Software Engineer

Software Engineer
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New York, NY
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. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Software Engineer Responsibilities
  • Help build the next generation of systems behind Facebook's products, create web and/or mobile applications that reach over two billion people, and build high volume servers to support content.
  • Harness passion for technology and undergraduate-level knowledge, and help build highly scalable performant solutions.
  • Develop undergraduate-level knowledge of algorithms and core computer science concepts and ability to apply that knowledge to real world systems with support and guidance from direct supervisor.
  • With solutions provided by a supervisor utilize ability to apply them to production problems and contribute to architectural decisions.
  • Employ general knowledge across the following areas: data processing, programming languages, databases, networking, and operating systems.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or a related field and 12 months of experience in the job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Experience must include 12 months of experience in the following skills and technologies:
  • Python, PHP, or Haskell
  • Relational databases and SQL
  • Software development tools: Code editors (VIM or Emacs), and revision control systems (Subversion, GIT, or Perforce
  • Linux, UNIX, or other *nix-like OS as evidenced by file manipulation, advanced commands, and shell scripting
  • Data processing, programming languages, databases, networking, operating systems, computer graphics, or human-computer interaction
  • Applying algorithms and core computer science concepts to real world systems as evidenced by recognizing and matching patterns from different areas of computer science in production systems.
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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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