Facebook Production Engineer, New Grad Dublin in Dublin, Ireland

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Production Engineers at Facebook are hybrid software/systems engineers who ensure that Facebook's services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. We are embedded in every one of Facebook's product and infrastructure teams, and are core participants in every significant engineering effort underway in the company. Our team is comprised of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, from university grads to industry veterans. Relevant industry experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. We sail into uncharted waters every day at Facebook in Production Engineering, and we are always learning. Graduate positions are located in our European Headquarters in Dublin.

Required Skills:

  1. Build and own back end services that manage and provision our datacenter and server fleet.

  2. Write tools and automation for our global network and one of the world's largest MySQL implementation.

  3. Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems, live, on some of the largest and most complex systems in the world

  4. Partnered alongside the best engineers in the industry on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of users all around the world

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline

  2. Experience with UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals

  3. Ability to code in at least one language (even if it is not one that Facebook uses)

  4. Ability to rapidly learn new development languages (Python, PHP, C++, and Java are all in heavy use)

  5. Ability to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs quickly

    1. Sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills: you can fix anything

    2. Ability to perform 'guerrilla capacity planning' for internet service architectures

    3. Experience with basic large-scale internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, CDN's), even if you haven't worked on one

    4. Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP

    5. A healthy respect for our mottos "Move Fast" and "Be Bold"

    6. Good communications skills

    7. Detail oriented

Industry: Internet