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Network Engineer, Deployment and Support

Posted: 18 Mar 2021 Closes: 17 Apr 2021
Clonee, Ireland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time FBK_158685539434084

Facebook's Edge & Network Service (ENS) team is actively looking for passionate people to help us tackle the unique set of challenges and opportunities we face, while contributing to our company mission of connecting the world. Our team is the execution arm of the Facebook 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. 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.

Network Engineer, Deployment and Support Responsibilities

  • Deployment, configuration, and management of all network infrastructure on our datacenter campus

  • Work with partner teams and vendors to manage day-to-day operations and reliability of the regional network

  • Schedule and perform maintenance including upgrades, migrations, and decommissioning of production networks

  • Create deployment packages and maintain as-built documentation and asset database for installed network gear

  • Establish and implement global best practices and contribute to the design of new scalable network solutions

  • Support the development, testing and integration of new hardware and software platforms into the network

  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support the regional network infrastructure 24x7

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of related work experience responsible for designing, deploying and operating large-scale networks

  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching protocols (BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, RSVP-TE, VRRP).

  • Working knowledge of network protocols (TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS) and experience with IPv4 and IPv6

  • Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with networking hardware

  • Working knowledge of physical infrastructure design including structured cabling and fiberoptic cabling

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver against mission critical deadlines

  • Proven ability to work in fast-paced global team environments and solve problems with limited supervision.

  • Ability to lift/move 15-20 kg if required

  • 10% of travel, up to 30% based on projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of 40G/100G/200G/400G Ethernet and CWDM, DWDM and optical transport network technologies

  • Experience with field-based work in Data Centers, Colocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices

  • Working knowledge of data center power and cooling infrastructure and critical facility operational best practices

  • Experience with scripting and automation


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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