Facebook Application Engineer, Data Center Controls and Monitoring in Menlo Park, California
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Facebook is seeking an Application Engineer to support and manage data center building management control and monitoring applications. Focus is to ensure data center control and monitoring applications meet Facebook’s IT standards, are optimally configured to meet Facility Operations’ reliability and availability needs, and are easily managed through automated methods. This position involves strong collaboration with Facebook’s enterprise IT teams, Controls Engineers, and Facility Operations remotely based data center operations teams. This is a new position reporting to the Facebook Data Center Controls/Monitoring (DCCM) Infrastructure Manager and will be based in Menlo Park. Some domestic and international travel may be required.
Identifies and leads application driven IT infrastructure improvements collaboratively across Facebook’s Infrastructure organization
Conducts technical review of application patches and firmware updates to drive appropriate implementation approach
Represents controls and monitoring application needs on IT infrastructure projects
Owns the application installation, virtualization, backup and recovery processes including standards documentation, provisioning, automation, and testing
Serves as the escalation point for trouble shooting application, virtualization, communication, and installation failures
Drives application and associated infrastructure root cause analysis, comprehensive corrective action plans, and improvements
Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant work experience
Experience in IT automation, virtualization, and scripting toolsets, such as Chef Automate, VMware, or PowerShell
Microsoft Windows Server administration experience
SQL Database and Database Management Systems experience
Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and be involved with hands-on executional work
Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills
Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done
Communication skills with attention to detail
5+ years of work experience supporting mission critical applications or experience with building automation applications
Networking or data center experience with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent certification
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