Facebook Program Manager - Operations Integration in Menlo Park, California


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.


The Infrastructure Services and Operational Support (ISOS) team designs, implements and continuously evolves systems and processes to support all aspects of network and data center operations. In this role, you will work closely with Facebook data center managers, network and software engineers and key infrastructure business stakeholders to devise technical solutions for business problems and own delivery from concept to creation. The Operations Program Manager will support our OCP network gear as well as OEM gear operations integration into the data center to ensure a smooth transition into the full hardware lifecycle including systems automation tooling. As peer to Software and Validation Engineers, Technical Program Managers and Data Center Teams, you will heavily contribute to planning and strategy, execution, evangelism, negotiating cross-team dependencies, representing the voice of the customer, and expected to shine as a creative, valuable & influential member of the team. Come join our growing team and support the growth, management, and 24x7 upkeep of Facebook. The position is based in our main office in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead/support all operations integration activities including driving software automation integration and validation for several simultaneous hardware projects, track progress, risks and issues and communicate broadly within the organization

  2. Manage software integration for highly cross-functional hardware development projects in a matrix organization covering a range of areas (software engineering, hardware/software integration, new product introduction (NPI))

  3. Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and drive internal process and tooling automation improvements across multiple teams and functions

  4. Work closely with production engineering, software engineering, hardware and network engineering teams in Menlo Park, Seattle, Dublin and other US and EMEA locations to drive high-impact projects to successful completion

  5. Manage introduction of OCP (ODM) and OEM network systems to teams in data centers that will deploy and maintain hardware throughout its life cycle, regularly update stakeholders on status, resolution of issues while new changes are settling

  6. Review operational, software tooling and validation issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made

  7. Drive continual improvement of systems and data workflows, dependency mapping, overall process and phase exit criteria and validation

  8. Identify areas of risk and drive mitigation with subject matter experts within the organization

  9. Willingness and ability to travel (domestic and international) up to 10-15% of the time

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems engineering, electrical engineering, MIS, or equivalent experience

  2. 5+ years of work experience in Project or Technical Program Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space

  3. Demonstrated experience adapting and learning skill sets

  4. Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational experience

  5. Experience collaborating with different skill sets in cross-functional organizations across global teams and time zones

  6. Programming or scripting experience or experience interpreting and understanding code using command line tools and applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in software program management or systems development

  2. Familiarity with automation, provisioning, commissioning and enterprise tooling for asset tracking, systems provisioning (firmware, OS, kernel, chef, application, etc.), component monitoring, alerting and repair ticketing systems, etc.

  3. Knowledge in data center operations

  4. Action oriented with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop solutions to problems

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 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.