Software Engineer, Storage HW

(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 demands highly customized server components from its hardware vendors to ensure that every watt hour of energy is used efficiently. Our designs are kept and minimalistic; with an emphasis on specifying and testing every critical component. This position is full time and located in our Menlo Park office.


  • Develop Facebook storage system management utilities for all of Facebook hardware and use cases
  • Work with open source community to develop and improve NVMe utilities for Facebook use cases
  • Prototype and evaluate flash storage protocols for Facebook environment
  • Work with outside vendors on RAID, HBA, HDD & SSD
  • Develop utilities for block level event logging for device monitoring
  • Develop unified storage monitoring framework
  • Create test suites for production and validation to stress software for reliability stability
  • Work with hardware team on board bring up, Bit Error Rate testing, and other hardware tests
  • Develop and document requirements for various server firmware

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Familiar with Linux kernel and device driver model
  • Scripting capability with PHP, Python or Perl
  • Coding ability with C/C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with latest server architecture and components
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Experience with storage protocols (SAS/SATA/etc.) and protocol analyzers
  • Experience with SCSI Enclosure Services (SES)

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