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Backbone Production Network Engineering Manager

Posted: 10 Mar 2021 Closes: 9 Apr 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1939203366

Facebook's global network, comprised of cutting-edge platforms, is looking for a Network Engineering Manager to join the Backbone and Edge Engineering team. This team is responsible for designing, implementing and supporting one of the world's largest and most cutting edge networks. In this role you will work closely with other engineers with a wide variety of deep technical expertise in software, systems, IP, and Optical networking to drive forward innovation and expansion of our network. This position is full-time and located in our Dublin or London office.

Backbone Production Network Engineering Manager Responsibilities

  • Manage engineers working to design, build, scale, deploy, and support networks and systems for our Backbone and Edge network infrastructure

  • Help define and drive regular development of the technical roadmap to meet the needs of the team, and partner teams

  • Partner closely with Facebook backbone, edge, datacenter, and hardware network engineering teams and other software infrastructure teams

  • Help engineers develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles

  • Assess employee performance frequently, address under-performance, and recognize and promote excellent performance

  • Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees

  • Communicate cross-functionally and drive engineering efforts

  • Operate in a rapidly evolving environment, adapting quickly to new information and re-prioritizing as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years experience managing technical network related engineering teams, including performance management experience

  • Knowledge of networking and distributed systems

  • Experience in network management systems for large-scale networks

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance and communicating insights and ideas across organization


About the Facebook company

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 is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to


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