Partner Engineer

Facebook

Seattle, WA 98194

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**Intro:**


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.


**Summary:**


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.


**Required Skills:**


1. Deeply understand Facebook apps and products (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus, Portal, Workplace, video, games, payments) and their underlying implementation


2. Write and ship reliable, scalable, and efficient code


3. Be a subject matter expert in relevant project/product and technology areas. Build and improve solutions in collaboration with engineering, product, and cross functional partners


4. Identify and surface insights using metrics on product usage to increase adoption and provide new solutions that address the needs of our partners


5. Use broad range of technical and soft skills to build productive relationships with our partners, and independently resolve complex technical and business needs while contributing to partner documentation


6. Use expertise and product insight to deliver high-quality project/integration/partner engagements, while influencing product roadmap to meet the business needs


7. Guide workflow changes, and gain consensus from stakeholders while driving toward solutions


8. Respond and maintain effective communication with industry partners and internal stakeholders


9. Work with partners to develop a long- term strategic plan, grounded on business objectives, and manage partners during integrations with Facebook’s platform products and ensure value creation


10. Represent Facebook and our products, APIs and tools in partner meetings and industry events including F8


11. Understand organizational structure and cross functional team dynamics and is able to get support from those teams as needed


12. Build and manage strong working relationships with technical counterparts. Mentor and share knowledge with peers, creating positive atmosphere amongst team


13. Willingness to travel approximately 20% of the time


**Minimum Qualifications:**


14. 4+ years of experience as a software engineer building and shipping products or equivalent experience


15. B.A./B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience


16. Experience with open source languages such as PHP, Python, Ruby, Objective-C/C++, Swift, Java, Kotlin or C#


17. Knowledge of the Web technology stack (for example HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS)


18. Experience with software design and architecture


19. Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences


**Preferred Qualifications:**


20. Experience with REST APIs and developer platforms


21. Experience working on multi-person code bases including open source or personal projects


22. Experience with open source contributions (especially as part of larger projects)


23. Experience contributing to developer and platform documentation


24. Client/partner-facing and/or experience communicating to an audience is preferred


25. Experience working with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, GCP


**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.



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