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Network Engineer Facebook
Seattle, WA

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Network Engineers 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. Data Analytics, network (re)design, and automation are keys to meeting our demands; you will be responsible for conceiving, developing, and deploying software and network systems and tools that improve reliability and efficiency in our global network.

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!


* 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

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

(Re)Design, deploy, manage and maintain multi-vendor, multi-protocol data center, backbone and edge networks

Define and develop optimized network monitoring systems

Design and deploy new network and tooling architectures

Analyze data to diagnose and identify root causes to network issues

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


* Engineering degree, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience

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

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

Experience learning software, frameworks and APIs

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

Experience understanding and mitigating network hardware and topology failures


* BS or MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and IPv6

Understanding of routing and switching - hardware design and knowledge of forwarding and data planes

Understanding and development of Load Balancing and Peering in CDN Architectures

Protocol experience in one or more of BGP, MPLS, ISIS or similar routing protocols - understanding of typical configurations and performance

Working knowledge of ROADM, coherent transponders and long-haul operation optical networks

Working knowledge of offensive or defensive security solutions for systems and networking

Understanding and execution of data modeling and system performance analytics

Understanding Operations research, combinatorial optimization, stochastic optimization, machine learning, queuing theory, probability theory

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