WhatsApp - Software Engineer, Infrastructure at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
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 mobile 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 no matter where they are in the world. This position is full-time and is based in our main office in Menlo Park, CA.

WHATSAPP - SOFTWARE ENGINEER, INFRASTRUCTURE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design core, backend software components
  • Code using primarily Python, C/C++, Java and Hack
  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years coding experience in C, C++, Java and/or C#
  • 2+ years coding experience in Perl, PHP, Hack or Python
  • 2+ years experience building large-scale server applications
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.S. Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design, compilers
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.
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