Facebook Systems Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Oculus is seeking talented Systems Engineers who are passionate about systems infrastructure engineering. As a Systems Engineer, you own and support many of Oculus’ core infrastructure systems and have a direct impact on systems design, enhancements, and support practices. Our talented employees are dedicated to the development of cutting-edge technology; therefore, our ideal candidates will have laser focus and strong attention to detail to execute systems engineering needs with great precision. Engineers with expertise in storage, virtualization, messaging, open source technologies, data networking, and back office foundational infrastructure.

Required Skills:

  1. Build, scale, and secure Oculus corporate infrastructure, focusing on both Windows and Linux environments

  2. Combine open-source and commercial technologies to build services that will have an impact on the business

  3. Leverage the scale and complexity of the larger facebook.com infrastructure to solve problems for all of Oculus

  4. Deploy, configure, and maintain servers and other critical infrastructure to support all Oculus teams

  5. Perform server performance tuning and capacity planning alongside Facebook monitoring and platform teams

  6. Collaborate with project managers and third party/in-house developers on unique technical projects

  7. Produce systems that are scalable, automated, and well-documented, and train others to take on operations

  8. Maintain technical documentation library and internal wikis

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. degree in a technical discipline (or equivalent work experience)

  2. 2+ years experience working in a large-scale server administration or data center support role

  3. 2+ years System Engineering experience with Windows Server (2008R2/2012) or Linux Server (CentOS, Ubuntu) and associated technology support

  4. Knowledge of different protocols and services (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SNMP, IPTables, Active Directory, WSUS, WDS, etc.)

  5. Knowledge of network protocols and network design principles

  6. Knowledge with open source monitoring and methodologies (Zabbix, OpenNMS, Nagios)

  7. Knowledge of data center technologies (SAN/CDN)

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.