Facebook Data Center Site Manager in Fort Worth, Texas
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 a Site Manager to establish, lead and scale our Data Center in Fort Worth, TX. Our data centers, and the tens of thousands of servers installed in them, are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. The establishment of our data center is an important milestone in the evolution of Facebook’s datacenter expansion.
Establishing and managing a Data Center Operations Team responsible for the installation, maintenance and operation of server hardware
Working with the centralized organizations to contract for and manage the day to day operations of the Facility Maintenance Team and other outsourced services
Assisting the Site Selection and Datacenter Design and Construction Teams with the development of the project site, from groundbreaking through handoff to the Datacenter Operations Team
Working with Public Relations and Site Operations Management, take a leading role in managing the ongoing relationships with local, regional and national entities
Working with peer organizations to assist with issues associated with network operations, project management and supply chain operations.
Mentoring managers and leads such that they can run daily operations with minimal supervision
Developing both the technical capabilities and leadership qualities of individual contributors
Finding creative ways to keep operating costs to a minimum
Contributing to the development and implementation of processes which support:
Efficient equipment installations (servers, switches, routers and storage hardware)
Timely equipment repair and upgrades
Rapid troubleshooting of issues with hardware and Linux OS
Tracking issues, reporting and managing key metrics
Continue the evolution of the site's culture
10+ years of management of technology operations, including datacenter operations.
Ability to work in a fast paced, hands-on, start up environment
Highly experienced in personnel management, staffing, and scheduling for a 24/7 environment
Ability to make decisions and work with minimal direction
Understanding of data center power and cooling infrastructure
Understanding of network and cabling infrastructure
Experienced in project management
Experienced in vendor management and negotiations
Experienced in speaking at public events
Experience in providing a positive, service oriented environment
Ability to travel 25%
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.