Production Engineer

Production Engineer
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Sunnyvale, 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. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Production Engineer Responsibilities
  • Participate in the design, implementation, and ongoing management of major site applications and subsystems
  • Own back-end services like Hadoop data warehouses, front-end services like Messenger and Newsfeed, infrastructure components like Memcache infrastructure, and everything in between
  • Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug difficult problems live, on some of the largest and most complex systems in the world
  • Work together with relevant engineering teams, sharing an on-call rotation for the reliability of service
  • Partner alongside the best engineers in the industry
  • Work on code and systems that will be in production and used by millions of users all around the world
  • Ensure that Facebook's services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and completion of one undergraduate-level course, one research project, or one internship involving the following skills:
  • Coding in Python, C++, PHP, or Java
  • TCP/IP network fundamentals and UNIX system concepts
  • Configuration and maintenance of common applications: Apache, memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, or SNMP
  • Troubleshooting, including diagnosing low-level hardware issues to large scale failures within datacenter clusters
  • Software development tools: Code editors (VIM or Emacs) and revision control systems (Mercurial, Subversion, GIT, or Perforce)
  • Software development in a Unix environment or data processing environment
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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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