Facilities Manager

NETGEAR in San Jose

Job Description

When you work at NETGEAR, you’ll be part of a diverse team committed to helping the world do more. We turn ideas into innovative networking products that connect people, power businesses and advance the way we live. Our success is fueled by a pioneering spirit that’s made us one of the leading, and growing, global technology companies. Join our network and help us shape the future of connectivity.

Are you an upbeat, detail-oriented, and collaborative self-starter with a strong service mindset? We are looking for a Facilities Manager to help create a physical work environment that will attract, support and keep the best talent anywhere. In this role, you will embrace and bring the NETGEAR mission to life across the organization. You will drive continuous improvement in the operational efficiency and processes across our North America locations, constantly finding ways to improve our employee experience, while effectively managing our costs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

As the Facilities Manager, you will develop and maintain standards for planned preventative maintenance and office upkeep to assure optimal functioning of all building systems. Anticipating facilities needs and actively addressing issues before they are called out is key. You will thrive in a dynamic workplace with rapidly changing priorities.

You will establish and maintain security & safety policies/procedures in all aspects of daily building operations.

  • Grant building access using CCure access control software
  • Oversee 3rd party security officers
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on environmental efforts

You will select, supervise, and manage trade vendors including plumbers, electricians, HVAC, etc.

  • Lead vendors to deliver projects under tight deadlines on time and on budget
  • Conduct Request for Proposals (RFP) and maintain service contracts

You will run the facilities aspects of our R&D lab space which could include cabling, electrical, and shield rooms.

You will supervise and run the day-to-day activities of the Facilities/Maintenance Technicians across multiple locations. You will utilize our help desk through RemedyForce to track daily activity.

  • Review quarterly performance/financial reviews as appropriate
  • Maintain budgets and ensure accurate internal and external reporting. Be accountable for energy management and conservation.
  • Oversee janitorial & maintenance services

You will utilize project management skills to delegate tasks & projects and have the ability to roll up your sleeves when necessary.

  • Facility repairs & maintenance including changing light fixtures & ballasts, patch & paint, tile work, light plumbing, light electrical, etc.
  • Cubicle reconfigurations, installations of whiteboards & corkboards, hanging pictures, keyboard trays, etc.
  • Run construction/improvement activities as necessary


  • 4+ years of facilities management experience in a dynamic organization, preferably in a 100,000+sf leased office environment
  • Experience managing and coaching a team both locally and remotely
  • A working knowledge of building systems & maintenance (HVAC, fire life safety, lighting, electrical, plumbing, EV charging stations, etc.)
  • An ability to juggle multiple deadlines & projects along with a knack for solving problems and spotting inefficiencies
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite

NETGEAR is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available people in every job. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.


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