Facebook Data Center Technician in Ashburn, Virginia


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an experienced Data Center Technician to join the Site Operations Team. This position is full-time and will be based in Ashburn, VA.

Required Skills:

  1. Install a large, scalable inventory of servers, switches, routers, and storage hardware

  2. Diagnose hardware issues and repair or upgrade as required

  3. Understand and debug network, hardware, and Linux OS related issues

  4. Handle incoming shipments and track server assets through deployment

  5. Use and maintain server automation and installation tools

  6. Automate and refine processes

  7. Create documentation for the Site Operations knowledge base

  8. Follow and improve data center best practices

  9. Track issues and run reports

  10. Lead independent projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years experience in data center deployment and building scaling infrastructure

  2. A minimum of 3 years of increasing responsibility in any of the following specific areas:

  3. Network installation and troubleshooting

  4. Mass storage installation and maintenance

  5. Data center layout and design

  6. Team leadership and project management

  7. Experience in Data center practices (i.e. basic fault tolerance, cable routing, calculating power usage)

  8. Certification such as CCNA, RHCT or equivalent experience

  9. Experience working with server/network hardware and Linux OS

  10. Communication skills

  11. Ability to lift/move 30-40 lbs on a daily basis

  12. Participate in an on-call rotation.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.