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Facebook Network Capacity Engineer, Edge in Pierre, South Dakota

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Facebook designs, builds and operates one of the largest globally-distributed CDNs in the world. As a Network Capacity Engineer for Facebook's Edge Network, you will have a unique opportunity to use your broad engineering skill set to partner with network engineers and optimization engineers to build infrastructure that improves the user experience for billions of people across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus, and many more products. You will manage the global capacity plan for the Edge network, including making critical strategy decisions around architectures, resiliency, and timelines.

Required Skills:

  1. Drive development of network infrastructure strategies with highly technical product, software, and network infrastructure teams

  2. Perform analysis across data sources to understand forecasts, drive cross functional agreement, and create a global network strategy to meet business needs

  3. Ensure regional strategies align with the common global strategy goals for the Network team

  4. Align the reliability strategy across production engineering, backbone engineering, software engineering, and network delivery in order to set global standards

  5. Drive both strategic and tactical capacity planning to ensure that Facebook products have sufficient network capacity while maintaining operational and financial discipline

  6. Lead partnerships across various functional teams and organizations to find optimal solutions to drive improvements in infrastructure capacity planning, delivery and management

  7. Create Product Requirements Documents to guide development of software to effectively and reliably create build plans for the global Edge network

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Degree in a technology field (e.g. Engineering, Computer Science) or equivalent work experience

  2. 5+ years of experience managing large scale networks or network projects

  3. Knowledge of network infrastructure and networking planning

  4. Experience analyzing and interpreting data, drawing conclusions, defining recommended actions, and reporting results to various stakeholders

  5. Experience partnering with highly technical engineering teams to solve open ended issues

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.

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