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. Instructions on how 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
  • Employer will accept a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and 6 months of experience in job offered or in a computer-related occupation. *In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, employer will accept 2 years of work experience in job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Experience must include 6 months of experience in each of the following:
  • 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
  • Working on large-scale internet service architectures: load balancing, LAMP, or CDN's
  • Troubleshooting, including diagnosing low-level hardware issues to large scale failures within datacenter clusters
  • Building large, highly-scalable performant solutions
  • 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 and
  • Linking core web technologies system design and configuration to form an end-to-end solution.
About the Facebook company
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
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