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Meta Software Engineer (Systems) in Topeka, Kansas


Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi 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. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Software Engineer (Systems) Responsibilities:

  1. Research, design, develop, build and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for large distributed components that run applications

  2. Build new features and improve existing products

  3. Work on problems of diverse scope and design core, backend software components

  4. Handle large scale data storage, synchronization and coordination of large server cluster, and provide a runtime environment for front end code

  5. Receiving little instruction on day-to-day work, code using primarily C/C++, Java, PHP and Hack

  6. Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

  7. Conduct design and code reviews. Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

  8. Complete medium to large features (each with many tasks) independently without guidance

  9. Identify and drive changes as needed for assigned codebase, product area and/or systems

  10. Telecommuting is permitted from anywhere in the United States.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Software, Computer Engineering, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field and 36 months of experience in the job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Experience must include 36 months involving the following:

  2. Coding in one of the following industry-standard languages: C, C++, Java, or C#

  3. Designing and completing medium to large features independently without guidance

  4. Experience owning a particular component, feature, or system

  5. Relational databases and SQL

  6. Software development tools: Code editors (Visual Studio Code)

  7. Data processing, programming languages, databases, networking, operating systems, computer graphics, or human-computer interaction

  8. Applying algorithms and core computer science concepts to real world systems as evidenced by recognizing and matching patterns from different areas of computer science in production systems

  9. Distributed systems

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.