Performance and Capacity Engineer

Performance and Capacity Engineer
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Menlo Park, CA
Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. Instructions on how to apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Performance and Capacity Engineer Responsibilities
  • Responsible for scaling Facebook's web capacity and identifying capacity-related issues
  • Work with Product Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering, and Data Engineering teams to find the optimal way to scale the infrastructure, which encompasses tens of billions of user requests, hundreds of peta bytes of data, and thousands of giga bps of n
  • Tackle the state of the art hardware performance issues as well as analyze and debug difficult machine learning workload performance issues (latest in industry), identify bottlenecks, and optimize product/service performance to improve user experience
  • Solve the hardest software performance issues by working with software developers to improve machine learning model base performance (eg algorithm redesign), and reduce resource consumption and shorten request latency by deploying state of the art techni
  • Plan the largest server and datacenter capacity and own and drive overall Facebook capacity planning work for all different products/services and recommend DC expansion plan
  • Develop tools to monitor billions of user requests by writing monitoring, reporting, data-mining tools to do performance and capacity and related tests and analysis
  • Provide the deepest visibility to what is going on for all products
  • Run capacity and performance experiments to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers
  • Present performance and capacity roadmaps for critical project and cost analyses in presentation and written form monthly to executive teams
  • Work with financial analysts, operations and engineering to perform cutting-edge technologies investigation and cost analysis
  • Work with systems, network, application operations and engineering teams to discover resolutions
Minimum Qualifications
  • Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related field. Position also requires completion of a university-level course/research project/internship/thesis, or 6 months of experience in the following:
  • C, C++,Python, Perl, or Shell scripting
  • Ability to build large, highly-scalable performant solutions for efficient storage system
  • Technical Presentation Skills
  • Design and evaluate experiments to monitor key product metrics, root cause analysis for change in metrics
  • Monitor the code release pipeline and fix bugs inside the program
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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