Software engineer (Leadership) - Infrastructure

at Meta in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description


Meta 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.

Required Skills:

Software engineer (Leadership) – Infrastructure Responsibilities:

1. Drive the team’s goals and technical direction to pursue opportunities that make your larger organization more efficient

2. Effectively communicate complex features and systems in detail

3. Understand industry & company-wide trends to help assess & develop new technologies

4. Partner & collaborate with organization leaders to help improve the level of performance of the team & organization

5. Identify new opportunities for the larger organization & influence the appropriate people for staffing/prioritizing these new ideas

6. Lead long term technical vision and roadmap for large cross-company efforts

7. Suggest, collect and synthesize requirements and create an effective feature roadmap

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

8. Experience leading projects with industry-wide impact

9. Vast experience communicating and working across functions to drive solutions

10. Significant experience in mentoring/influencing senior engineers across organizations

11. Proven track record of planning multi-year roadmap in which shorter-term projects ladder to the long term vision

12. Experience in driving large cross-functional/industry-wide engineering efforts

13. 12+ years coding experience in C, C++, Java and/or C#

14. 12+ years experience building server applications

15. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

16. Experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design, compilers

Public Compensation:

$205,000/year to $281,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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Job Posting: JC205872630

Posted On: Feb 26, 2022

Updated On: Sep 28, 2023

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