Data Center Site Manager

Facebook   •  

Papillion, NE

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 45 days ago

Facebook is seeking an operations Data Center Site Manager to establish, lead and scale our new Data Center in Papillion, NE. 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 Papillion, NE is an important milestone in the evolution of Facebook’s data center expansion.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establishing and managing a Data Center Operations Team responsible for the planning, installation, maintenance and operation of server hardware and supporting infrastructure at scale
  • 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
  • Responsible for leading Public Relations, Public Policy and Site Operations Management on behalf of Facebook and the Papillion data center site, by managing the ongoing relationships with local, regional and national entities
  • 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
  • Mentoring and developing managers and leads such that they can run daily operations with minimal supervision
  • Build and lead a diverse, world-class data center operations team, developing both the technical capabilities and leadership qualities of individual contributors and managers
  • Assisting and supporting the Data Center Site Selection, Design and Construction Teams, as necessary with the development of the project site, from groundbreaking through construction and hand-off to the Operations teams
  • 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
  • Finding creative ways to keep operating costs to a minimum including the development and management of budgets and business compliance
  • Create and drive a culture of ownership, innovation, collaboration, accountability, and safety
  • 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
  • Ability to travel up to 30%


  • 10+ years experience of management of technology operations
  • Experience working in a bleeding edge, technical, hands-on environment and leveraging technology to manage and grow environments
  • Experience in personnel management, organizational leadership, people development and team growth
  • Experience in influencing and leading a group of people, partners suppliers across multiple disciplines
  • Knowledge of data center power, cooling, network, structured cabling, server and storage infrastructure
  • Leadership experience with an experience making decisions with minimal direction and prioritizing across multiple competing demands
  • Communication and collaboration experience


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