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Hardware Engineer, Data Center Connectivity Facebook
Fremont, CA

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Job Description

Facebook is seeking a Hardware Engineer to join our Data Center Connectivity team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly growing infrastructure efficiently operates and our innovative services delivered. The successful candidate is responsible for new product introductions in our data center connectivity installations, including new builds and retrofits.

The Hardware Engineer will work with design, development, and sourcing teams; subject matter experts; vendors; and DCC field teams to assure successful product introductions. Responsibilities include proactively identifying pain points and opportunities, and advocating effectively for new or modified hardware as needed. Full lifecycle engagement is required, with lessons learned from field deployments rolled into future product introductions. The design engineer needs to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders, assuring DCC requirements are represented prior to product down-selection. This position is full-time and is based in Fremont, CA.


* Work closely with structured cable design team and field installation team to identify pain points and business needs for new or modified connectivity hardware, and create optimized product solution with high quality and low cost

Execute prototype product validation test plan, analyze test data with statistical model, draft test report, and present intermediate and final reports to cross-functional teams

Create and complete new product part number requests (PNR) and manage product life cycle changes with Engineering Change Order (ECO)

Review pre-production verification test plans, assuring key risks are addressed in the product pilot phase

Able to travel up to 15% of the time


* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physical Science

3+ years track record of developing or specifying fiber optic cables and connector related products

Knowledge of fiber optic component, cabling, and interconnect products, technologies, and standards

Experience in statistical data analysis

Experience with product life cycle management (PLM) process

Experience providing solutions to problems and meeting deadlines

Experience engaging stakeholders


* Advanced degree

Experience using a software tool for statistical data analysis such as JMP

Experience using Agile as product life-cycle management tool

Data center or other mission critical development experience

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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