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Facebook Storage Engineer, Enterprise Engineering in Fremont, California


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.


Facebook is looking for a Storage Engineer that is passionate about technology, about solving complex business challenges, and ready to redefine storage services. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting infrastructure at scale, and building tooling and automation for provisioning, monitoring, and managing the environment. This position will be part of the Enterprise Engineering Storage team that creates, implements and supports solutions enabling the company to grow rapidly and connect the world.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop tooling to automate deployment and management of large scale storage environments, to automate operational monitoring and alerting, and to enable self-service consumption of storage resources.

  2. Understand application and business requirements to create storage service offerings that enable the company's massive growth and wide variety of business use cases.

  3. Manage storage infrastructure and services consisting of a mixture of enterprise appliances, networks, and open source technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years of experience with Enterprise Storage (with SAN -or- NAS speciality), with platforms such as NetApp, Pure, Nimble, 3PAR, Infinidat, EMC (Isilon, XtremIO, VMAX/Hypermax), among others.

  2. Solid understanding of storage protocols including NFS, SMB/CIFS, iSCSI, and FC, as well as various storage hardware types (all-flash, hybrid, etc.).

  3. Hands on experience designing, implementing, and on-going operation of geo-dispersed storage infrastructure.

  4. Detail oriented with rapid execution in a fast paced environment.

  5. Experience troubleshooting and maintaining automation scripts within a shared source control environment (git, mercurial, etc.).

  6. Proven interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. B.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other technical field preferred or 4+ years equivalent experience.

  2. Experience designing, implementing and supporting object stores, such as OpenStack Swift, CleverSafe, S3.

  3. Experience with deployment automation and configuration management frameworks such as Chef or Ansible.

  4. Experience with server virtualization and/or container platforms such as VMware, Hyper-V, KVM, Xen, and Docker.

  5. 2+ years experience with Software Defined Storage solutions, such as Ceph, Gluster, vSAN, ScaleIO.

  6. Experience writing storage automation and monitoring tools using Python, Bash, Powershell, Go, or Ruby.

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