Facebook Regional Director, Network Deployment & Support 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.


Facebook is looking for a Director to lead the Data Center network deployment team for our US Region. This team is responsible for deploying and supporting one of the world's largest and complex networks. As a member of this team, you will have a unique opportunity to be involved in all aspects of networking at Facebook. This position is full-time and based in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead and manage a technical team of managers and engineers responsible for network deployment and support at multiple, existing and new, Data Centers in our US Region

  2. Responsibility for all hiring, on-boarding, development and performance management for a US DC team

  3. Act as a leader in the organization and participate in long-term planning and strategic decision making

  4. Manage relationships and drive cross-functional collaboration with stakeholders, vendors, and partner teams

  5. Drive operational excellence through process, procedures, tooling, training and effective management of KPIs

  6. Use dashboards and metrics to easily articulate problem areas and quickly identify areas for improvements

  7. Establish and improve global deployment standards and best practices to drive consistency, quality and efficiency

  8. Enable and influence long-term vision and direction of the data center and network infrastructure at Facebook

  9. Forecast and execute regional Opex and Capex

  10. 20% to 30% of travel required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 20+ years of experience leading technical teams responsible for deploying and operating large-scale network infrastructure

  2. Experience managing geographically distributed teams of managers and engineers

  3. Experience with leadership development and developing and implementing organizational strategy

  4. Experience with process improvement and automation to streamline repetitive workflows

  5. Experience with managing network operations and maintenance activity in a 24x7 production environment

  6. Experience delivering projects

  7. Experience of Internet architecture, IP networking technologies (TCP/IP, IPv4/6, routing/switching protocols, MPLS) and large-scale network hardware platforms

  8. Experience engaging, influencing, and leading peers, stakeholders and vendors

  9. Experience working with managed service providers and contractors

  10. Ability to lift/move 30-40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Engineering or Telecommunications, etc.)

  2. Experience working in data centers and/or service provider networks

  3. Working knowledge of fiber-optic communications and cabling infrastructure

  4. Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment

  5. Experience with Linux systems, scripting, and network automation

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.