Facebook Software Engineer, WhatsApp Intern/Co-op in London, United Kingdom


WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple devices and in low connectivity areas — making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share matter where they are in the world. We are located at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park.

Join a world-class engineering-driven company, where you'll have instant impact from day one. WhatsApp has an open culture and flat organization. Every engineer is literally sitting a few steps away from the founders. As a member of our engineering team you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability and while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. If you love writing code, hate tons of meetings, then come talk to us.

We are looking for software engineering interns to join the following teams: Windows and KaiOS. This co-op has a minimum twelve (12) week duration. The duration will be from August to December.

Required Skills:

  1. Work on a very small team to create new, awesome features for millions of users

  2. Write efficient, maintainable code for phones

  3. Own release and QA cycles of your code

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related field

  2. Experience with Java, Objective-C, C#, or C/C++ programming and debugging skills

  3. Understanding of application architecture and object-oriented design

  4. Knowledgeable in the following areas: multi-threaded programming, TCP/IP sockets, SQLite

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. development experience

  2. Working experience with networking and messaging protocols

Industry: Internet