Program Manager, Data Center

Facebook Menlo Park , CA 94025

Posted 2 days ago

Facebook is seeking a Program Manager, Data Center and Networking, with web and enterprise infrastructure environment experience. The projects will support the Infrastructure Engineering organization whose responsibilities include the Networking, Data Center Design, Construction, and 24x7 upkeep of the Facebook. This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park office and will report to the Manager of the Data Center Program Managers.


  • Manage cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization covering a range of areas (data center, network, hardware systems, capacity management).

Develop and manage endto-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.

Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.

Perform risk management and change management on projects.

Provide dayto-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

Manage dependencies and handoffs effectively and optimize schedules accordingly.

Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

Interface with Engineering, Facilities, Electrical/Mechanical Engineers, and business owners for project requirements and scope.

Conduct business process re-engineering reviews to innovate on business processes and define ways to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

Drive continual improvement of cost productivity.

Identify areas of risk and drive mitigation with subject matter experts within the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, computer science, systems engineering, electrical engineering, business or a related field.
    5+ years of Data Center or Network deployment experience, including 3+ years as a Technical Program Manager.

Interpersonal experience, including relationship building and collaboration within cross-functional team.
3+ years of experience with Project Management strategies, planning and tools.

Track record of delivering deployments on or ahead of schedule and on budget.

Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational experience.

Organizational and coordination experience along with multi-tasking experience to get things done.

Experienced executing multiple tasks simultaneously.

Experienced collaborating with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and "roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.


  • Experience with managing projects related to data center design, hardware design and capacity management.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Juniper JNCIA.

Project/product management experience in building scalable, enterprise tooling initiatives, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective programs.

Communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail.

Independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented.

Interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional teams.

Ability to adapt and learn new skill sets.

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