SiteOps Data Center Capacity Engineer

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SiteOps Data Center Capacity Engineer
Facebook is seeking a forward thinking experienced Engineer to join the Capacity team within Data Center Operations. Our data centers, and the tens of thousands of servers installed in them, are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. Facebook is at the leading edge of the global data center industry both in terms of how data centers are designed and operated. This person should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where adaptability and flexibility will be key to their success. We seek an IT professional with advanced hands-on technical skills in Networks, Server Hardware, Deployment Planning and Linux systems. Having extensive knowledge of planning hardware installations and executing complex projects in a mission-critical enterprise and a large-scale distributed data center environment is a core competency of this individual. The candidate should have deep knowledge and experience in at least one of the following core areas: Project Management, Tools and Automation, Networking, Hardware and/or Operating Systems.
SiteOps Data Center Capacity Engineer Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the planning and technical execution of projects throughout the Data Center.
  • Work as a technical lead with cross-functional data center teams on large-scale data center projects and initiatives.
  • Provide guidance and mentor technical peers and be a go-to technical resource to evaluate and look for better ways to resolve issues and define updates to tools and processes.
  • Track issues and interpret data looking for trends and systemic issues that impact fleet uptime and utilization. Perform root cause analysis of complex technical issues and drive resolution.
  • Plan for large-scale deployments of hardware, while considering space, power, cooling, networking, and resiliency.
  • Provide cross data center support and identify potentially larger issues, displaying effective communication when something is identified.
  • Help develop global standards for processes, workflow and automation roadmaps for tools that facilitate deployment, maintaining and decommissioning of server hardware at scale.
  • Lead process improvements and best practice in data center operations.
  • Work with internal hardware teams and vendors to help resolve complex technical issues that affect Facebook's computing infrastructure.
  • Understand and be able to update and develop scripts and smaller sets of software.
  • Build cross-functional relationships and have the ability to influence policies and procedures to improve global data center operations.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS, BA or BEng or equivalent experience/certification.
  • 5+ years of infrastructure or related experience.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux and hardware systems support in an Internet operations environment.
  • Knowledge of the interdependencies of data center infrastructure, functions, and technologies.
  • Experience managing multiple projects within the same time schedule and the experience to pivot as priorities change.
  • Knowledge of out-of-band/lights-out server communication methods, such as IPMI and serial console.
  • Time and project management experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in large-scale data center environments.
  • Proven experience in project management, communications, and continuous improvement techniques such as Lean Six Sigma.
  • Basic knowledge of enterprise level networking and storage equipment installs.
  • Experience modifying and developing using scripting or programming languages.
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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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$83,200/year to $122,720/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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