Facebook Network Engineer, Intern in Menlo Park, California


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.


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!

Facebook is looking for the next generation of network engineers that want to solve the challenges of large-scale network management and design with a software approach.

This is a full-time, 12 week internship position based in Menlo Park, Denver or Seattle.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage and maintain multi-vendor, multi-protocol datacenter and backbone networks

  2. Define, and develop optimized network monitoring and automation systems

  3. Partnered 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 millions of users all around the world

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline

  2. Experience with managing computer networks

  3. Knowledge of routing protocols such as BGP, and ISIS

  4. Basic proficiency in UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals

  5. Experience coding in at least one language (even if it is not one that Facebook uses)

  6. Ability to learn new development languages (Python and C++ are all in heavy use)

  7. Ability to pick up new concepts around network design and management

  8. Ability to communicate cross-functionally

  9. Ability to obtain and maintain work authorization in the country of employment in 2019

  10. Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.