Electrical Engineer - Data Center Design

at Meta in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Meta is seeking an Electrical Engineer experienced in the design and operations of Critical Facilities to become part of our Data Center Design team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our software operates with efficient ease. Building and operating data centers the “right” way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity availability and capital conservatism. The Meta Data Center Design team endeavors to be the benchmark of innovation for the data center industry and improve reliability, safety and efficiency through innovative solutions, enabling Infrastructure teams to excel in achieving their goals.

Required Skills:

Electrical Engineer – Data Center Design Responsibilities:

1. Lead the team in the development of prototype design of data center electrical infrastructure for improved reliability, efficiency, speed to market and cost

2. Create criteria to evaluate benefits and feasibility of the solution for scalable deployment

3. Cross-functional collaboration with other Meta teams including Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Network Engineering, Operations and Capacity Analysis teams

4. Provide technical due diligence review and evaluation for the data center site selection process

5. Develop strong industry relationships with other data center peers and organizations to remain current on industry trends and future directions

6. Travel domestically and internationally to data center sites for engineering studies, electrical systems audits, and collaboration with local teams as required

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

7. BS in Electrical Engineering or related field

8. 8+ years professional experience in electrical systems design, construction, operations, and maintenance

9. Electrical Professional Engineer registration

10. Experience in high voltage substation design, medium voltage distribution systems, mission critical power distribution, generators, UPS, PDU, and Building Management System

11. Experience in High Voltage electrical transmission, distribution, and utility interconnection processes

12. Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including NEC, NETA, ANSI, IEEE, NFPA, UL, UFC and UBC

13. Knowledge of international standards including IEC, CE and EN

14. Cross-discipline knowledge of complete critical facility systems

15. Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills

16. Experience providing solutions to complex projects under pressure

17. Proven presentation and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

18. Large and complex system design experience, including campus systems

19. Research & Development experience including concept, design, modeling, prototyping, testing, and production support

20. Lean Construction certification/experience

21. LEED Certification/Credentials

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook 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

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Job Posting: JC205866189

Posted On: Feb 26, 2022

Updated On: Jul 14, 2022