Principal Technical Program Manager, Infra Data Centers

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Meta is seeking a Principal Program Manager to join our Infra Data Center Site Services Team. This role will collaborate with cross functional Infrastructure Data Center (IDC) teams to build and deliver transformational solutions to enable scale and achieve operational efficiency for Meta’s Infrastructure. In this role, you will provide program management support to design, develop and implement technical solutions from concept to realization. While the Principal Program Manager is not required to be an expert in all areas, deep knowledge is preferred in strategies as they apply to the management of the infrastructure lifecycle (planning, design, build/deployment, operations and decommissioning). Working as an individual contributor (vs. organization leader), the Principal Program Manager will develop effective relationships with all levels across the organization and our external partners to gather, understand and synthesize broad program context of value definitions, goals, challenges and opportunities for value enhancement. This individual will leverage relationships and context to lead, facilitate and influence initiatives and workstreams to further support of programs across Data Centers and more broadly, Meta Infrastructure.
Principal Technical Program Manager, Infra Data Centers Responsibilities
  • Lead, influence and/or support partners across Site Services, IDC and Infra to drive strategic initiatives with org level impact that further Meta’s infrastructure goals.
  • Build roadmap strategies and prioritization across a portfolio of infrastructure initiatives to deliver the greatest impact.
  • Proactively Identify, develop and lead end-to-end process engineering and/or automation efforts required to minimize manual effort. Scale automation and tooling to support the lifecycle of systems, network and data center facilities.
  • Demonstrate deep, expert level, industry-leading experience in one or more domains and conduct deep analysis of the problem space in order to define end-to-end process and drive improvements for maximum impact.
  • Influence major technical decisions across organization boundaries. Influence stakeholder opinion to achieve alignment in ambiguous or contentious topics to achieve goals.
  • Drive clarity from ambiguity, set direction, facilitate meaningful dialogue across a range of partners to arrive at a cohesive, implementable plan.
  • Elicit detailed business requirements by engaging the business to capture clear functional design artifacts using techniques like use cases, systems and data diagrams and process flow diagrams.
  • Mentor other IDC Technical Program Managers, Engineering peers and cross-functional teams in areas of leadership, operational excellence, program level risk assessment, strategic planning and staff development.
  • Available to travel approximately 10% of any month (domestic & overseas).
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering Discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience multitasking and rethinking priorities on a frequent basis to support a rapidly growing business model.
  • Proven analytical and organizational experience in a large, fast moving corporate environment.
  • Superior communication, collaboration and influencing skills are essential to the role.
  • 15+ years of direct professional experience in any combination of data center management, IT program management, operations management and corporate leadership.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering Discipline.
  • Experience in cutting-edge technologies like high-performance compute and AI/ML systems.
  • Proven industry recognition or significant contribution to strategies for IT Infrastructure and Data Center operations.
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 $277,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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