Partner Engineer


Menlo Park, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/21/2021
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  • Company Address: 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

About Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

Job Description

Our team, Global Partner Engineering & Tech, is looking for impact-focused, entrepreneurial engineers ready to bring their ideas and make a difference. We apply our engineering skills and business savvy to solve challenges at the intersection of business and innovation in many of today’s most exciting industries and products. These include Facebook Watch, Marketplace, Instagram Shopping, Oculus, Portal, Games, Workplace, AI and many more. We are engineers, and we write scalable, high performance code across Facebook's products to ship new solutions that address partners’ opportunities and challenges. We also design and deliver technical solutions critical to our partners’ success. In doing so, we help partners realize the full value of working with the Facebook family of apps focusing on helping them grow their business with us while reducing the effort and investment to leverage our platforms. As a Partner Engineer, you will get the opportunity to see the business impact of the solutions you build with our partners. You will get to learn and build on different tech stacks and languages. You will use your entrepreneurial passion and the freedom that the role provides to create your own opportunities and choose how you make an impact. In short, it’s like being the engineering lead in a startup. Role Types We have a few different role types available in Partner Engineering depending on your interests and skill sets as follows: Partner Engineer: This role includes a combination of partner-facing time to understand their technical and business needs and then code solutions to address those needs. That coding output can be in the form of APIs, product integrations or tools to help partners and Facebook achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. Systems & Tools Engineer: This role is primarily coding on internal systems & tools to help us operate more efficiently in Partnerships and deliver more value to our partners. There is a range of projects including partner management systems and tools, video/news/music content management systems, API/platform management and much more.
Partner Engineer Responsibilities
  • Deeply understand Facebook apps and products (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus, Portal, Workplace, video, games, payments) and their underlying implementation
  • Work closely with our strategic partners to integrate with Facebook’s platform products and ensure value creation
  • Build and improve technical solutions in collaboration with Facebook product engineering teams
  • Write and ship reliable, scalable, and efficient code
  • Develop tools and documentation to help scale Facebook’s platform products
  • Influence the road map and product development of Facebook products to meet your industry's business challenges
  • Represent Facebook and our products, APIs and tools in partner meetings and industry events including F8
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
Minimum Qualifications
  • 4+ years of experience as a software engineer building and shipping products or equivalent experience
  • B.A/B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience
  • Experience with open source languages such as PHP, Python, Ruby, Objective-C/C++, Swift, Java, Kotlin or C#
  • Knowledge of the Web technology stack (for example HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Experience with software design and architecture
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with REST APIs and developer platforms
  • Experience working on multi-person code bases including open source or personal projects
  • Experience with open source contributions (especially as part of larger projects)
  • Experience contributing to developer and platform documentation
  • Client/partner-facing and/or experience communicating to a audience is preferred
  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, GCP
  • Experience working in highly collaborative, cross-functional environments
  • Experience developing with Android/iOS SDK

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.