System Engineer, RTP Compute

(Menlo Park, CA)

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.

The System Engineer, RTP Compute role provides a unique contribution to hardware development and software integration in Infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have knowledge on both server hardware and software systems to solve hardware, firmware, software, and tooling issues. We are looking for an industry veteran to improve the overall server quality, including related software and tools, and to optimize product specifications through partnership with our hardware design engineers. This is a full-time position and located in Menlo Park, CA


  • Collaborate with Hardware Design and other Release-to-Production team members to develop server products
  • Define and implement specifications for server features, behaviors on users level, including but not limited to RAS
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders, including software and data center operations teams to scope out and code tools for server products while considering the needs of a large-scale fleet
  • Work closely with Hardware and Software teams to test, debug and verify products with good partnership skills, even under tight schedule
  • Drive complex system level troubleshoot and coordinate investigation with various internal/external teams
  • Work with industry partners to improve test methodology and feature specifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant work experience
  • 4+ years work experience in large-scale cloud environment on server/storage platform or network products
  • Experience with Linux or Unix
  • Experience in writing scripts in Python, Bash, Shell or Ruby from scratch
  • Experience in systematically troubleshooting and debugging issues

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Experience with software tool development in large-scale cloud environment
  • Experience with multiple hardware and software stacks for server platforms
  • Experience communicating with internal and external (vendor, ODM) teams to resolve issues

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