Mechanical Engineer - Mission Critical Engineering

San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

Twitter’s Mission Critical Engineering (MCE) team is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to expand the team’s strength and knowledge in data center design and operations. MCE manages the operational uptime of Twitter’s data centers. MCE is responsible for the design, construction and growth of the facilities to keep pace with our growing business


What You’ll Do

  • Understand the mechanical system design of existing facilities supporting Twitter’s infrastructure
  • Participate with team in the development and oversight of operational procedures, maintenance and expansion of these facilities
  • Apply best practices and knowledge of operational standards
  • Coordinate cooling, containment, power and fiber deployments within team and amongst vendors and service providers
  • Commit to and deliver timely and cost effective projects
  • Publish/release RFPs, handle the bid selection and award of contracts
  • Coordinate across partner teams to define and reduce operational impacts
  • Follow company procedures for notification and communication
  • Oversee vendors’ HVAC systems’ uptime and operational efficiency
  • Understand the relationship between data center mechanical and electrical systems
  • Support fiber optics design and installation oversight
  • Work with Site Operations for special project deployment
  • Travel to data center facilities and work with Site Operations and service providers to coordinate projects supporting business needs/growth (up to 20% travel per year)
  • Define, improve, review procedures to improve communications and visibility within the company of the operations of the data centers
  • Write, review and approve Method of Procedures (MOPs)
  • Manage information repositories within the teams internal documentation system
  • Participate in design, construction, commissioning and operation of new and future facilities
  • Review designs and provide feedback for improvement in uptime and operational efficiency
  • Review submittals for comprehensive and complete gear ordering
  • Support commissioning activities, review Cx scripts and provide constructive feedback and support
  • Define new operational procedures and maintenance logs


Who You Are

  • Excellent team player who is willing to lead and support others for projects to expand the overall team capacity and breadth
  • Great oral, written and procedural communications for Mission Critical operations
  • Rigorous dedication and discipline for operational procedures and definitions
  • Punctual and responsive
  • Desire to learn and take ownership of fiber optic layouts and project deployments.
  • Fundamental comprehension of PUE and its drivers; psychrometrics; and airside and waterside mechanical systems and controls and the respective operations and maintenance thereof.
  • Committed to the uptime of the service including 24/7 response when required for emergencies
  • Requirements
  • Minimum 4+ years experience in Mechanical Engineering with experience directly in the design and/or operation of Data Centers
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree, Professional License or 6+ years experience as a design/operational Mechanical Engineer with Data Center Experience


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Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

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