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Optimization Engineer Facebook
Seattle, WA

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Facebook designs, builds and operates one of the largest globally-distributed CDNs in the world. As an Optimization Engineer for Facebook's Edge Network, you will have a unique opportunity to use your broad engineering skillset to partner with product engineering teams to improve user experience for billions of people across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus, and many more products. You will build scalable systems that provide critical product performance insights, simulate end-to-end impact of massive scale events, and drive caching architecture decisions.


* Work cross-functionally with highly technical software engineering and network engineering teams.

Work with product engineering teams to instrument metrics and build scalable systems that identify key relationships across network and user quality of experience measures.

Build systems and tools, develop capacity planning frameworks, and root-cause the hardest problems on some of the largest and most complex systems in the world.

Leverage machine learning and related techniques to deliver solutions for large network infrastructure problems.

Build and maintain complex optimization models.

Leverage data you produce to improve platform architecture and design.


* 2+ years experience coding in at least one programming language, and experience in learning development languages (e.g., PHP, Python, C++, or Java).

Knowledge of network infrastructure and/or routing.

Experience with data logging and processing at scale.

Experience with analysis of network and performance metrics.

Hands-on experience with large-scale datasets.

Experience in partnering with technical engineering teams to solve issues.

Degree in an analytical field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science) or equivalent experience.


* Graduate work experience.

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