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Facebook Data Center Site Manager in New Albany, Ohio


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 an operations Data Center Site Manager to establish, lead and scale our new Data Center in New Albany, OH. 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. The establishment of our newest data center in New Albany, OH is an important milestone in the evolution of Facebook’s data center expansion.

Required Skills:

  1. Establishing and managing a Data Center Operations Team responsible for the planning, installation, maintenance and operation of server hardware and supporting infrastructure at scale

  2. Responsible for delivery of Facebook’s products and services from the data center site, and for ensuring operational delivery through collaboration and partnership with both remote and local peer organizations

  3. Lead local Community Relations on behalf of the New Albany data center site in collaboration with the Community Development Team

  4. Work with peer organizations and regional teams that affect and deliver services to data center operations such as network operations, project management, facilities/maintenance management, logistics and supply chain operations in order to successfully deliver and maintain data center capacity to support ongoing business growth

  5. Mentoring and developing managers and leads such that they can run daily operations with minimal supervision

  6. Build and lead a diverse, world-class data center operations team, developing both the technical capabilities and leadership qualities of individual contributors and managers

  7. Assisting and supporting the Data Center Site Strategy, Design and Construction Teams, as necessary with the development of the project site, from groundbreaking through construction and hand-off to the Operations teams

  8. Collaborating with other Data Center Site Managers in data center sites around the globe to evolve and optimize processes and approaches in a globally consistent way to allow Facebook to scale and grow effectively

  9. Finding creative ways to keep operating costs to a minimum including the development and management of budgets and business compliance

  10. Create and drive a culture of ownership, innovation, collaboration, accountability, and safety

  11. Support and contribute thought leadership to the development and implementation of business practices which support the growth and ongoing management of our global data center IT footprint

  12. Ability to travel up to 30%

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years experience of management of technology operations in critical environments

  2. Experience working in a bleeding edge, technical, hands-on environment and leveraging technology to manage and grow environments

  3. Experience in personnel management, organizational leadership, people development and team growth

  4. Experience in influencing and leading a group of people, partners suppliers across multiple disciplines

  5. Knowledge of data center power, cooling, network, structured cabling, server and storage infrastructure

  6. Leadership experience with an experience making decisions with minimal direction and prioritizing across multiple competing demands

  7. Communication and collaboration experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience communicating internally across disciplines and organizations at all levels within Facebook and externally at public events to public representatives and the press

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.