Facebook Data Center Site Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:

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.

Required Skills:

  1. Establishing and managing a Data Center Operations Team responsible for the installation, maintenance and operation of server hardware

  2. Working with the centralized organizations to contract for and manage the day to day operations of the Facility Maintenance Team and other outsourced services

  3. 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

  4. Working with Public Relations and Site Operations Management, take a leading role in managing the ongoing relationships with local, regional and national entities

  5. Working with peer organizations to assist with issues associated with network operations, project management and supply chain operations.

  6. Mentoring managers and leads such that they can run daily operations with minimal supervision

  7. Developing both the technical capabilities and leadership qualities of individual contributors

  8. Finding creative ways to keep operating costs to a minimum

  9. Contributing to the development and implementation of processes which support:

  10. Efficient equipment installations (servers, switches, routers and storage hardware)

  11. Timely equipment repair and upgrades

  12. Rapid troubleshooting of issues with hardware and Linux OS

  13. Tracking issues, reporting and managing key metrics

  14. Continue the evolution of the site's culture

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years of management of technology operations, including datacenter operations.

  2. Ability to work in a fast paced, hands-on, start up environment

  3. Highly experienced in personnel management, staffing, and scheduling for a 24/7 environment

  4. Ability to make decisions and work with minimal direction

  5. Understanding of data center power and cooling infrastructure

  6. Understanding of network and cabling infrastructure

  7. Experienced in project management

  8. Experienced in vendor management and negotiations

  9. Experienced in speaking at public events

  10. Experience in providing a positive, service oriented environment

  11. Ability to travel 25%

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.