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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Director, Infrastructure Data Center Storage and Distribution (a1K2K000008U9BNUA0)

Computer and Mathematical




Fremont, California, United States

Meta is seeking an experienced and industry expert Infrastructure Data Center Storage and Distribution Director to focus on developing, aligning, and planning strategies to support the integration of global logistics operations. Meta currently has full time employees conducting warehousing operations supporting its data center facilities. Meta also utilizes third party logistics providers to conduct significant property receiving, storage, distribution, inventory management, asset management, and accountability responsibilities not co-located with data center facilities. This person’s primary focus will be working closely with the logistics process and systems managers at Meta headquarters to develop and help integrate a comprehensive logistics transportation-distribution and warehousing strategy to support Meta’s expansion of networks across the current data center-centric construct of today with the third party capabilities that exist today.This Infrastructure Data Center Storage and Distribution Director will incorporate all domains of logistics operations (forecasting, procurement, transportation, warehousing, distribution, material handling, inventory management, and repair returns) that Infrastructure Business Operations Support (IBOS) manages in data centers, points of presence, warehouses, distribution centers and other nodes. This role will develop and coordinate the strategy for transportation-distribution and warehousing for IBOS operations needed to cope with the increased volume and complexity of the stakeholders IBOS [Register to View] we grow and scale—often in unexpected ways—we have to be more creative and disruptive in our approaches, to include transportation-distribution and warehousing strategies. While we must continuously delivery first class logistics services to our internal partners using our existing models and tools, we must also look to innovation and automation to be ready for the future. More of the same may not work.This Infrastructure Data Center Storage and Distribution Director will be particularly instrumental in helping us cope with known and unknown scaling and supply chain continuity challenges. This expert will need to leverage experience and insights, become immersed in learning the Meta infrastructure landscape and culture to anticipate, plan for, and develop early direction on solutions for cross-functional, highly technical, hard-to-detect challenges and potential pitfalls for existing process and tools.This role will engage leaders and SMEs across IDC, Infra, and FB cross-functional stakeholders to ensure that our process and tools are aligned with long term business strategy, operational scalability and sustainability. The role will require deep understanding of IBOS operations to be able to partner, gain consensus, and align with other team’s strategic goals. Examples of key stakeholders at the data centers are the teams that manage and maintain: racks and servers, facilities and power management equipment, optics, cabling and network switches. We also work closely with teams that have responsibilities for accounting, trade, and tax compliance regulations and guidelines.

Required SkillsDirector, Infrastructure Data Center Storage and Distribution Responsibilities:
  • Have deep understanding of IBOS and cross-functional workflows and tools to identify opportunities and risk and provide guidance on how to evolve based on the trajectories of FB long range plans.
  • Operate in a rapidly evolving, often ambiguous environment and demonstrate the ability to detect, collect and process new information and re-prioritize desired outcomes as needed in our rapidly changing and growing FB infrastructure environment.
  • Partner with IDC stakeholders (FacOps, SITEOPS, ENS, DCC, etc.) to understand their short term and long-term priorities and provide guidance and direction on how IBOS can support these needs.
  • Partner with SOE and CEA stakeholders to anticipate, understand, and help shape changes to our supply chain strategy and associated operating models, providing guidance on how these changes will improve scalability, efficiency, adaptability for IBOS teams that must deal with the “last mile” of these efforts.
  • Work with key company-wide organizations, including Legal, Tax, Finance, AP, Audit, Trade Compliance, and others with an emphasis on the accuracy and reliability of IBOS data, signals, and feedback, especially with respect to compliance concerns.
  • Work with all relevant stakeholders and partners on emerging projects to ensure the full set of IBOS concerns and prerequisites are considered and planned for at the earliest possible stages.
  • Follow industry best practices and trends, as well as strategic direction of the business and technology platforms. Understand and articulate how to leverage these into our internal business strategies to create sustainable and scalable operations models.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
Minumum QualificationMinimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business, Engineering, or Science.
  • Experience in logistics, operations, program management, supply chain, analytics.
  • 15+ years of combined logistics experience.
  • Experience in process mapping, gap analysis, business requirements, and data analysis.
  • Experience cross-functional collaboration across multiple teams.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing 3PLs and outsourced service providers.
Preferred QualificationPreferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, or Science.

(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of + bonus + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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 [Register to View]