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Facebook Data Engineer, Analytics in Menlo Park, California


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.


Our more experienced data engineers are clearly characterized by in-depth technical experience and proven progression in leadership responsibility. If you have an interest in being responsible for the dynamics of a fast-paced environment, this is the right role for you. You will be working on many projects at a time, but also focused on the details while finding creative ways to pursue big picture challenges.

Required Skills:

  1. Able to immerse yourself in all aspects of the product, understand the problems, and tie them back to data engineering solutions

  2. Analytical mindset to understand business needs, and come up with engineering solutions that scale to answer broad problems across the organization balancing complexity and simplicity

  3. Software engineering mindset and ability to write elegant, maintainable code, and follow engineering best practices

  4. Be comfortable outside of your comfort zone - explore new tech, tackling hard problems that others struggle to solve

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years experience in the data warehouse space

  2. 4+ years experience working with either a MapReduce or an MPP system

  3. 7+ years experience in writing SQL and ETL processes

  4. 4+ years experience with object-oriented programming languages

  5. 7+ years experience with schema design and dimensional data modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. BS/BA in Technical Field, Computer Science or Mathematics

  2. Expertise in one or more programming languages (Scala, or Python)

  3. Experience building analytical Data Products

  4. Communication experience in collaborating with cross-functional partners and independently drive projects and decisions

  5. Mentor team members to collaborate and communicate complex technical concepts to a broad variety of audiences

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook 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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.