Facebook Facility Operations Manager in Huntsville, Alabama
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 leader to join our Data Center Operations team. The Facility Operations Manager will have a reputation for operational excellence, and will have the skills necessary to grow with this rapidly scaling team. This candidate needs to have a strong track record of thinking and planning strategically while executing tactically. The candidate will have strong technical, communication and team building skills and be adept at change management and information sharing across an organization.
Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our software operates to meet the demands of our customers. Building and operating data centers the 'right' way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity, availability and capital conservation. The Data Center Facility Operations Manager will work with the management team to direct operations and maintenance of the data center. The candidate will need to be experienced in diverse industries such as electrical generation, electrical distribution and cooling technologies and fire suppression systems. This position is full-time and will be based at the data center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Point of contact for data center operations
Develop, mentor, and train a Facility Operations team that can sustain and self-perform services to support the physical plant infrastructure systems
Develop a long-range view to problem solving, hiring, and developing talent
Lead cross communications with Facility Manager counterparts at other sites, with the leadership team, and adjacent operating teams
Oversee automation system interface to ensure best possible data center performance is maintained
Direct the development and review of operational standards, sequence of operations (SOP), and method of procedures (MOP) for consistency and maximum system reliability
Support, coordinate, and monitor vendor activities, ensuring work activities meet scope of work and follow established procedures
Interface with internal Data Center Design team, Server Hardware team, and Environmental Health and Safety to support data center infrastructure augments as needed
Find creative solutions to support reduction of operational costs and maximization of infrastructure utilization
Maintain and support reporting to ensure the data center remains OSHA compliant
Acquire, maintain, and report on data needed to support LEED certification
Prepare facility operations post-incident reports, root cause analysis, and corrective action plans
Participate in the commissioning (Integrated System Test) for new and retrofitted data centers
Develop and review detailed scripts for Critical Infrastructure Maintenance (CIM)
Support OPEX project budgets and business cases
Respond as needed to system after hours maintenance and system complications
Approximately 25% travel
8+ years of management experience in technology operations and critical operations
Experience in personnel management, staffing, and scheduling for a 24/7 environment
Experience making decisions and working with minimal direction
Proven track record of thinking strategically and executing tactically
Experience in project management
Experience in vendor management and negotiations
Knowledge of data center power and cooling infrastructure
Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards, including NFPA and ASHRAE
Experience providing solutions to projects
- BS in Engineering
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