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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

SiteOps Global Infrastructure Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Los Lunas, New Mexico, United States

The Site Operations team is responsible for the delivery of data center compute and storage at Meta, enabling our family of apps and services to support a growing global community. We are seeking a forward-thinking individual skilled across multiple disciplines to lead global initiatives on this team. The mission of this role is to identify and tackle the biggest technical and operational challenges and opportunities before SiteOps. The Infrastructure Engineer is expected to personally advance our highest impact initiatives, and to drive others to closure through the right working groups and delegates. The scope of the role is Infra-wide; the DC Infra Engineer is expected to work with the data center teams, Core Systems, CEA, PE, and hardware engineering to architect and implement adaptable solutions that transform our infrastructure in dimensions including performance, efficiency, quality, and resiliency. Areas of emphasis include next gen platforms, tools, and technologies; the interplay between our platforms and data centers; and the underlying architecture of our infrastructure including physical vs logical layer trade-offs.

SiteOps Global Infrastructure Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Represent Site Operations in leading work to define and architect new solutions on global initiatives, working with stakeholders across Infra Data Centers & Infrastructure teams.
  • Assemble and lead cognitively diverse teams to address complex engineering challenges, requiring deep technical expertise as well as a broad understanding of Meta’s overall infrastructure.
  • Address issues that can be ambiguous and global in nature, requiring leadership and collaboration across time zones, teams, and technical domains. travel required.
  • Act as key Subject Matter Expert and mentor in the design, operation, and troubleshooting of tools, technologies, and processes utilized within Site Operations.
  • Understand and assess risks and challenges associated with emerging new hardware, data center and software technologies, and define & implement effective mitigations for these.
  • Employ a holistic understanding of the full infrastructure stack to drive solutions that appropriately balance physical and logical layer capabilities and constraints.
  • Act as a global communication and advisory point of contact for the design, implementation and delivery of projects that affect our global data center and server fleet and facilitate resolution of issues drawing on local expertise and global support partners.
  • Leverage data-driven methodologies to understand a problem at the onset, define a plan, and measure progress throughout a project.
  • Provide data supplied narratives and ensure a strong focus on continuous improvement.
  • Build and support strong, trusted, cross-functional connections with teams across the globe and serve as an advocate for the Site Operations Team with key stakeholders, influencing policies and procedures to improve global data center operations.
  • Approximately 20% - 30% travel

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the full stack of infrastructure, with experience building or operating logical infrastructure on top of a complex, distributed physical infrastructure.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Proven communication skills and experience working in a highly distributed environment, across teams/department boundaries.
  • 10+ years of technical experience, in a large-scale data center or IT Infrastructure environment, or equivalent experience building platforms and systems for large scale compute
  • Experience building globally scalable solutions and translating global strategic initiatives into local executable projects.
  • Knowledge of the interdependencies of data center functions and technologies including electrical, cooling, structured cabling, security, network, server and storage systems.
  • Experience building, operating, and scaling with Linux or Unix Operating systems.
  • Experience communicating the results of analysis and insights to cross functional teams and influencing the strategy of these teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of storage and AI/ML related services and the hardware that supports them.
  • Coding or scripting experience such as Bash, PHP, Python, SQL, or Perl.
  • Experience in providing technical guidance to external vendors and partners. Knowledge and experience with virtualization, containerization, distributed systems, fault tolerance, and incident management.
  • Data Center Design and Expansion.
  • Experience with high level data center design, operations, basic electrical/mechanical infrastructure, and scaling physical infrastructure.

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment 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. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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