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Facebook Network Deployment Engineer, University Graduate in London, United Kingdom


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.


Facebook's Edge & Network Service (ENS) team is actively looking for passionate Network Deployment & Support Engineer University Graduates to help us tackle the unique set of challenges and opportunities we face as we scale our Edge and backbone footprint. Our team is the execution arm of the 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. We have entered into a new era of unprecedented opportunities to re-think traditional networking and iterate quickly in an area that was previously very closed to innovation. 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 is a full time position based at our London office in UK.

Required Skills:

  1. Assist in optical and IP deployment project in region

  2. Support and lead implementation of Facebook's production network infrastructure in edge and backbone

  3. Perform hands on troubleshooting and repair of network hardware, software, and network circuits

  4. Perform network maintenance including hardware and software upgrades, migrations, decommissioning, and capacity upgrades

  5. Manage and update work assignments through our internal task tools and repair ticketing systems

  6. Maintain asset database and related documentation for installed network infrastructure

  7. Work cross-functionally to plan and execute on projects and manage operational incidents

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing or have obtained a BS or MS (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related technical discipline

  2. Understand physical site requirements for optical transport installation, power, space, and fiber

  3. Basic knowledge of DWDM technologies

  4. Knowledge of configuring and troubleshooting IP routing/switching technologies and protocols in a dual-stack environment

  5. Experience with IPv6

  6. Familiarity with programming/scripting languages (perl, python, bash, etc.)

  7. UNIX/Linux and TCP/IP network fundamentals

  8. Ability to communicate cross-functionally and solve problems under pressure

  9. Troubleshooting and analytical skills

  10. Experience coding in at least one language, preferably for network or systems automation

Industry: Internet