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Meta Data Center Facilities Engineering, Technical Lead Electrical Engineer in Pierre, South Dakota

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Facebook is seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer experienced in the operations support and design of critical facilities to become part of our Data Center Facilities Engineering team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly growing infrastructure efficiently operates and our innovative services are delivered. The Facilities Engineering team designs retrofit and upgrade projects and ensures our highly reliable environment is guaranteed. The ideal candidate will be able to work broadly, both leading critical projects cross-functionally as well as work independently leading deep dives and expert analyses.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage a small team of individual contributors on a high-impact/high technical complexity/ambiguous area while also being a tech-lead/individual contributor on that team. Contributes deep knowledge and subject matter expertise on projects working toward mastery within pillar.

  2. Leads design/technical direction, quality efforts, technical reviews for their team and adjacent teams.

  3. An expert in the field of operation and maintenance of Critical Facilities. Mentors other members on how to articulate complex concepts and implementation strategies for addressing critical issues that have company wide impact and the development of the best corrective actions to avoid the same in the future.

  4. Actively influence the design of the strategy and shaping of the roadmap within scope - sets the technical vision for their team.

  5. With minimal guidance, is able to ensure the team is healthy, developing self-awareness on their team’s health and beginning to diagnose and troubleshoot issues.

  6. Consistent track record of executing efficiently against strategy of complex/ambiguous projects. Proactively detects the largest problems with neighboring product teams and contributes to resolution.

  7. Delivers multiple large-scale projects with multiple levels of dependencies with multi-team, group-wide impact with complexity.

  8. Strategically invests in efforts to improve product quality and engineering efficiency in the long-run. Builds and develops a team and culture that has passion for and organically drives product quality and engineering efficiency.

  9. Constantly aware and has a deep understanding of the larger issues and priorities across the organization and keeps the broader teams up to speed through effective messaging. Understand and parse out what is relevant and important to peers and leadership.

  10. Act as point of escalation for complex system malfunctions, driving Root Cause Analysis process with cross functional team.

  11. Collaborate closely with the other cross functional teams in Facebook - Construction, Field Operations, Vendors, Design, Hardware Engineering to ensure the best outcome for Facebook’s projects.

  12. Exercise wide latitude in determining strategic objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Requires minimal guidance from management for structuring and leading teams.

  13. Actively involved in sourcing, interviewing and closing candidates for immediate and adjacent teams. Identifies development opportunities for other team members and provides coaching and technical mentorship to other IC's from within and outside of their organization.

  14. Approximately 20-30% travel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree and professional license in Electrical engineering

  2. 15+ years of combined experience in Operation and Maintenance, Design, Construction and Retrofits of Electrical systems

  3. 5+ years experience in creating and leading data center, mission critical facilities, or technical engineering organization

  4. Comprehensive knowledge of high voltage (115kV, 12kV) substations, mission critical LV power distribution, UPS and generator power systems

  5. Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards

  6. Expert knowledge of short circuit coordination and arc flash studies

  7. Familiarity with SKM or ETAP power system software

  8. Working knowledge and familiarity of other Critical Facility systems such as Mechanical (HVAC) systems, emergency power supply (generators), Control Systems and life safety systems

  9. Proficient in load management at the operations level within a critical facility

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in Critical Facilities and/or industrial type of facilities

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.

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