Facebook Partner Engineer, Platforms in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
Partner Engineering is a global team of Software Engineers who work closely with our strategic partners and world-class engineering and product teams to define, launch, and scale platform products at Facebook. In this unique partner-facing engineering team, you will use your excellent technical and business skills to deliver platform products that drive value for our community, our partners, and Facebook.

Our Partner Engineering team sits at the intersection of our Partnerships, Operations, Product, and Core Engineering organizations. The team plays a critical role in the success of our new platform products through a variety of activities, such as building tools for external developers and working directly with partners to create highly visible and successful use cases on top of our platforms. Our team has played an instrumental role in the launch and scaling of many platform-related products here at Facebook, including Instagram, Internet.org, Messenger, and Instant Articles.

If you have the ambition, curiosity, and fearlessness to work on multiple key technologies alongside some of the most innovative companies around the world, you've found your home.

This position is based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Deeply understand Facebook’s platform products and their underlying implementation.

  2. Work closely with our strategic partners to integrate with Facebook’s platform products and ensure value creation.

  3. Represent the external developer’s view on our products to help prioritize the product roadmap accordingly.

  4. Represent Facebook and its platform offerings at developer events.

  5. Develop tools and documentation to help scale Facebook’s platform products.

  6. Develop sample code and other materials to share with the broader Facebook developer community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience (5+ years) as a software engineer, technical consultant or partner/sales engineer.

  2. Knowledge of consumer products on the web, media experience.

  3. Knowledgeable in the Web technology stack (HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS).

    1. Communication skills including experience speaking to both technical and business audiences.

    2. BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree/experience.

    3. Software development with experience building software developed in (at least one) Python, PHP, C/C++, Ruby, C# or Java.

    4. Experience in a Unix/Linux environment.

    5. Willingness and ability to travel 20% of time.

    6. Experience with iOS, Android or other mobile platforms.

    7. Experience with English presentation skills.

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.