Our Data Centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly growing infrastructure efficiently operates and our innovative services are delivered. Serving over a billion people and with more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing organization. Facebook is seeking an Oi Engineer to join our Data Center Operations team. The Oi Engineer is responsible for influencing new data center hardware design, integration, tooling & automation readiness for adherence to our data center best practices. This candidate must possess communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills, plus operations management and analytical skills. This role will interact with individuals of all levels and requires a dedicated professional to effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders on the full life cycle of new Facebook designed hardware entering and exiting our Data Centers. The ideal candidate has either developed hardware products for enterprise and/or data center applications, hardware manufacturing experience, or experience supporting server or network equipment in a data center environment. They will use those skills to influence the design of Facebook's future compute, storage and networking products. If you have a strong appetite for technology and enjoy working in small, agile, empowered teams solving complex problems within a high energy, oftentimes chaotic environment then this is the role for you. This position is full-time with domestic and international travel required.
O.I. Engineer Responsibilities
Become conversant in the Facebook hardware design road map and able to communicate planned changes to the broader Data Center Operations organization
Become conversant in Facebook data center operations and able to communicate operational requirements
Assess the impact of design changes and evaluate against the project schedule and operational requirements
Work with internal teams to institutionalize Data Center Operations requirements to their evaluation and preparation of new hardware
Drive identification, assessment, and execution of ongoing process improvement opportunities for the benefit of equipment reliability, serviceability, and operations productivity
Engage in larger cross-functional programs from requirements gathering to creating program plans from implementing pilots to support testing, systems integration or data center enhancements
Create and communicate mid to long term strategy for improving data center operability, trend analysis, issue resolution, and compile ongoing service metrics for review with peer teams or suppliers
BS or BA in engineering or physics, or equivalent technical work experience
5+ years of experience in product design, new product introduction (NPI), product engineering, manufacturing engineering, or manufacturing test of compute, storage or networking equipment
Communication experience in influencing cross-functional teams
Technical experience with server and storage architecture and components, hardware troubleshooting and diagnosis, and/or hardware manufacturing
Experience working in, and training in a cross-cultural environment with remote teams
Experience with large-scale server installations and maintenance
Familiar with Linux operating system and utilities
Understanding of or experience in high volume equipment manufacturing
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