Facebook Operations Program Manager - ERAD in Menlo Park, California
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The Infrastructure Data Center Business Support team leverages operational efficiencies to develop effective solutions that support all aspects of data center operations. One critical pillar of the team’s role is the adherence to and continuous improvement of compliance functions. Our most critical area of compliance is the Data Eradication (ERAD) Program, which ensures that all user data is appropriately handled and eradicated prior to leaving Facebook’s possession. This position will be located in Menlo Park, CA.
Maintain day-to-day, sustaining ERAD operations. Manage tasks, inventory-related issues, rack/equipment moves, and changes. Monitor storage media levels against defined service level agreement thresholds.
Become the resident subject matter expert on the internally developed storage media tracking software (platform built on Oracle ADF). Provide project management oversight for software modifications, ensure continued compatibility, and manage integration efforts. Collaborate with software tooling and IT teams on ERAD software enhancements and testing.
Ensure regional workforce has resources to work effectively
Run weekly syncs to maintain proactive stance/awareness about issues
Handle on-boarding/vendor provisioning for new ERAD technicians
Support equipment needs (handle preventative maintenance and repairs, requests for supplemental items required to maintain operations, conduct market research on latest technology/best solutions for our fleet)
Update guidance, process flows, policies/procedures on ERAD wiki
Compile and disseminate bi-weekly reporting
Coordinate and manage all PoP asset disposal and asset reclaim requests from cross-functional teams. Work closely with vendor to ensure efficient pickups and ERAD compliance.
Track progress of sample material and hardware sent to vendor for Open Compute Project Hardware development. Report progress of integration into the ERAD process and escalate any issues.
Manage continuous improvement projects
Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices, and prioritize resources in the areas that will deliver the greatest impact
Conduct business process reengineering reviews to innovate business processes and define ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness
Collaborate with cross-functional teams and vendors/manufacturers to coordinate failure analysis efforts
Review compliance exception justifications and disposition to right team
Work with the Data Center and POP teams to understand when and how procedures need to be amended (and how they can continue to be optimized)
Bachelor’s degree in MIS, engineering, computer science, or related field
4+ years’ industry project management
Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with attention to detail
Business analyst background with capabilities in requirement analysis techniques/methodologies
Demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
Demonstrated ability to adapt, learn new skill sets, and gain an understanding of operational challenges
Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with focus under pressure
Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
Independent and thorough in examination and analysis, along with being consensus-building and results-oriented
Experience in building relationships and collaborating within a global, cross-functional team
Organizational and time management skills
5-10% Travel required.
- Data center, hardware, and/or server infrastructure experience
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