Network Team Lead, Deployment and Support

    • Dublin, Ireland

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.

The ideal candidate is an engineer / manager who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment and constantly evolving network. A quick learner, proactive, and highly motivated engineer that is not afraid to challenge the status quo, with a creative mind to find solutions and workarounds for day-to-day problems. As a lead for the Network Deployment team, she/he is not afraid to propose new ideas, gather constructive feedback from others, and push forward to make these ideas a reality. This individual should have excellent communication skills and be able to build solid relationships with other teams within Facebook and external parties like vendors and contractors.

  • Manage and lead a strong technical team responsible for deployment, configuration, and management of all edge network infrastructure for our EMEA region
  • Expected to be a hands-on manager with technical depth, vision, and ability to innovate
  • Collaborate with Program Managers, Procurement, Engineering, Installation teams and vendors to manage network deployment and operational activities
  • Manage site documentation, capacity planning, asset inventory, and hardware sparing functions at our POP / Colo locations
  • Manage and improve global best practices and drive consistency across the regions
  • Manage relationships with site level and partner engineering teams
  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring and building the team as deemed necessary
  • Responsible for developing and building a career plan for each member to be successful
  • 10% to 30% of travel required
  • 1+ years of experience managing a technical team, with 5+ years of experience supporting, deploying or designing networks
  • Technical and working experience and knowledge of routing, switching, internet protocols, and monitoring
  • Experience with process improvement and systems development, leveraging automation to streamline repetitive workflows
  • Communication experience and experience working in a global team environment
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  • Experience working in an Edge - CDN, Data Center and networking design and architecture
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting IP routing/switching technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS, RSVP, and VRRP in a dual-stack IPv4/6 environment
  • Working knowledge of fiber-optic communications technology including CWDM and DWDM
  • Experience building and managing a team with enterprise and carrier class routing, switching, and optical transport platforms responsibilities
  • Understanding of data center design and operational best practices
  • Experience with Linux OS/networking
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment
  • Knowledge of scripting

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