Technical Sourcing Manager, Data Center Power

Technical Sourcing Manager, Data Center Power
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Fremont, CA
To support our 3.8B+ users, Meta develops and deploys scale infrastructure globally, across data centers, networks, compute, and storage. The Global Technology Sourcing team owns the strategic sourcing strategy, external business relationships, and internal engineering partnerships to drive supply chain execution from new product ideation to deployments at scale. The team combines commercial and technical sourcing expertise, along with manufacturing expertise, to advance in critical infrastructure domains, including artificial intelligence, custom silicon development, and power & cooling technologies. Meta is seeking an industry expert that develops disruptive strategies to optimize the economics and risk profile for our data center portfolio. Critically, the candidate possesses the business acumen and technical depth to influence infrastructure product strategy and drive industry level change. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for the end-to-end sourcing strategy for infrastructure power from the utility substation to the rack, inclusive of backup power and resiliency schemes. The candidate will partner with R&D Engineering and Product Development teams to drive the supply chain technology roadmap and time to market for leading power technologies. The candidate will also partner with commercial sourcing managers, manufacturing & component quality engineers, and demand/supply managers in an integrated product team to execute on these strategies and deliver best value for Meta.
Technical Sourcing Manager, Data Center Power Responsibilities
  • Develop domain strategies to yield optimal economic and supply risk outcomes for technology infrastructure.
  • Influence internal infrastructure product direction both commercially and technically to yield optimal data-driven results. Provide technical, supplier expertise and consulting to cross-functional partners for technology migration and lower TCO.
  • Influence supplier technology roadmaps to ensure Meta’s architectural and technical requirements are met, in conjunction with a cross-functional team. Lead the creation and definition of future technology directions with cross-functional partners.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the technology and industry trends for the relevant power technologies and perform competitive analysis on relevant products.
  • Drive deep technical relationships with external partners at the Senior level, including fostering new relationships for Meta.
  • Provide technical review and analysis, and responses to supplier proposals and RFx's. Resolve all technical queries arising from the quote process.
  • Own technical expertise in supplier negotiations and provide review/input for product development including statement of work and master supply agreements.
  • Develop supplier technical process improvement plans to improve quality, manufacturing scale, cost and time to deployment.
  • Partner with other Meta orgs to represent Meta at industry events and forums.
  • Ability to travel internationally to data center sites and meet with suppliers and industry partners.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related technical field or equivalent combination of education.
  • 10+ years of technical experience in an engineering, product management, or supply chain organizations within data center providers, utilities, power electronics, or associated infrastructure-related industries.
  • Experience with local grid optimization, modular & pre-fabricated build solutions, and energy storage and backup power solutions.
  • Familiarity with electrical industry regulations and utility standards.
  • Proven experience interfacing with and establishing technical relationships with senior management at suppliers or customers.
  • Blend of technical, commercial and operational experience to understand the relationship between technical roadmap, demand/supply, negotiations.
  • Knowledge of technology roadmaps and a proven pragmatic approach to influencing product roadmaps.
  • Proven experience moving from strategy to execution and delivering results.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with experience influencing, negotiating, building consensus and making strategic decisions.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters or Ph.D. degree in Physics or Electrical Engineering.
  • 15+ years of technical experience in data center infrastructure or equivalent large-scale infrastructure industries.
  • Experience with energy management, power quality, controls and monitoring software solutions.
  • Experience interfacing with internal and external partners in an entrepreneurial and cross-functional environment, requiring a latitude for independent judgment while coordinating people and technical resources.
  • Experience in cross-functional and industry influence.
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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$204,000/year to $281,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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