Data Center Facilities Engineering, Systems Engineer

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Our Data Centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates to deliver our innovative services. Meta is looking for talented, highly motivated engineers for our Facilities Engineering team. As a member of the team, you will work alongside experienced Systems, Network, and Controls engineers to scale our services as Meta grows. Your primary function will be to ensure that our core infrastructure systems, the systems our Data Centers depend on to do their day-to-day activities, are reliable, robust and can meet the challenges the business demands.
Data Center Facilities Engineering, Systems Engineer Responsibilities
  • Work on a team of highly technical and talented engineers chartered with maintaining the global controls and monitoring infrastructure for our Data Centers.
  • Support day-to-day operations and escalations of the overall critical infrastructure environment.
  • Improve and optimize system administration and management with coding and automation.
  • Troubleshoot firewall issues and modifying access control lists.
  • Understand metrics for measuring success and performance of services to ensure service performance, scalability, stability and security for both existing and new service deployments.
  • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through management of task queues.
  • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production and business teams at Facebook.
  • Bias to action around communication, self-motivated to socialize ideas, and communicate idea/progress/concerns, up, out, and across the organization.
  • Provide QA/QC support of newly deployed infrastructure.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 1+ years experience working with TCP, IPv4/IPv6, subnetting.
  • 5+ years of experience in Windows OS and core infrastructure support including: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, IIS, .NET, and Remote Desktop infrastructure.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years of scripting experience in PowerShell or Python.
  • Understanding of server hardware and sizing, hypervisor technologies (preferably VMware), and cross-platform integrations (i.e. heterogeneous operating system support).
  • 3+ years of experience in managing virtual desktop environments (VMware, Hyper-V, AWS, etc.).
  • 3+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • 3+ years of experience in configuration management (Chef, Puppet, SCCM).
  • 3+ years of experience managing geographically dispersed infrastructure and DR environments.
  • Experience working in a Linux/UNIX environment.
  • Experience and demonstrated talent in avoiding or minimizing business impact despite existing technical challenges.
  • Experience with controls system communications protocols, e.g. BACnet, Modbus, SNMP, OPC.
About Meta
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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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $138,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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