Data Center Capacity Engineer

Data Center Capacity Engineer
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The Capacity Team is responsible for managing the growth and life-cycle of computing resources and data center capacity at Meta, as part of a global production footprint. The Data Center Capacity Engineer is responsible for planning and delivering the end-to-end server and hardware capacity requirements in a hyperscale data center campus. Collectively and globally, these roles plan and build one of the largest Internet services in the world with tens of billions of user requests, tens of exabytes of data, thousands of giga bps of network flow while maintaining operational and resource allocation efficiency. The Capacity Engineer will drive planning, ownership and delivery of capacity within our data center locations. They will manage complex infrastructure projects within the data center, often in parallel; including capacity planning, installations, retrofits, and service migrations. This role will interact closely with many cross-functional partners including capacity and performance engineers, data scientists, optimization and process engineers, capacity planners, supply chain, logistics, finance, data center construction, facility operations, security, network engineering, network operations, hardware engineering, NPI, software engineering and systems & tooling engineering.
Data Center Capacity Engineer Responsibilities
  • Plan, lead and collaborate with cross-functional data center teams to deliver complex data center infrastructure capacity projects in support of Meta’s growth, taking into account the interdependencies of production resiliency, power, cooling, network, server and application layers.
  • Create/improve global standards for processes, workflow and automation roadmaps for software automation that facilitate deployment, maintaining and decommissioning of server hardware at scale.
  • Work with Meta hardware and software engineering teams and vendors to help resolve complex technical issues that affect Meta's computing infrastructure.
  • Data trending, analysis and interpretation of systemic issues that impact fleet uptime and utilization. Perform root cause analysis of complex technical and engineering issues and drive resolution.
  • Build cross-functional relationships and influence policies and procedures to improve regional/global data center operations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in a combination of capacity planning, demand and supply management, production planning, operations planning or infrastructure management.
  • Knowledge of enterprise level networking, server and storage installs.
  • Experience of process ownership and development and systems development.
  • Experience in communications across stakeholders and presenting to senior executives.
  • Comprehensive cross-discipline engineering and technical knowledge of data center infrastructure systems and applications, or a directly compatible industry such as pharma, nuclear or large scale manufacturing.
  • BS, BA or BEng in technical field or commensurate experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong project management and delivery experience. Agile, Prince2 or PMP certification are a benefit.
  • Experience in the application of data-driven continuous improvement through lean 6 Sigma data and process analysis, visualization and modeling using Excel, Tableau and Minitab.
  • SQL, R, Python or other programming knowledge is a benefit.
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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