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Research Scientist, PhD University Grad (Systems and Infrastructure)

Facebook
1 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
We build systems that allow billions of people all over the world to connect and communicate using whatever devices they have available. Our researchers and engineers are constant innovators as they design and build next generation, scalable, fast, reliable, and efficient systems. Moreover, fast evolving social apps and highly dynamic social workloads present many unique research opportunities. From distributed systems, to data centers, hardware, storage, mobile and beyond, the entire Facebook platform is our lab for research, development, and innovation. 

As a Research Scientist at Facebook, you will help build the next generation of systems behind Facebook's products, create web applications that reach millions of people, build high volume servers and be a part of a team that’s working to help connect people around the globe. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in relevant engineering fields, such as (but not limited to) distributed software systems, storage systems, data warehousing and analytics, database systems, operating systems, networking systems, programming languages, compilers & runtime systems, security & privacy and mobile systems. 
Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain work authorization in the US before employment in 2019.

  RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Build highly-scalable software systems using a wide variety of languages such as C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, OCAML, and Python.
  • Design flexible APIs for Facebook product teams developing applications for web and mobile.
  • Build detailed monitoring to track the health of these systems and quickly triage issues.
  • Analyze the shortcomings of existing systems.
  • Design and build next generation systems to constantly be at the cutting edge.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD in Computer Science, related STEM or quantitative field
    • Research and/or work experience in Algorithms, Architecture, Compilers, Databases, Data Mining, Distributed Systems, Mobile, Networking, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Security, or Storage
    • Knowledge in C++, Java, PHP or Python
    • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL
    • Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
      Category: Data Science / Machine Learning
      Full-time

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