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Meta Edge Production Network Engineer - BBE-IP in Topeka, Kansas


Network Engineers at Meta are hybrid software/network engineers who ensure that Meta's network and related services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. Data Analytics, network (re)design, and automation are keys to meeting our demands; you will be responsible for conceiving, developing, and deploying software and network systems and tools that improve reliability and efficiency in our global network.Meta is one of the largest sources of traffic on the planet, which makes getting traffic to our end users quickly and reliably one of the most demanding network engineering tasks ever conceived. The Metaverse adds latency, jitter, and other requirements never seen for a network of this scale in the history of the Internet.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!

Required Skills:

Edge Production Network Engineer - BBE-IP Responsibilities:

  1. Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems, live, on some of the largest and most complex networks and systems in the world

  2. Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

  3. (Re)Design, manage and maintain multi-vendor, multi-protocol edge networks that serve Meta’s suite of applications: Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Cloud Gaming, Metaverse, and more

  4. Optimize end user experience by architecting the network to lower latency, packet loss, and jitter while increasing scale

  5. Define and develop optimized network monitoring systems

  6. Design and deploy new network and tooling architectures

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

  8. Partner alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around - the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by billions of users all around the world

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience coding in higher-level languages (e.g. Python, C++, Go, etc.)

  2. Experience learning software, frameworks, and APIs

  3. Experience in configuration and maintenance of network devices, NMS systems, load balancers, or optical systems

  4. Experience configuring at least one routing/switching vendor (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, Brocade, Ciena, Infinera, etc.)

  5. Understanding of routing and switching - hardware design and knowledge of forwarding and data planes

  6. Expert knowledge of TCP/IP versions 4 and 6

  7. Experience using MPLS on continent scale networks

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working on Content Distribution Networks (CDNs)

  2. Engineering degree, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

  3. Experience understanding and mitigating network hardware and topology failures

  4. Experience negotiating and configuring peering

  5. Experience automating network configuration changes, provisioning systems, or alerting systems

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.