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Meta Network Engineer, Deployment and Support in Topeka, Kansas


Meta is looking for an individual contributor role on the global edge and backbone network deployment team. This team is responsible for deploying one of the world’s largest complex edge (CDN, Compute, IP) networks. As a member of this team, you will have a unique opportunity to be involved in all aspects of networking at Meta.

Required Skills:

Network Engineer, Deployment and Support Responsibilities:

  1. Deploy and support our global production and corporate network including edge, backbone, data center, campus, and content delivery network (CDN) infrastructure.

  2. Work cross-functionally with project management, network engineering to generate implementation plans including Method of Procedure (MOP) and Bill of Materials (BOM), Engineering Design Packages (EDP), Scope of Works (SOW), Network equipment and server Rack Face Elevations (RFE).

  3. Provide technical leadership and guidance during deployment activities in our data centers and POPs, including in the areas of facility power, cooling, rack layout and cable management, physical equipment installation, network equipment configuration, testing and handoff for production traffic.

  4. Calculate and document equipment power/space requirements and consumption for multiple PoP sites. Work with Colocation Vendors, local Engineering, Facilities Operations, to meet these requirements.

  5. Schedule and perform network maintenance including repairs, upgrades, and migrations.

  6. Maintain technical and training documentation, develop automation and tooling as needed.

  7. Participate in on call activities and follow escalation process to support the infrastructure 24/7.

  8. 10% to 30% of travel.

  9. Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes improvement.

  10. Create cage and rack designs and understand the overall needs of current and future POP infrastructure.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

  2. 6+ years of IP networking experience with designing, deploying, and supporting service provider, data center, and/or enterprise network infrastructure.

  3. Experience configuring and troubleshooting IP routing/switching technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS, RSVP, and VRRP in a dual-stack IPv4/6 environment.

  4. Experience coordinating and executing hardware installation and configuration.

  5. Hands-on experience with enterprise and carrier class routing, switching, and optical transport platforms.

  6. Knowledge of data center design and operational best practices.

  7. Experience with Linux OS/networking.

  8. Experience analyzing situations and utilizing problem solving experiences under pressure.

  9. Proven experience leading and executing network deployment projects.

  10. Experience working with limited supervision.

  11. Experience interacting with vendors and external parties to drive projects to completion.

  12. Time and project management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment.

  2. Experience with field-based work in Collocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, and Central Offices.

  3. Scripting experience with Python or Perl.

  4. Network certifications such as CCIE, CCNP or JNCIP. Expert level certifications.

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.