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Data Center Product Hardware Lead Engineer

Company: Facebook App
Location: Los Lunas
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Meta is seeking a forward thinking, experienced Product Hardware Platform Lead Engineer to join the Data Center Site Operations team. The Product Hardware Platform Engineering team is responsible for the overall performance of Meta's production compute and storage platforms through their life-cycles in our data centers. This role will lead a team focused on maintaining and improving the health of the platform from verification testing into mass production through end-of-life. Key responsibilities include identifying systemic hardware, firmware, and tooling issues; engaging in hands-on problem solving; and collaborating effectively with cross-functional engineering and tooling teams to improve performance of the fleet. 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. Meta is at the leading edge of the global data center industry both in terms of how data centers are designed and operated. This person should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where adaptability and flexibility will be key to their success. We seek an individual who can quickly absorb and understand the technical challenges of subject matter experts and local site operations teams, create alignment between these globally distributed teams as well as partner organizations, and can set informed priorities and direction while getting buy-in and commitment from relevant stakeholders.

Data Center Product Hardware Lead Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team that provides end-to-end lifecycle ownership (verification test through end of life decommissioning) of hardware platforms and new technologies in the data centers
  • Serve as the central point of contact representing the hardware platforms and new technologies across SiteOps, and be the subject matter experts on hardware platform issues, for datacenter operations teams
  • Drive complex technical investigations globally and spanning multiple disciplines such as Hardware, Software/Firmware, Networking and Power & Cooling
  • Issue timely alerts and support fixes to operations teams, and assure a robust feedback pipeline to engineering teams
  • Provide serviceability feedback on production hardware to engineering design teams
  • Provide technical mentorship on large scale data center projects and initiatives to global, cross-functional teams
  • Build strong relationships and collaboration with engineering and cross functional teams across the company. Actively solicit feedback from teams, and use that feedback to improve operational effectiveness as infrastructure scales
  • Own the cross-functional communication with other technical operations groups to help resolve incidents
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, functional owners and subject matter experts to interpret and articulate business and operations needs
  • Ability to travel up to 30% required

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS or BA in technical field or commensurate experience
    • 10+ years experience in hardware validation, working with cross functional teams to deliver products to production
    • Experience working across a diverse global organization and building partnerships with cross functional teams inside and outside of the organization
    • Experience triaging and debugging hardware platforms
    • Experience in processing and analyzing large sets of data
    • Knowledge of server and storage platforms, principles, technologies, protocols, and standards
    • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects and managing timelines
    • Experience working independently within a multi-disciplinary team of hardware and operations engineers
    • Experience working with Linux or Unix Operating systems
    • Proven technical drafting skills, experience creating documentation for users of all levels

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Large-scale data center environment experience, including hardware deployments, deep system knowledge of Linux, Server Hardware, networking, network protocols, supply chain and Data Center automation
      • Bash, PHP, Python, or Perl scripting experience
      • Experience in data center system and process automation
      • Leadership presence and presentation skills

        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

Keywords: Facebook App, Albuquerque , Data Center Product Hardware Lead Engineer, Engineering , Los Lunas, New Mexico

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