing, building, and deploying the right amount of automation capability for our partner teams, and providing engineering experience and leadership when developing future roadmaps toward optimal use of automation throughout the manufacturing, supply chain, and data center facilities that support our client as it scales the fleet.

Role Description

The Deployment and Sustaining Engineering Team is responsible for seeing these products into the Data Center fleet across the globe. This includes determining site readiness, developing, and managing schedules for deployment and executing those deployments. They then support sustainment through product maintenance plan analysis, incident/postmortem evaluations, developing/engineering solutions and then managing implementation of those changes through the global Data Center fleet. (Includes YAWNs and 3PDC locations).

The Automation Deployment Engineer will simplify Data Center delivery and operations through the application of technologically reliable and financially viable automation technologies.

Top Daily Responsibilities:

  • Develop & maintain subject matter expertise on production equipment - mechanical, controls and process execution.
  • Publish & maintain pre-deployment, deployment and maintenance documentation which supports scalable roll outs of production equipment.
  • Develop proper training processes & documentation for operational teams to support the deployment & maintenance of production equipment.
  • Oversee the deployment of proper training and tools to candidate locations leaving adequate time frames to support deployments of production equipment.
  • Lead and drive the first approach deployment/rollouts of automated solutions/technologies by managing the local technical, commissioning, and operations teams.
  • Provide support in the development of maintenance Job Plans for a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Develop & maintain escalation and incident response/management processes as well as tools for customers.
  • May travel up to 30% to oversee onsite deployment and training.



    • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
    • Hardware controls/automation, Instrumentation and Controls / PLC (programmable logic controller) experience.
    • At least 5+ years of experience working on Data Center deployments within one of the following industries - Industrial Automation, Fulfillment and Deployment Centers, Automotive manufacturing, Aeronautics, Semiconductor, Advanced logistics/warehousing procedures (automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), goods-to-person stations or systems).
    • Technical background in 1 of the following - Electrical or Mechanical Engineering/Design/CAD Design, Robotics Hardware Engineering, etc.
    • Strong experience owning data center deployments from early phase planning, through actual deployments and long term maintenance.
    • Experience with owning and driving tasks with little hand holding. Should be comfortable owning tasks and doing what it takes to get things completed in an ambiguous and fast paced environment.
    • Experience and ability to work cross functionally with a variety of technical and non-technical teams to ensure efficient executions.
    • Good communication skills both written and verbal.


      We offer a wide range of benefits including Medical, Dental, paid holidays, and more.

      About Our Client

      Our client is one of the largest technology companies in the world. They are looking for the best, brightest talent available and have tasked Akorbi with helping them find it.

      About Akorbi

      Akorbi is a group of companies, based in Dallas, Texas, specializing in providing enterprise solutions that empower organizations to achieve success in the global economy. Our customizable solutions include comprehensive workforce solutions, multilingual contact centers with business process outsourcing capabilities, interpretation, and localization services.

      Akorbi is the 13th fastest-growing woman-owned/led company in the world, according to the Women Presidents' Organization. Our founders have been featured in The American Dream on the Bloomberg channel, as well as several notable publications, including Forbes, Inc. Magazine, TIME, Fortune and Google+.

Keywords: Akorbi, Council Bluffs , Hardware Engineer II, Engineering , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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