A Systems Engineer at Facebook focuses on our hardware fleet by providing hardware agnostic APIs, device management, health tracking and a robust firmware management system. In addition, the team provides support, with a focus on provisioning, for NPI hardware programs and products to be deployed in our fleet. The Systems Engineer works with all of Facebook's product and infrastructure teams, and is sometimes embedded within those teams. This role requires a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of hardware and software infrastructure technologies.
SYSTEMS ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES
- Augment and enable software infrastructure to manage, maintain and track hardware in our growing fleet.
- Develop systems that proactively capture health status of various hardware components.
- Provide software capabilities to upgrade all elements of the hardware fleet.
- Partner with multiple cross-functional teams to solve complex problems
- Collaborating in a team environment across engineering disciplines
- Understand provisioning software and work with production engineering teams to enable new hardware SKUs, and improve the automation of provisioning and remediation capabilities.
- Partner with technical product management, production engineering, kernel development, hardware engineering, sustaining engineering, and other related groups.
- Guide and mentor junior to midlevel engineers
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
- 6+ years of experience coding with Python and Bash.
- 6+ years of experience in configuration and automation tools (for example: CFEngine, Chef, Puppet).
- 10+ years of experience with the Linux installation and boot-up process.
- Familiar with latest server and storage architecture and components.
- Experience with managing large scale fleets of hardware including health checks and remediation.
- Strong leadership experience and the ability to set directions in internal team and cross-functional teams
- Troubleshooting and debugging experience.
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