Facebook Windows Systems Engineer - Directory Services in Seattle, Washington


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 Enterprise Core Services team is responsible for the foundational services used internally at Facebook. Each sub-team focuses on delivering highly-available services using well-known, industry standard solutions when practical. A primary goal of the team is to continue to evolve the deployment and management of these services to follow standard Facebook practices and ensure security and scalability. The services we manage include authentication and directory services, public key infrastructure, email, load balancing, and virtual desktop services, among others.

Required Skills:

  1. Build, scale, and secure the internal Active Directory Domain, Certificate, and Federation environments

  2. Build upon the Infrastructure as Code initiative within Enterprise Core Services

  3. Implement and improve processes where necessary

  4. Participate in org-wide incident review and remediation

  5. Leverage the scale and complexity of the larger facebook.com infrastructure to solve problems for our customers

  6. Be the final escalation point for issues related to directory services

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience

  2. 10+ years experience with Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services

  3. 5+ years experience with Microsoft Active Directory Certificate and Federation Services

  4. 8+ years experience in Windows systems administration

  5. 6+ years experience in PowerShell scripting

  6. 2+ years experience working with monitoring and configuration management tools such as Chef and DSC

  7. Configuration and maintenance experience of common applications such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, IIS, Apache, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Postfix, Squid, MySQL, and SNMP

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Virtualization and block storage experience

  2. Ruby, Python, PHP experience

  3. Linux experience

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.