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Facebook Data Center Capacity Manager in Huntsville, Alabama


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.


Facebook is seeking a forward thinking experienced individual to join the Data Center Operations Team. The person should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where adaptability and flexibility is key to their success. This position is full-time and will be based in our North Huntsville, Alabama Data Center.

We seek an IT professional with good hands-on technical skills in Networks, Server Hardware and Linux (Ideally in a Data Center environment). Having depth and breadth knowledge of managing servers in a large-scale distributed environment is a core competency of this individual.

The candidate should also have managerial experience with deep knowledge and experience in at least one of the following core areas: Networking, Project Management, Tool and Automation, and or Hardware and OS repair.

Required Skills:

  1. Responsible for Managing capacity and sustaining related projects throughout the Data Center

  2. Manage teams to deploy new data center infrastructure

  3. Manage server upgrades, integration, rebuild and other projects as required

  4. Manage/plan server deployments to optimize power, cooling space and network

  5. Identify and help create documentation for the global DC knowledge base

  6. Predict data center growth and scaling issues before they occur and implement solutions

  7. Be forward thinking to support all DC teams on to reduce potential risks to upcoming projects

  8. Track issues and analyze data looking for trends and systemic issues

  9. Reporting out globally

  10. Implement process improvements and inform best practices in data center operations

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS, BA, BEng in a technical field or commensurate experience

  2. Experience with Linux and hardware systems support in an Internet operations environment

  3. Experience with Python, SQL and/or shell scripting knowledge

  4. 4+ years experience of managing teams, training, mentoring and leading technicians

  5. 4+ years experience of managing cross-functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  6. Knowledge of enterprise level networking and storage equipment installs

  7. Knowledge of out-of-band/lights-out server communication methods, such as IPMI and serial console

  8. Communication experience

  9. Time and project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years of experience in large-scale data center hardware deployments and building scaling infrastructure

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.