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Data Center Site Project Manager

Posted: 16 Mar 2021 Closes: 15 Apr 2021
Clonee, Ireland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time FBK_285851066277039

We're looking for an operations Project Manager to join the Data Center Site Operations Team. The ideal candidate will be able to manage the variety of the data center site initiatives as well as the global projects. The expectations of this role include Project Management experience as well as operational knowledge in a highly technical and fast paced environment. Critical for this role is the ability to manage multiple complex projects which are operational in nature, involving work and communication across teams and geographical locations. Additionally, knowledge of all the key deliverables from teams and leveraging this information to identify opportunities for efficiency gains and innovation is a key factor to success in this role.

Data Center Site Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Manage and balance a portfolio of Data Center specific projects that may span several functions or sites, coordinating and supporting work across these and ensuring on-time delivery of the projects.

  • Establish initial overall plan of new Data Center projects, including defining the time schedule, scope and risk analysis.

  • Ensure alignment with centrally based functions as well as Data Center-based PM roles on other teams to enable delivery of complex projects.

  • Communicate project progress to stakeholders, and define initial communication paths. Lead and define all local collaboration channels such as meetings, groups and reports.

  • Act as a local escalation point for issues affecting the delivery of projects, and facilitate the resolution of issues where support outside of the project team is required.

  • Acts as a conduit for feedback on existing and new processes deployed at the Data Centers.

  • Work as a coordination point for regional projects and coordinate with local resources.

  • Enable and support coordinated efforts that impact global timelines for retrofits, decomissions, and new construction within the Site or wider region.

  • Manage day-to-day work within project directly where required, and support areas managed by other PM functions.

  • Act as mentor both at the site and for peers globally, and represent and temporarily support work in the team if manager is absent.

  • Ability to travel up to 15% required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Eng./B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of technical project management experience.

  • Project management experience in building scalable initiatives, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective projects.

  • Organizational and time management experience.

  • Experience working in a 24/7/365 critical operations environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent operational initiatives and demonstrate a sense of urgency.

  • Experience in managing multiple projects and operational initiatives, juggling different priorities and projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working/operational knowledge in all of the following areas, at least two: Server hardware, Operating systems and provisioning, Physical and logical capacity planning, Data Center cooling and power, Asset management, Fiber and network technology, Data Center Construction.

  • Experience leading projects in a Data Center environment including areas such as Construction, Operations, Capacity planning, turn-ups and decommissioning, Retrofits in live environments and Process and Tooling innovation.

  • Experience in working within matrixed organizations where cross-functional processes and teams are core to the operation.


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

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