Server Software Developer (WhatsApp)

(Menlo Park, CA)

WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas — making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world.

Join a world-class engineering-driven company, where you'll have instant impact from day one. WhatsApp has an open culture and flat organization. Every engineer is literally sitting a few steps away from the founders. As a member of our engineering team you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability and security while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. If you love writing code, hate tons of meetings, then come talk to us.

Responsibilities

  • Write clean, awesome and bug free Erlang, C or C++ server code
  • Work with multi-node cluster handling live traffic
  • Scale Erlang powered servers to handle millions of users
  • Develop system monitoring and instrumentation tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • Understanding of Unix internals (especially FreeBSD and Linux).
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, experience with network programming.
  • Experience building and scaling distributed, highly available systems.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • 2 + years experience in Erlang, C or Python Programming.

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