Production Engineer

at Meta in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description


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.

Required Skills:

Production Engineer Responsibilities:

1. Develop, design, create, modify, and/or test software services to ensure optimal performance and capacity for growth.

2. Own back-end data warehouse services, front-end services like Messenger and Newsfeed, and infrastructure components to ensure services run without incident.

3. Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the problems in real time in highly complex software systems.

4. Serve as an escalation contact for service incidents.

5. Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

6. Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

7. Telecommute from anywhere in the US permitted.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

8. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Sciences, or a related field. Requires completion of a university-level course, research project, internship, or thesis in the following:

9. UNIX, Linux, or Windows operating system fundamentals

10. TCP/IP network fundamentals

11. Coding in at least one of the following higher-level programming languages: PHP, Python, C++, or Java

12. Software frameworks and APIs

13. Internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, or CDN’s)

14. Configuring and maintaining applications using at least one of the following: web servers, load balancers, relational databases, storage systems, or messaging systems

15. Relational Databases including MySQL

16. Network protocols including at least one of the following: NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, or SNMP

17. Maintaining web-based applications using at least one of the following: Apache, Memecached, or Squid

18. Storage Systems including NFS

19. Network Management tools like DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, or SNMP

20. Diagnosing and troubleshooting issues ranging from low-level hardware issues to large scale failures within datacenter clusters

21. Experience utilizing high performance query engines (Presto or Spark) for big data.

Public Compensation:

$152,216/year to $194,000/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.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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Job Posting: JC255664074

Posted On: Feb 22, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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