Facebook is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team. The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team builds large distributed components that run Facebook. Our code serves millions of requests per second and it does so with sub-second latency and in a fault tolerant manner. We handle everything from Facebook scale data storage, to synchronization and coordination of large server clusters, to providing a runtime environment for front end Facebook code. We are looking for candidates who share a passion for tackling complexity and building platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude. This position is full-time and is based in our main office in Boston, MA.
* Design core, backend software components
Code using primarily C/C++, Java, PHP and Hack
Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
Conduct design and code reviews
Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
* 6+ years relevant coding experience in C, C++, Java and/or C#
2+ years relevant coding experience in Perl, PHP, Hack or Python
2+ years relevant experience building large-scale server applications
* B.S. Computer Science or related technical field
Experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design, compilers
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