Software Engineer, HW System

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a Software Engineer, HW System to join our Server Design Team. Our servers and data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. This person will be an integral member of the team, responsible for owning the embedded software design and optimization for new server hardware topology, focusing on server management related software stack development. This role requires strong communication skills, as well as comprehensive troubleshooting and analytical skills. This position is full-time and located in our Menlo Park office.


  • Create and maintain server management software stack to enable new hardware platform
  • Create and modify device drivers to interface with management controller under Linux
  • Work with team to bring up embedded controller and test functionality
  • Work with team on test suites for production and validation to stress software release for reliability stability
  • Lead engineering engagement with ODM vendors on server management software design/debug/release

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Coding ability with C/C++
  • Familiar with ARM based micro controller and software structure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with Linux kernel and device driver model
  • Scripting capability with php, python or perl
  • Familiar with latest server architecture and components

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