Production Engineer, Reality Labs

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Production Engineers at Meta are hybrid software/systems engineers who ensure that Meta's services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. They are embedded in every one of Meta's product and infrastructure teams, and are core participants in every significant engineering effort underway in the company. Our Reality Labs Production Engineering team is comprised of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, from new grads to industry veterans. We work on the infrastructure that powers the next generation of social connection mediums and platforms to the world. Relevant industry experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. We sail into uncharted waters every day at Meta in Production Engineering, and we are always learning. This position is full-time.
Production Engineer, Reality Labs Responsibilities
  • Own back-end data warehouse services like Presto or Spark, front-end services like Messenger and Newsfeed, infrastructure components like our Memcache 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
  • Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents
  • Lead your engineering team by example, mentor and help others around you grow, be a force multiplier of impact
Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience in UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • 10+ years of coding experience
  • Experience learning development languages (PHP, Python, C++, and Java)
  • Experience learning software, frameworks and APIs
  • Experience performing 'guerilla capacity planning' for internet service architectures
  • Knowledge in internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, CDN’s)
  • Experience in configurating and maintaining of applications such as Apache, Memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • MS in Computer Science
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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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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $262,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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