Building Automation Engineer, Data Center Design

Menlo Park, California

Posted in Retail
4 days ago

Job Info

Facebook is seeking a Building Automation Engineer to support Global Standards within the Data Center Design team. In this role, you will support controls standardization from ideation through change management processes, ultimately influencing and implementing decisions within the standards library for implementation globally. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our software operates enabling innovation for the company. Building and operating data centers the "right" way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity availability and capital conservatism. The data center design team approaches facility design from the chips on the server boards to the facility mechanical and electrical distribution systems which ensure and maximize efficiency of our compute infrastructure. This position is full-time. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, a proven track record in team management and a strong background in all aspects of Building Automation. A thorough understanding of mechanical systems, electrical systems and IP networking is strongly desired. This person shall be detail-oriented, possess strong organizational skills, and be a self-starter that can excel with little direction.
  • Manages change management and standardization of controls related activities globally
  • Manages Global Standards documentation supporting the controls discipline globally
  • Lead new project control engineering quality approval, process control, product evaluation, vendor proposals, evaluate product reliability, automated testing, software, research and development
  • Responsible for controls systems strategies, design, specifications, programming, simulation, testing as well as vendor and commissioning oversight
  • Lead development and initiate standards and methods for processes, control logic and sequences, testing, evaluation, and integration
  • Review BMS change management and provide feedback
  • Collaborate with multiple teams across different disciplines
  • Drive project schedules while working closely with design and construction to ensure milestones and completion dates are on track
  • Develop facility and vendor commissioning tests and standards for BAS project training close out efforts
  • Travel to datacenter sites for engineering studies, mechanical systems audits, startup testing, and full commissioning, as required
  • Travel to various equipment and bench testing as well as remotely located design working sessions
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies
  • 8+ years of experience with control system design, development and management
  • Experience working simultaneously on multiple projects, in a team or independently
  • Experience with managing projects and project teams
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Certifications in various control systems
  • Knowledge of thermodynamics and psychometrics
  • Understanding of electrical systems and schematics. Low voltage and high voltage
  • Understanding of BACnet protocol to include IP, ETH and MS/TP
  • Understanding of Modbus protocol to include TCP, and RTU
  • Experience establishing working relationships and resolve interpersonal conflicts
  • Knowledge of Networking Server/Client Workstations
  • AutoCAD and VISIO experience
  • Knowledge of BAS DDC and PLC programming language
  • N+ certification
  • Datacenter/Critical Facilities experience
  • IT and server hardware background
  • DCIM understanding and working knowledge
  • Schneider Electric PLC/Unity Pro experience
  • Citect SCADA understanding and working knowledge
  • OPC UA understanding and working knowledge
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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