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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 a versatile and passionate Hardware Systems Engineer to join our Compute Hardware team. Our mission is backed by a massive hardware infrastructure. Our computational challenges are big, complex, and consistently evolving. Your work has the potential to shape the compute hardware going into our cutting-edge data centers affecting billions of users.

  • Work with technology-strategy, hardware performance, technical program management, and sourcing teams to determine Facebook's computation needs and define system problems.
  • Understand workload and operation requirements, system performance and power analysis, solution options, and generate compute system technical requirements
  • ensure the design is flexible, and scalable across the SW/FW/HW stack.
  • Build prototype for proof of concept, to quickly explore variety of options with good understanding of both technical and business impact, and demonstrate effective collaborations with cross functional partners and stakeholders.
  • Fully responsible for delivering hardware system products to desired functional/operational state and towards deployments, by working closely with external vendors and internal SMEs.
  • Collaborate with and influence external partners and open source communities to accelerate innovations, and create options for FB infrastructure.


  • BS in Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience with defining, developing, and troubleshooting compute hardware systems
  • Skills in server system hardware design, and system trade-offs analysis
  • Experience with Linux and scripting for server system setup and evaluation
  • Knowledge with system firmware and management firmware of compute server systems
  • Knowledge with server management system
  • Skills to abstract, breakdown, analysis, and drive solution to complex problems
  • Communication and documentation skills
  • Skills in adapting and learning based on collaboration, team growth, business, and technology needs


  • MS or PhD in computer engineering or electrical engineering
  • In-depth Linux OS and software knowledge of compute systems
  • Experience with development and debugging BMC and system FW
  • Experience with debugging and evaluating protocol of memory and/or I/O buses (DDR, HBM, PCIe, CXL, CCIX, or CAPI)
  • Experience with debugging and evaluating protocol of storage buses (NMVe, NVMeoF, SATA, SAS)
  • Experience with engaging with application customers, and running benchmarks on compute or storage systems
  • Experience with performance and power trade-off, optimization, and debugging
  • Knowledge with hardware security in server system
  • Experience of working on large scale data center deployments as operator or supplier
  • Experience with industry consortium engagement


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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Hardware Systems Engineer, Compute