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Meta Program Engineer, Connectivity COE in Topeka, Kansas


Meta is seeking a Program Engineer, Connectivity Center of Excellence to join the Design Engineering and Construction (DEC) Delivery team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our innovative services are delivered, and our rapidly scaling infrastructure operates. The team lights up Meta’s global data centers, delivering the physical infrastructure that connects the world to the videos, feeds, and other information stored on Meta’s server banks. The Program Engineer, Connectivity COE will serve as the DEC Delivery telecom subject matter expert (SME) supporting multiple data centers in an area while providing strategic program support in delivery while driving to global consistency in the field.This role provides for a system of control ensuring standardized builds around best practices and accelerated adoption of lessons learned. It will be integral in critical programmatic support around challenges to network planning and/ connectivity delivery. This regional SME provides support and expertise in the DEC telecommunication design, standards, products, quality, operations, tooling, and vendor management to the field.

Required Skills:

Program Engineer, Connectivity COE Responsibilities:

  1. New site Startup – Serve as lead Telecom Delivery SME for new site start up within area of responsibility. Provides technical program support for new greenfield sites through onboarding of local staff. Project Delivery SME – Serve as the DEC regional escalation point supporting local project delivery Project Support-. Collaborates to deliver global training as well as the creation and updating of training materials. Strategy implementation- Continually review DEC technologies and best practices and drives consistent deployment into the Geo/Area of responsibility. Influences DEC design and products to ensure optimum constructability and job-site alignment. Evaluates key product strategy and introductions into DEC Design while preparing job sites for execution. Communications - Serves as representative for the area region with continual communications with the DEC back office, other regions, and all cross-functional partners. Vendor Management - Assists sites in optimizing vendor relationships and service delivery to DEC standards. Provides key input into QBR and HBR used to track and correct vendor quality performance. Quality - Supports local Field teams and Vendors in their site quality initiatives, providing strategic expertise and guidance to ensure the quality of installation and services per CCOE industry-leading standards of quality and reliability. Key problem solver of operational roadblocks. Works to drive Root Cause Analysis and linking back to lessons learned programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 8+ Years’ experience in structured cabling managing vendors in hyperscale data centers, large scale construction and/or other related fields

  2. Experience managing the delivery of quality structured cabling installations in hyperscale data centers

  3. Experience communicating and connecting with and influence a diverse group of stakeholders with different objectives

  4. Experience creating and driving strategic initiatives across global portfolio

  5. Experience training and mentoring others on technologies, installation methods, products, processes, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years’ experience in structured cabling installation, data center development and/or construction management experience

  2. Experience managing IT or IP Network deployment projects in a mission critical environment requiring coordination across multiple disciplines for the delivery of a common goal

  3. Experience in leading deployments of Network/Structure cabling infrastructure at scale

  4. Experience and understanding in hyperscale network topography and design principles

Public Compensation:

$119,000/year to $168,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

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.

Meta 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.