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Facilities Manager, Data Center Operations



Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience as a Facilities or Operations Manager, or Chief Engineer.
  • Experience managing and operating a mission critical facility, including facility/operations, technical, and team management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in an Engineering field.
  • Experience with initiating and executing strategic initiatives in a global environment.
  • Understanding of the operations and maintenance of electrical control systems and mechanical systems in a data center environment.
  • Ability to develop and grow team members through coaching, mentoring, and training.
  • Ability to set, prioritize, and achieve business goals.
  • Passion for operations and people management, with excellent problem-solving skills.

About the job

The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and HVAC systems in the world. Facility Technicians at Google data centers operate, monitor and support physical facilities conditions. Some duties will include heating and cooling of air and water, power supply, generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution and control and monitoring systems. You regularly help inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components). You'll provide daily assistance to senior technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order.

You will develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data center efficiency. You ensure that environmental and safety standards are consistently met, identifying problems and making repairs quickly In emergency situations or abnormal conditions, you manage data center performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Direct efforts to integrate the Google-wide strategy and execution with internal and external business partners, ensuring teams have aligned goals.
  • Plan and execute operational budgets, expense forecasting, and manage established budgets with focus on cost effective operations.
  • Empower the team and make equitable hiring and talent decisions by supporting career development and setting Googlers up for success.
  • Meet service level agreements (SLAs) with internal teams on uptime, efficiencies, and cost.
  • Implement and drive the safety culture at the site.

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