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Network Engineer, Deployment & Support

Job Details

Hiring Organization Meta
Post Name Network Engineer, Deployment & Support
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77022
 
Facebook’s Edge & Network Service (ENS) team is actively looking for passionate people to help us tackle the unique set of challenges and opportunities we face while contributing to our company’s mission of connecting the world.
 
Our team is the execution arm of the Facebook network team and is responsible for the deployment and support of all production networks (Edge, Backbone, Optical, and Datacenter) as well as our content delivery network (CDN) across the globe.
 
This truly global team offers a unique career opportunity to work with all of the latest network technologies and talented engineers solving some of the most complex problems in the industry.

Network Engineer, Deployment & Support Responsibilities

  • Deployment, configuration, and management of all network infrastructure on our data center campus
  • Work with partner teams and vendors to manage day-to-day operations and reliability of the regional network
  • Schedule and perform maintenance including upgrades, migrations, and decommissioning of production networks
  • Create deployment packages and maintain as-built documentation and asset database for installed network gear
  • Establish and implement global best practices and contribute to the design of new scalable network solutions
  • Support the development, testing, and integration of new hardware and software platforms into the network
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support the regional network infrastructure 24×7
  • 10% of travel required, up to 30% based on projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience. The degree must be completed prior to joining Meta.
  • 4+ years of work experience responsible for designing, deploying, and operating large-scale networks
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching protocols (BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, RSVP-TE, VRRP)
  • Working knowledge of network protocols (TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS) and experience with IPv4 and IPv6
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with networking hardware
  • Working knowledge of physical infrastructure design including structured cabling and fiber-optic cabling
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and delivering against mission-critical deadlines
  • Proven experience working in a global team environment and solving problems with limited supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of 40/100G Ethernet and CWDM, DWDM, and optical transport network technologies
  • Experience with field-based work in Data Centers, Colocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices
  • Working knowledge of data center power and cooling infrastructure and critical facility operational best practices
  • Familiarity with the Linux based systems and experience with scripting and automation (Bash, Python, Perl)
  • Technical leadership capabilities and people management experience

About Meta

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world.
 
Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
 
Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long-term conditions, mental health conditions, or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. 

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