Facebook Rotational Production Network Engineer, University Grad in Menlo Park, California


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 looking for talented, highly motivated university graduates for our Network Engineering team. As a member of the team, you will work alongside experienced Backbone, Data Center, Performance and Automation engineers on a large scale global network.

This will be your network and it is constantly growing. 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 and continuous improvement are the keys to meeting our demands; you will be responsible for developing and deploying network designs, automation systems and network performance improvements into our production network.

Do you feel that you can do more than what your network's growth allows? Do you want to solve problems that can only be seen in large scale environments? Do you want to work on one of the most dynamic, fast-paced networks in the world? Do you want to help in our mission to make the world more open and connected? Then this is the role for you!

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

Required Skills:

  1. Build experience with Backbone, Data Center, and Network Infrastructure Engineering teams through rotational experiences during your first year

  2. Build, manage and maintain multi-vendor, multi-protocol data center and backbone networks

  3. Develop optimized network monitoring systems

  4. Design, and deploy new network architectures

  5. Develop automated methods to mitigate and remediate network events

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

  7. Be an active participant in deep technical discussions

  8. Develop and maintain consistency within the network infrastructure

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience scripting/coding

  2. Experience with network device configuration

  3. Experience with Linux/Unix

  4. Knowledge of TCP/IP

  5. Analytical and troubleshooting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Network Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field

  2. Knowledge of Switch and Routing concepts and implementation

  3. Knowledge of routing protocols BGP, OSPF and ISIS

  4. Knowledge of tunneling protocols MPLS, GRE, IPnIP

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. 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.