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Facebook Business Strategy & Planning (BSP) Analyst, Intern in Fremont, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates to deliver our innovative products. The Data Center Global Facility Operations Support team is seeking a technically minded Business Strategy and Planning (BSP) Analyst to support data center cost and schedule metrics analytics and development, contracting and vendor selection strategy, and capital planning. In this role, your primary responsibility will be to work closely with our data center business partners to develop the right metrics, analytics and to focus on developing best practices for data aggregation, developing analytical models and dashboards, and analyzing operational KPIs. You will play a key role in analysis and reporting key findings of anomalies, inefficiencies and business risks in the critical facility infrastructure space using analytical rigor to drive insight, alignment and identify opportunities. You will be expected to think critically about Facebook’s data center operational costs and schedules and process complex data sets and workflows into actionable strategies. Excellent communication and analytical skills are a must. This is a position on our Infrastructure Data Center team and is located in our Fremont office.

Required Skills:

  1. Create quantitative models reporting schedule and cost trends across the data center space, automate data collection, develop and maintain analytical models, and generate reports and dashboards that measure the performance of Facebook’s data centers

  2. Work cross-functionally to define the problem statement, collect data, build analytical models and make recommendations

  3. Communicate with management and key stakeholders on project status and risk

  4. Develop best practices for reporting, analytics, and generation of key metrics

  5. Analyze data to identify trends that drive data-based decision making for the business

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

  2. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Bachelors or MS in Engineering, preferably Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical

  3. Experience with mission critical operations, or organizational budgets/finance

  4. Experience with Tableau, Excel and SQL

  5. Strong Analytical skills and data mining/analytics experience

  6. Superior Communication skills

  7. Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, and coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and forecast spend

  8. Hands-on experience analyzing and interpreting data, drawing conclusions, defining recommended actions, and reporting results across technical and non-technical groups

  9. Exposure to vendor/subcontractor management, budget/finance planning and/or capital projects planning

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.