Production Engineer

Production Engineers at Facebook are hybrid software/systems engineers who ensure that Facebook's services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. They are embedded in every one of Facebook's product and infrastructure teams, and are core participants in every significant engineering effort underway in the company.
Our teams are comprised of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, from new grads to industry veterans. Relevant industry experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. We sail into uncharted waters every day at Facebook in Production Engineering, and we are always learning.

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:

Medical Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Pension Benefits
Life Assurance
Childcare Benefits
Gym Benefits
Transport benefits
Laundry Benefit

Posting date: November 13th, 2019
Application end date: December 11th, 2019

PRODUCTION ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own back-end services like our Hadoop data warehouses, front-end services like Chat and Newsfeed, infrastructure components like our Memcache infrastructure, and everything in between
  • Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems, live, on some of the largest and most complex systems in the world
  • Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation
  • Partnered alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of users all around the world
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Extremely sound knowledge of UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • Ability to code really well in at least one language (even if it is not one that Facebook uses)
  • Ability to rapidly learn new development languages (PHP, Python, C++, and Java are all in heavy use)
  • Ability to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs quickly
  • Sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills: you can fix anything
  • Ability to perform 'guerrilla capacity planning' for internet service architectures
  • Good knowledge of basic large-scale internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, CDN's), even if you haven't worked on one
  • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP
  • A healthy respect for our motto 'Move Fast and Break Things,' but always make sure you know how to fix them too
  • Good communications skills
  • Detail oriented and careful
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 committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com .

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