Production Engineers at Facebook are hybrid software/systems engineers who ensure that Facebook's services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. Production engineers are embedded in every one of Facebook's product and infrastructure teams, and are core participants in every significant engineering effort underway in the company. Our team is comprised of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, from university grads to industry veterans. Relevant industry experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. We sail into uncharted waters every day at Facebook in Production Engineering and we are always learning. This is a full-time position located in our Menlo Park, CA or Seattle, WA offices.
* Own back-end services like our Hadoop data warehouses, front-end services like Chat and Newsfeed, infrastructure components like our Memcached infrastructure, and everything in between
Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems, live, on some of the largest and most complex systems in the world
Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, Memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP
Share an on-call rotation with your Software Engineering team
Partnered alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of users all around the world
* Experience in UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals
Experience coding in at least one language (even if it is not one that Facebook uses)
Knowledge of internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, CDN's), even if you haven't worked on one
Experience learning new development languages (Python, PHP, C++, and Java)
Experience picking up new software, frameworks and APIs
Experience performing 'guerrilla capacity planning' for internet service architectures
Experience communicating cross-functionally
Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
* Detail oriented
Pursuing a BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline
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