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Facebook Network Engineer, Deployment & Support in Altoona, Iowa

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

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 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 Data Center) 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. This position is full-time and based in Altoona, IA, Fort Worth, TX, or Papillion, NE.

Required Skills:

  1. Deployment, configuration, and management of all network infrastructure on our data center campus

  2. Work with partner teams to develop processes and procedures related to configuration and deployment of all data center network infrastructure

  3. Participate in conversations and active development of network automation solutions to scale network device deployment in the data centers

  4. Create deployment packages and maintain as-built documentation and asset database for installed network gear

  5. Establish and implement global best practices and contribute to the design of new scalable network solutions

  6. Support the development, testing and integration of new hardware and software platforms into the network

  7. Participate in an on-call rotation to support the regional network infrastructure 24x7

  8. 20% of travel required, up to 40% based on projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of work experience responsible for designing, deploying and operating large-scale networks

  2. Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching protocols (BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, RSVP-TE, VRRP)

  3. Working knowledge of network protocols (TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS) and experience with IPv4 and IPv6

  4. Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with networking hardware

  5. Working knowledge of physical infrastructure design including structured cabling and fiber-optic cabling

  6. Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and deliver against deadlines

  7. Experience working in global team environments and solving problems around the world

  8. Working knowledge of scripting and programming as it relates to network automation and deployment

  9. Experience with the Linux based systems and experience with scripting and automation (Bash, Python, Perl)

  10. Ability to lift/move 30-40 pounds on a daily basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Working knowledge of 40/100G Ethernet and CWDM, DWDM and optical transport network technologies.

  2. Experience with distributed network systems operation and design.

  3. Experience with software defined networks and centralized routing controllers.

  4. Experience with field-based work in Data Centers, Colocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices.

  5. Working knowledge of data center power and cooling infrastructure and critical facility operational best practices.

  6. Technical leadership capabilities and project management experience.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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