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Facebook Network Production Engineer in Denver, Colorado

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:

Production Engineers (Network) at Facebook are hybrid software/network engineers who ensure that Facebook's network and related services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. Automation is the key to meeting our demands; you will be responsible for conceiving, developing, and deploying systems and tools to keep the network running reliably and efficiently.

Do you want to work on one of the most dynamic, fast-paced networks in the world? Do you want to develop innovative solutions to our challenges and ship them into production? Then this is the role for you!

Required Skills:

  1. Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems, live, on some of the largest and most complex networks and systems in the world

  2. Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

  3. Manage and maintain multi-vendor, multi-protocol data center, backbone and edge networks

  4. Define and develop optimized network monitoring systems

  5. Design and deploy new network and tooling architectures

  6. Analyze data to diagnose and identify root causes to network issues

  7. Partner alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by billions of users all around the world

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Engineering degree, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience

  2. Experience coding in higher-level languages (e.g., Python, C++, Go, etc.)

  3. Experience in configuration and maintenance of network devices and NMS systems, or applications such as web servers, load balancers, relational databases, storage systems and messaging systems

  4. Experience learning software, frameworks and APIs

  5. Knowledge in routing and switching - hardware design and knowledge of forwarding and data planes

  6. Protocol knowledge in one or more of BGP, MPLS, ISIS or similar routing protocols - knowledge in typical configurations and performance tuning

  7. Experience developing and understanding network device configuration for at least one vendor (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, Brocade, etc.)

  8. Experience understanding and mitigating network hardware and topology failures

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. BS or MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  2. Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and IPv6

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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