Facebook Network Engineer, Wireless Connectivity Deployment in London, United Kingdom


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.


The Facebook Connectivity team builds the bleeding edge technology that will allow Facebook to connect our next billion users. Our projects are aimed at delivering connectivity to people without access to the internet and increasing connectivity for people with access to existing, but inadequate network infrastructures. The Connectivity Deployment team works closely with cross-functional partners to support engineering, testing, and deployments across the globe. Deployment Engineers are responsible for designing and implementing connectivity solutions in partnership with OEMs and network operators. This position is full-time and based in London, UK.

Required Skills:

  1. Comprehensive wireless and TCP/IP network design and corresponding implementation.

  2. Work cross-functionally with partners, project management, network, software, and hardware engineers to build network designs to solve connectivity problems.

  3. Interface directly with partners and serve as escalation point for engineering and product teams.

  4. Work cross-functionally with local municipalities, engineering, and 3rd party vendors.

  5. Develop requirements and implementation plans with business partners and executive teams.

  6. Build and integrate connectivity solutions with carriers/ISP networks.

  7. Deploy and operate testbeds to test wireless connectivity solutions.

  8. Proactively contribute to and maintain technical and training documentation.

  9. Develop automation and tooling as needed to support connectivity deployment initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience with IPv6 and IPv4 networking in routing and switching.

  2. Experience designing and deploying scaled wireless networks at WISP, cellular carrier, or telco.

  3. Experience working with governments, municipalities, and installation crews for deployment of either wired or wireless networks.

  4. Experience in working with and troubleshooting wireless networks and wireless telecom equipment to include 3G/4G cellular, Wi-Fi, and microwave.

  5. Experience working with DC/AC power, fiber, and copper cabling.

  6. Experience with carrier backhaul including microwave and fiber transport networks.

  7. Proficient in using Linux.

  8. Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and conducting executive level briefings.

  9. Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and cross-functional management skills with a focus under pressure.

  10. Ability to travel internationally, up to 25% of the time. Working across time zones, remote teams and cultures

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Automation software experience and familiarity.

  2. Start-up or technical infrastructure experience.

  3. Experience with alternative power sources such as wind or solar.

  4. Experience with network deployments in emerging markets.

  5. Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:

  6. Medical Benefits

  7. Dental Benefits

  8. Vision Benefits

  9. Pension Benefits

  10. Life Assurance

  11. Childcare Benefits

  12. Gym Benefits

  13. Transport benefits

  14. Laundry Benefit

  15. Posted: 4th May 2018

  16. Closing date: 2nd June 2018

Industry: Internet