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Meta Engineering Program Manager, Strategic Engineering & Design in Des Moines, Iowa

Summary:

Facebook is seeking an Engineering Program Manager, Strategic Engineering & Design to become part of our team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly growing infrastructure operates, and our innovative services are delivered as we continue our mission to build community and bring the world closer together. The program enables the difficult design and decisions supporting the complex intersections of technical domains. Ultimately, this role focuses Facebook’s engineering expertise to bring complex technical and cross-functional problems from definition through design to produce executable engineering packages specific to the electrical, mechanical, and architectural detail of a building. This requires technical understanding of the building while also driving results with stakeholders across Infra. Finally, this person will be a motived self-starter taking charge of initiatives and be a forward thinker with a keen business sense.

Required Skills:

Engineering Program Manager, Strategic Engineering & Design Responsibilities:

  1. Manage cross-functional program design projects covering a range of technical domains (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, data center construction, network, hardware systems, capacity management, etc.) through to completion.

  2. Drive complex problem statement development and create milestone schedules that end in decisions and implementation.

  3. Interface with Engineering, Facilities, Electrical/Mechanical Engineers, Construction, Network, Cabling, Security and business owners for project requirements and scope.

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

  5. Digest technical drawings, questioning the inputs of the engineers across multiple highly technical engineering departments and helping to bring all of it together into a cohesive executable package.

  6. Manage dependencies and handoffs effectively and optimize schedules accordingly.

  7. Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

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

  9. Drive continual improvement of productivity.

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

  11. Lead training and education programs for internal and external partners.

  12. Report and drive alignment and decisions from leadership across multiple organizations.

  13. Travel to datacenter sites as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in a directly related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  2. Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, systems engineering, electrical engineering, construction engineering, or equivalent job experience.

  3. Large scale critical infrastructure, Research and Development, and/or data center experience.

  4. Experience building relationships and driving collaboration from cross-functional teams.

  5. 7+ years of experience in Technical Program Management/Project Management.

  6. Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational experience.

  7. Understanding of Engineering details and the impacts of change across multiple disciplines.

  8. Proven track record driving results on complex problems with many stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  2. Knowledge of design, construction, network, hardware, capacity management.

  3. Communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail.

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

  5. Experience adapting and learning new skill sets quickly.

  6. Global design experience.

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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