Facebook Architect, Data Center Design in Menlo Park, California
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.
Facebook is seeking an Architect experienced in the design of Critical Facilities to become part of our data center engineering team. Our datacenters are the foundation upon which our software operates with efficient ease. Building and operating data centers the "right" way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity availability and capital conservatism. The data center design engineering team approaches facility design from the chips on the server boards to the facility mechanical and electrical distribution systems, which ensure and maximize efficiency of our compute infrastructure. This position is located in our Menlo Park office with occasional travel to our other Data Center.
Develop a structured methodology and lead change management activities. Manage design standards and changes to global specification
Technical leader managing the consultants to implement global design changes and project through schematic design, design development to construction documents
Technical leader managing the design build contractor to ensure the project meet the business goals, technical needs and contract terms
Lead project through schematic design, design development to construction documents construction administrative support to the project manager during construction. Task include but not limited to, responding to RFI’s, issuance of technical bulletins, review submittals and shop-drawings and conducting source inspections at vendor factories
Review and update data center "as-built" documentation as re-configurations occur
Provide review services to local data center operations teams
Travel to datacenter sites for project review and site walks as required
Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies
Minimum of 10 years of professional architectural experience
Minimum of five (5) years experience in mission critical facility design, construction, operations, and maintenance
Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards
Experience with Revit/BIM or other 3D drawing application, able to think on how different applications can improve cost assessment and design
Cross-discipline knowledge of complete critical facility systems
Experience with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
Business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
Ability to work in ambiguous situations
Trouble shooting, analytical skills and ability to make decision supported by date
Change management certification
Owner’s representative experience
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