Wireless Network Engineer, Deployment and Support

Wireless Network Engineer, Deployment and Support
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Menlo Park, CA
Meta's Network and Infrastructure Services (NIS) team is actively looking for a passionate network engineer to help us build out infrastructure which gives people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Our team is responsible for network design, deployment, and operations for Meta's global engineering labs where we support multiple engineering teams. With the Metaverse, we have entered in a new era of unprecedented opportunities to re-think traditional networking and iterate quickly in our environment. This role offers a unique career opportunity to work directly with product teams building hardware and software in support of the Metaverse.
Wireless Network Engineer, Deployment and Support Responsibilities
  • Work cross-functionally to design, plan, deploy, and manage wireless network infrastructure in labs.
  • Perform network maintenance including hardware and software upgrades, migrations, capacity upgrades, and decommissioning.
  • Perform hands-on troubleshooting and repair of wireless network infrastructure.
  • Provide support and consultation to internal teams who utilize wireless network infrastructure to test and validate new products.
  • Diagnose and correlate wired and wireless network issues, finding proper resolution, identify root causes, and develop/implement remediation strategies.
  • Proactively contribute to and maintain technical and training documentation.
  • Collaborate across multi-functional groups and have the ability to learn and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Create MOPs for vendors to execute standard wireless network operational tasks.
  • Collaborate with Meta product teams such as Reality Labs to design wireless networking solutions to meet their lab testing needs. Partner to understand roadmaps and convert them into deliverables for the network engineering team.
  • Participate in an escalation on-call rotation to support the network infrastructure 24x7.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6+ years of work experience responsible for designing, deploying and operating enterprise or outdoor Wi-Fi networks.
  • Hands-on experience designing, configuring, optimizing, and troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks with knowledge of RF and latest 802.11 standards.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting Wi-Fi connectivity and performance issues using WLAN controllers, over-the-air packet capture analysis and spectrum analyzer.
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi back office systems, backhaul/transport, and IP networking hardware.
  • Expertise in configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching protocols (BGP, OSPF, STP, VRRP).
  • Understanding of network protocols (TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS) and experience with IPv4 and IPv6.
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with Wi-Fi, backhaul, and IP networking hardware.
  • Understanding of physical infrastructure design including structured cabling, space, power, and cooling.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and deliver against mission critical deadlines.
  • Proven experience working in a global team environment and solving problems with limited supervision.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a coding/scripting languages such as Python, shell scripting etc. along with knowledge in code repository solutions.
  • Knowledge of future IEEE Wi-Fi releases such as Wi-Fi 7/802.11be.
  • Understanding of VoWi-Fi, ePDG architectures & interfaces, Wi-Fi to 3GPP handovers.
  • Experience working other wireless technologies such as 4G and 5G cellular networks in the RAN and Core domains.
  • Hands-on experience working with POE, AC/DC power, fiber, and copper cabling.
  • Project lifecycle management experience from requirement gathering to customer handoff.
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Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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