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Facebook Capacity Manager in Denver, Colorado


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.


Every day we strive to provide best possible experience to our users that are now numbered in billions, and to make that possible, we have deployed an ultra-high capacity backbone network that spans the Globe. We are looking for a Capacity Manager to join our Network Planning team to support the expansion of our global network. This is an ideal role for a Capacity Manager that wants to work on a purpose built and ever expending network that touches and changes lives of billions for the better every day.

Required Skills:

  1. Create a Plan of Record using in-house developed network design and analysis modeling tools, for both IP and Optical requirements.

  2. Work with cross-function team to simulating network risk migration strategies to keep the network up.

  3. Communicate and coordinate contingency plans involving adding risk mitigating capacity augments.

  4. Ensures capacity constraints are identified such that due dates are met and potential issues identified with proposed solutions and communicated.

  5. Partner with engineering to create engineering work packages that include IP and Optical hardware requirements, channel plans, port maps, and as built designs.

  6. Project manage and prioritize network builds across the Facebook global infrastructure.

  7. Improve cross-functional workflow efficiency and shorten deployment lead time by aligning end-to-end feasibility for capacity turn-up.

  8. Forecast and manage inventory levels and responsible for budgetary timing and accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Minimum 5 years of experience in network planning.

  2. Experience with network design and equipment planning.

  3. Knowledge of IP and optical combined with hands-on experience in vendor products in the field.

  4. Demonstrate track record of driving large-scale WAN network deployment in both IP and optical layers.

  5. Experience with use of network planning tools, such as Cariden, Aria, Wandl, OPNET and/or other inventory tools.

  6. Experience communicating across the organization including sourcing, engineering and program management.

  7. Experience with programming in Python or similar for data analysis and tools development purposes.

  8. BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with both terrestrial and submarine networks.

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.