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 Field Engineer to join our Data Center Connectivity team (DCC). Our data centers are the foundation upon which our innovative services are delivered and our rapidly scaling infrastructure operates. The DCC team lights up Facebook’s global data centers, delivering the physical infrastructure that connects the world to the videos, feeds, and other information stored on Facebook’s server banks. The Data Center Connectivity (DCC) Field Engineer has vendor management responsibility for delivering and maintaining new builds and retrofits for all low voltage and fiber optic cabling and support infrastructure. The Field Engineer is the DCC point of contact for our vendor, and to other stakeholders at the data center. This position is full-time.ResponsibilitiesAssure delivery and maintenance of all structured cabling and connectivity, on time, within budget, and to corporate standards of quality, reliability, and uptimeResponsible for managing vendor task assignment, allocation of resources, monitoring progress/execution, and quality of installation for all Operational and Construction activities on sitePerform quality audits to assure DCC work meets quality standards prior to turn-over.Assure site as-built documentation are complete and up-to-dateOversight of the run operations team for detailed turn-up schedule, Moves Adds Changes and setting project prioritiesDetermine all hardware and materials required to complete each new build and retrofit project and procure from suppliersSupport development of best practices and initiatives, coordinating SOPs/SIPs with vendors, and participating in global and regional standardsAssure crisp oversight and clear communications with vendorsAssure rapid responses to high priority builds and break-fixesProactively communicate progress and risks on site projects and initiatives to key stakeholdersAssist in developing or identifying network cable/rack/cabinet installation processes and standardsMinimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or a minimum of 5 years direct professional experience in fiber optic cabling installationExperience overseeing vendors work and suppliers towards the same project goalsPrior experience in a mission critical environment requiring coordination across multi-disciplines for delivering a common goalOrganizational and coordination skills to deliver results in a fast-paced, mission critical environment.Track record of solving problems under pressure.Ability to think strategically and act tacticallyInterpersonal skills, able to connect with and influence a diverse group of stakeholders with different objectives.Communication skills.Knowledgeable with MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Location/Region: Prineville, OR (US)