Return to Work - Hardware Engineer

Return to Work - Hardware Engineer
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Meta is seeking a versatile and passionate Hardware Engineer to join our Computer Hardware team. Our mission is backed by a massive hardware infrastructure. Our computational challenges are big, complex, and consistently evolving. Your work has the potential to shape the compute hardware going into our cutting-edge data centers affecting billions of users. This position has a 24-week duration. All candidates are expected to commit to a consecutive 24-week timeframe for successful completion of the program. At the end of the term, those participants who have demonstrated their ability to succeed and make an impact at Meta will be considered for a full-time position. Roles are filled as candidates are identified. This program is open to all candidates who have relevant professional experience and have been out of the workforce for 2 years or longer immediately prior to the start of the program. New graduates with less than 9 months since matriculation please apply for open positions through our students and grads career page.
Return to Work - Hardware Engineer Responsibilities
  • Work with local teams and suppliers, to define product roadmap and program.
  • Specify, design, and develop computer hardware solutions, and ASIC enabling hardware.
  • Lead the bring-up, validation, and launch of hardware systems.
  • Support hyper-scale deployment and obtain learning for next generation design.
  • Collaborate with open source hardware community to drive innovation for large scale infrastructure.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering Degree, with 2+ years of industry experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with PCB design with both integrated and discrete circuits, and high-speed interfaces.
  • Experience with development and bring-up of data center system equipment, or consumer devices.
  • Experience with analyzing and resolving system hardware issues.
  • Experience working with peers.
  • Must be unemployed or underemployed for 2 years or longer immediately prior to the start of the program.
Preferred Qualifications
  • MS in electrical engineering or computer engineering.
  • 6+ years of industry experience.
  • Familiar with server system architecture of one of major CPU suppliers.
  • Experience with end-to-end enabling, design, and deployment cycle of a product.
  • Experience with owning a complete hardware system as hardware lead.
  • Experience with working with thermal, mechanical, management firmware, system firmware, and software teams during product development.
  • Experience with design and troubleshoot data buses used in server such as PCIe, SAS, SATA, I2C.
  • Experience with industry standard EDA tools for developing PCB designs.
  • Experience with using high speed scope and logic analyzer for server data bus (e.g. PCIe, SAS, SATA).
  • Experience with designing ASIC verification & bring up hardware.
  • Knowledge of using Linux for testing.
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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