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Research Engineer
AI, Phd
Posted on 3/8/2022
Seattle, WA, USA • Remote in USA • Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
Operations Research
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Operations Research or other technical field
  • 2+ years of experience in coding and scripting languages such as C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python
  • Experience with GPU technologies like CUDA and performance optimization of GPU kernels for AI Training and Serving
  • Experience with Machine Learning and hardware/system co-design for machine learning
  • Experience with Deep learning technologies and system implications of Deep Learning
  • Analytical, budgeting and planning experience
  • Communication skills
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Degree must be completed prior to joining Meta
  • Scale the largest web capacity in the world
  • Work with AI Engineering, Product Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering, and Data Engineering teams to find the optimal way to scale the AI infrastructure
  • Work on model system co-design for next generation large scale models for recommender systems
  • Solve deep technical problems related to model scalability and model efficiency
  • Own end-to-end product design, launch, and operation: Support architecture design, define networking requirements, and help code build from scratch to support new product launch
  • Tackle the state-of-the-art hardware performance issues: Analyze and debug difficult server performance issues (latest in industry), identify bottlenecks and optimize product/service performance to improve user experience
  • Solve hardest software performance issues: Work with software developers closely to improve code base performance (e.g. algorithm redesign), reduce resource consumption and shorten request latency
  • Plan the largest server and data center capacity: Own and drive overall Facebook capacity planning work for all different products/services and recommend DC expansion plan
  • Develop coolest tools to monitor billions of user requests: Create monitoring, reporting, data-mining tools to do performance and capacity-related tests and analysis
  • Provide deepest visibility to what is going on for all products: Run capacity and performance experiments to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers
  • Own company server budget and track it: Present performance and capacity roadmap for critical project and cost analyses in presentation form monthly to executive teams
  • Find the game changers and bring them on: Work with financial analysts, operations and engineering to perform cutting-edge technologies investigation and cost analysis
  • A lot of other cool work: Identify capacity-related issues proactively and work with systems, network, application operations and engineering teams to discover resolutions
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in performance engineering or capacity engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in performance engineering or capacity engineering
  • Experience in MySQL
  • Experience with Hadoop/MapReduce

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