Production Engineer at Meta in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Meta is seeking an experienced engineer to join our Production Engineering team. Production Engineers at Meta are hybrid software/systems/infrastructure engineers who ensure that Meta's services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. They are embedded across Meta's product and infrastructure teams, and are core participants in significant engineering efforts underway in the company.Relevant industry experience is important (Software Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Systems Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Network Engineer, or similar role), but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. We sail into uncharted waters every day at Meta in Production Engineering, and we are always learning.

Production Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Own back-end services which handle fleet management, front-end services such as WhatsApp / Instagram / Facebook / Meta Ads, infrastructure components that drive Meta's advances in AI, core services which are used by every team at Meta, the world's largest MySQL deployments, networking systems and everything in between

  • Lead your engineering team by example, mentor and help others around you grow, be a force multiplier of impact

  • 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

  • Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

  • Partner alongside the best engineers in the industry working on the coolest stuff around, the code and systems you work on will be in production and used by billions of people all around the world

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals

  • 10+ years of coding experience

  • Experience learning development languages (Python, C++, Rust, PHP/Hack, Go, Java)

  • Experience learning software, frameworks and APIs

  • Experience with Internet service architecture capacity planning and/or handling needs for urgent capacity augmentation

  • Knowledge of common web technologies and/or Internet service architectures (such as LAMP or MEAN stacks, CDN, Load Balancing techniques, etc.)

  • Experience configuring and running infrastructure level applications, such as Kubernetes, Terraform, MySQL, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

$213,000/year to $293,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual compensation is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base hourly rate, monthly rate, or annual salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base compensation, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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