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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Controls Subject Matter Expert

Computer and Mathematical



New Albany, Ohio, United States

Meta is seeking a data center Controls Subject Matter Expert to join our Data Center Facility Operations team. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our software operates to meet the demands of our customers. The Controls Subject Matter Expert will be a part of the facility operations team and will be responsible for reliability and quality of the Building Management System (BMS). The candidate will support data center daily operations, and global quality/standardization initiatives, and have a working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems.

Required Skills

Controls Subject Matter Expert Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for all Building Management System (BMS) changes and enhancements at the data center as part of a global fleet
  • Diagnose and repair complex control system malfunctions requiring extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems and ability to test and modify in multiple languages of systems software
  • Troubleshoot and repair controls hardware including controllers, relays, measurement devices, actuators, and associated equipment with mechanical and electrical device systems
  • Review operating equipment data for efficiency improvements, monitor all building systems for abnormal operating trends, and make optimization adjustments accordingly
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to make modifications to BMS settings to manage the building space
  • Ensure appropriate cross-functional collaboration between local controls team and applicable local and global teams
  • Manage controls vendors while supporting site operations, including direct oversight to all system configuration and component upgrades
  • Provide QAQC oversight of hardware installation to provide controls scope, review proposals and review programming through commissioning process for new construction and retrofits
  • Oversee all system configurations and component upgrades to ensure system integrity is maintained and that all modifications to existing systems are in compliance with best practices, including change control processes
  • Provide technical controls training and support to all Facility Operations staff
  • Collaborate with the global controls team to provide feedback on global controls strategies and implement global initiatives at the data center
  • Communicate all issues and upcoming controls work with site management
  • Other duties as required to support the operation of Facebook data centers
  • Travel expectations: Can be significant during first 1-3 months for initial training/onboarding and then ongoing occasional travel for factory witness tests, collaboration, etc.

Minumum Qualification

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience interpreting blueprints/CAD drawings and controls diagrams
  • Experience in data centers or other critical environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3+ years relevant Controls Engineering/Technical experience will be considered in lieu of 7+ year controls experience in programming development, start up, and commissioning of complex systems
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and life safety systems associated with critical environments
  • Working knowledge of critical facility operations with experience or understanding of procedure-based work
  • 7+ years of controls experience in programming development, start up, and commissioning of complex systems - central plants, air handling units, and evaporative cooling/humidification systems
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment

Preferred Qualification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience beyond field technician level - project management, project engineering, operations management
  • PLC experience
  • Alerton experience
  • Experience with software programming languages: Python, PHP, SQL
  • IT/Networking certification

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