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FRL Tools Software Engineer Facebook
Redmond, WA

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Come invent the future. At Facebook Reality Labs, software development is vital to turbocharging our scientific explorations and generating viable paths to the consumer products people will use for decades to come - products that will literally give people super powers. If you're a C/C++ tools developer and a high-level scripting master with a love for improving the lives of your fellow software engineers, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment. Join a world-class team of pioneers experimenting with breakthrough technology. Step into the adventure of a lifetime, as we make science fiction real and change the world.


* Work side by side with research software engineers to understand their software tool pain points, prioritize solutions and create the systems and tools that turbocharge their work

Build software, tools, infrastructure, documentation, and other systems that enable research scientists to be more effective and efficient

Coordinate with a large set of internal infrastructure and tool teams across the lab and across Facebook to evaluate and integrate with existing systems

Educate researchers and other team members on software engineering best practices, tips and techniques

Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency


* BS degree in Computer Science or related field

5+ years experience creating tools used by other software professionals, such as compilers, version control systems, build systems, code editors or linters

3+ years C/C++ experience, including C++11 (and up) features and principles

3+ years experience with one or more high level scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, Perl, or PowerShell

3+ years experience administering, extending, integrating and maintaining build systems such as MSBuild, CMake or Buck

3+ years experience administering, extending, integrating and maintaining continuous integration systems such as Jenkins or Bamboo

3+ years experience administering version control systems such as Git, Perforce, Mercurial or SVN


* Experience in Windows or Linux system administration

Experience in Windows or Linux shell scripting

Experience in GitHub and GitHub Enterprise

Experience in Facebook infrastructure systems

Experience in Web programming

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