Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Seattle


Facebook is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team. The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team builds large distributed components that run Facebook. Our code serves millions of requests per second and it does so with sub-second latency and in a fault tolerant manner. We handle everything from Facebook scale data storage, to synchronization and coordination of large server clusters, to providing a runtime environment for front end Facebook code. We are looking for candidates who share a passion for tackling complexity and building platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude.


  • Design core, backend software components
    Code using primarily C/C++, Java, PHP and Hack
  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

5+ years coding experience in either C, C++, Java, C# or other relevant coding languages
5+ years relevant experience building large-scale infrastructure applications

B.S. Computer Science or related technical field
Experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design, compilers

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