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Production Systems Engineer, RTP

Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Closes: 11 Feb 2021
Dublin, Ireland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time FBK_476722246701932

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.


Facebook is seeking an Engineer to join our Release to Production (RTP) team. Our servers and data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure operates efficiently to deliver our innovative services. The RTP team is responsible for the Hardware Systems Lifecycle of all Facebook server and storage systems. Within RTP, The RTP Automation Framework Engineers work closely with hardware designers & systems engineers to build continuous test frameworks. Our tools and frameworks deliver to Facebook service owners, and data center teams.The objective is to ensure that production engineering teams have reliable, performant and secure systems and solutions for their production use cases.

Required Skills

  • Build the test tools and automation frameworks to optimize development, integration, deployment and lifecycle management of HW Systems in FB Datacenters
  • Constantly work to improve throughput and reliability of our continuous test systems and processes
  • Provide the framework users with a rich user experience through data visualization and implement alerting solutions to solve hardware lifecycle health issue
  • Define the SW build systems and strategies for multi project source code management in early development across the OCP community
  • Drive necessary discussion with cross functional, external and internal teams on how to convert test specifications, strategies and methodologies into the continuous integration test systems that we build
  • Experienced in developing monitoring and alerting systems for tracking systems through the data center lifecycle to build continuous improvement into the framework

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 4+ years of experience as Software Systems Professional
  • Proficient in object oriented programming (Python or C++)
  • Proficiency with git or similar source management tools
  • Experienced working in Linux Systems Environments
  • In depth troubleshooting and analytical experience

Preferred Qualification

  • Experienced in developing tools and services for automation
  • Experienced with leading-edge technologies & Microservices like Docker
  • Experienced with Javascript and PHP/Hack
  • Experienced with REST/ GraphQL / MySql
  • Experienced with Jenkins or similar automation framework
  • Familiar with configuration management systems like Chef
  • Familiar with Storage, Compute and Network Hardware Design and Development
  • Familiar with lab equipment & tools like protocol analyzers and oscilloscopes
  • Some Experience in datacenter production support at scale


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