Facebook Data Engineer Intern, IDC – SOE in Menlo Park, California


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.


Facebook is seeking a Data Engineer intern to support and enable the continued growth critical to Facebook’s Data Center organization. The intern will be responsible for performing data analysis in the Data Center engineering, design and construction sourcing space to better support internal planning and execute enhanced sourcing strategies. The intern will be expected to use data to provide meaningful recommendations and actionable strategies to key stakeholders, and develop best practices, including streamlining of data sources and related programmatic initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working in white space and creating impact from the ground up in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of thought leadership and impact in architecting, implementing and deploying data processes in production. This full-time internship position is part of the Infrastructure Data Center – Sourcing and Operations Engineering team, and is in our Menlo Park office. What is working at Facebook like? If you like fast-paced decision making, acting on fact, creating your own future, decision making autonomy and building something new and different from scratch – then this is the role and company for you. At Facebook, your role is as big as you define it to be. The impact you have on the business is determined by your appetite for homeruns, and your skills and capability.

Required Skills:

  1. Architect, implement and deploy new data models and data processes in production.

  2. Perform data analysis to generate business insights.

  3. Interface with Sourcing Managers, Suppliers and Quality Engineers to understand data needs.

  4. Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.

  5. Manage data warehouse plans for a workstream.

  6. Support critical data processes running in production.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a Masters or PhD degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or related technical field, preferred

  2. Experience using data access tools and building meaningful visualizations using large datasets and multiple data sources

  3. Programming expertise in a language of your choice

  4. Knowledge of SQL

  5. Knowledge of database systems

  6. Curious, self-driven, analytical and excited to play with data

  7. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  8. Technical knowledge of data center operations is a plus

  9. Ability to obtain and maintain work authorization in the United States in 2018

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.