Software Engineer, Public Safety

(Washington, DC)

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's Security team is seeking a passionate engineer to help keep our 2 billion users safe from real world threats. You will help detect potential issues before they escalate by building scalable systems to surface malicious activity and assist investigations by building tools. Have a large impact on real people by protecting them from harm.

Responsibilities

  • Assist investigations regarding malicious activity on Facebook
  • Build investigative tools to provide insight into abuse on the platform
  • Work closely with community operations and legal to help establish guidelines to keep Facebook safe
Minimum Qualifications
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of C++ or Java
  • Knowledge of a scripting language (Perl, PHP, or Python)
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL
  • Knowledge of web technologies: XHTML, JavaScript
  • High levels of creativity and quick problem solving capabilities
We're proud to be the #1 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor's Employees' Choice awards. Learn more: www.fb.careers/fb1


Meet Some of Facebook's Employees

Lauren W.

Global Marketing Lead, Facebook Blueprint

As the marketing lead for Facebook’s Blueprint program, Lauren focuses on building awareness around the program and the adoption of education and training by businesses and advertisers.

Kahina V.

Director of Global Financial Services Partnerships

Kahina and her team help launch new financial products and services on the Facebook platform by acting as the company’s voice into the global finance industry.


Back to top