Production Engineer

Production 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. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Production Engineer Responsibilities
  • Develop, design, create, modify, and/or test software services to ensure optimal performance and capacity for growth.
  • Own back-end data warehouse services, front-end services like Messenger and Newsfeed, and infrastructure components to ensure services run without incident.
  • Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the problems in real time in highly complex software systems.
  • Serve as an escalation contact for service incidents.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Sciences, or related field and 24 months of experience in the job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Requires 24 months of experience in the following:
  • UNIX or Linux operating system fundamentals
  • TCP/IP network fundamental
  • Coding in at least one of the following higher-level programming languages: PHP, Python, C++, or Java
  • Software frameworks and APIs
  • Internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, or CDN’s)
  • Network protocols, including at least one of the following: NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, or SNMP
  • Maintaining web-based applications using at least one of the following: Apache, Memecached, or Squid
  • Storage Systems, including NFS
  • Network management tools like DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, or SNMP
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting issues ranging from low-level hardware issues to large scale failures within datacenter clusters.
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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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