Software Engineer, Infrastructure

(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 an experienced Software Engineer to join the Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team. The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team builds large distributed components that run Facebook. Our code serves millions of requests per second and it does so with sub-second latency and in a fault tolerant manner. We handle everything from Facebook scale data storage, to synchronization and coordination of large server clusters, to providing a runtime environment for front end Facebook code. We are looking for candidates who share a passion for tackling complexity and building platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude.This position is full-time and is based in our main office in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Design core, backend software components
  • Code using primarily C/C++, Java, PHP and Hack
  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ years relevant coding experience in C, C++, Java and/or C#
  • 1+ years experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. Computer Science or related technical field
  • 1+ years experience building large-scale server applications
  • 1+ years experience with Perl, PHP, Hack or Python
  • 1+ years experience with compilers

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