Facebook Network Infrastructure Engineer in Menlo Park, California

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Facebook is looking for talented, highly motivated engineers for its Network Infrastructure Engineering team. As a member of the team, your primary function will be to ensure that the network is reliable, robust and can scale to meet the challenges that serving over a billion users presents. Automation is the key to meeting our demands; you will be responsible for conceiving, developing and deploying tools to support the 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!

This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage and maintain multi-vendor, multi-protocol datacenter and backbone networks

  2. Define, and develop optimized network monitoring systems

  3. Design, and deploy new network architectures

  4. Develop automated methods to mitigate and remediate network events

  5. Analyze data to diagnose and identify root causes to network issues

  6. Be an active participant in deep technical discussions

  7. Develop and maintain consistency within the networking infrastructure


  1. 2+ years of experience in routing and switching

  2. Experience scripting with Perl, Python, Ruby, awk and shell strongly preferred

    1. Knowledge of MPLS, BGP, and ISIS

    2. Minimum 2 years experience using BGP and IGP

    3. Minimum 2 years experience in Linux/Unix

    4. Experience in device configuration

    5. Experience with Linux/Unix

    6. Strong knowledge of TCP/IP

    7. Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

    8. Strong interpersonal and communications skills

    9. Ability to manage long term, project/milestone based work with multiple teams.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years of experience in routing and switching

  2. Experience scripting with Perl, Python, Ruby, AWK and shell.

  3. Knowledge of MPLS, BGP, and ISIS

  4. Minimum 2 years experience using BGP and IGP

  5. Minimum 2 years experience in Linux/Unix

  6. Experience in device configuration

  7. Knowledge in TCP/IP

  8. Analytical and troubleshooting experience

  9. Ability to manage project and work with teams

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.