Electrical Engineer, Data Center Strategic Engineering and Design

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Facebook is seeking an Electrical Engineer experienced in the design and operations of Critical Facilities to become part of our Data Center Strategic Engineering and Design team. Our data centers 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 Facebook Data Center Strategic Engineering and Design team endeavors to be the benchmark of innovation for the data center industry and improve reliability, safety and efficiency through innovative solutions, enabling Infrastructure teams to excel in achieving their goals.
Electrical Engineer, Data Center Strategic Engineering and Design Responsibilities
  • Lead the team in the development of conceptual design changes to data center electrical infrastructure for improved reliability, efficiency, speed to market and cost
  • Create and drive pilot or proof of concept projects to evaluate benefits and feasibility of the solution for broader deployment
  • Cross-functional collaboration with other Facebook teams including Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Network Engineering and Capacity Engineering and Analysis
  • Provide technical due diligence review and evaluation for the data center site selection process
  • Develop strong industry relationships with other data center peers and organizations to remain current on industry trends and future directions
  • Travel domestically and internationally to data center sites for engineering studies, electrical systems audits, and collaboration with local teams as required
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 8+ years professional experience in electrical systems design, construction, operations, and maintenance
  • Electrical Professional Engineer registration
  • Experience in high voltage substation design, medium voltage distribution systems, mission critical power distribution, generators, UPS, PDU, and Building Management System
  • Experience in High Voltage electrical transmission, distribution, and utility interconnection processes
  • Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including NEC, NETA, ANSI, IEEE, NFPA, UL, UFC and UBC
  • Knowledge of international standards including IEC, CE and EN
  • Experience in construction process and cost estimating process
  • Cross-discipline knowledge of complete critical facility systems
  • Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Experience providing solutions to complex projects under pressure
  • Proven presentation and communications skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Large and complex system design experience, including campus systems
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Research & Development experience including concept, design, modeling, prototyping, testing, and production support
  • Working knowledge of the data center technology stack: computer, network, storage, and software architectures
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $204,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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