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Network Engineer, Datacenter (Infrastructure)

Company: Meta
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Meta's datacenter footprint is constantly growing to adapt to the vast amount of new services we provide to people. This results in a dramatic scaling challenge that our engineers have to deal with on a daily basis. Not only do we need to build and evolve the physical infrastructure that connects myriads of servers together, but also ensure that the network is running smoothly and meets strict performance goals. And with the introduction of our own switching software (FBOSS) and our networking products (Wedge and Six-pack) we have entered into a new era of unprecedented opportunities to re-think traditional networking and iterate quickly in an area that was previously very closed to innovation. Meta's datacenter network engineering team is actively looking for people with passion to solve difficult problems and innovate at a fast pace. Data Center networking at Meta is a multi-faceted discipline and covers all layers, starting from physical (fiber and optics), actively using distributed routing protocols such as BGP and topping with our own software stack running on our network devices. For this role, we are looking for a Network Engineer with solid experience in network infrastructure and fiber connectivity solutions, including the design and deployment of data center infrastructure, ISP and OSP design, and optical technologies. Reach out to us if you are eager to innovate and contribute to our mission.Network Engineer, Datacenter (Infrastructure) Responsibilities:Architect, design, engineer and implement scalable physical and logical datacenter infrastructure solutions.Research, develop & deploy numerous technologies and network topologies in order to evolve and scale our datacenters.Work closely with our hardware, software and sourcing teams, and external vendors to develop new optical solutions and influence the future of networking and its associated infrastructure.Partner with our software teams to develop and implement the tooling required to provision, manage, monitor and troubleshoot our networks.Manage the execution of network infrastructure design programs, publish Engineering Documents, business requirements documents and method of procedures (MOP).Minimum Qualifications:Knowledge of optical ethernet technologies and their evolution.5+ years of experience in TCP, IP[v4-v6], BGP and related protocols.Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment.Understanding of network hardware platforms and their specifications in the datacenter space.Communications experience with cross-functional partners.Experience troubleshooting common network issues.5+ years of experience in structured cabling and fiber optic infrastructure - their application and limitations within the datacenter space.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.5+ years of scripting experience with Python, Perl, or other languages.Experience in content or service provider environments.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

Keywords: Meta, Reston , Network Engineer, Datacenter (Infrastructure), Engineering , Reston, Virginia

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