Facebook Software Engineer, Wit.ai 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.


We are looking for curious, fast-learning software engineers to join our team and build the core Wit.ai platform. Wit.ai makes it easy for developers to create applications and devices that understand human language. If you're a generalist and enjoy the challenges of building a next generation AI platform, this role will be perfect for you. This position is based in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. You will be responsible for architecting and building features in their entirety

  2. Code using Hack, C++, Python, Haskell, Clojure (backend) and Javascript/React (front end)

  3. Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

  4. Conduct design and code reviews

  5. Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various components

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years of experience developing and debugging

  2. Experience running production systems required

  3. Knowledge of functional programming

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. B.S. Computer Science or related field

  2. Experience with NLP, Machine Learning

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.