Software Engineer (PHP< REACT or PYTHON)

Remote (must be UK based)
£102k plus bonus and paid holiday
Posted By:
Shana Hector
12 months

Job Description:

We are part of a Data Infra org in Facebook which builds monitoring for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Our team mission is to build world-class UI experiences for critical monitoring infrastructure at Facebook, including Detection, Investigation, and Incident Management. If you are looking to be part of a fast-moving team, work closely with UX designers, build intuitive products, and own the UX this is the opportunity for you!

Job Responsibilities:
- Designing technical solutions for complex problems
- Developing and implementing changes in Facebook internal products.
- Building and testing internal products for oncalls and first responders as required by Facebook.
- Driving execution of project independently
- Collaborating with Facebook Product Designers and internal users to deliver compelling internal-facing web based UI tools/products to enhance productivity of engineers and oncalls
- Following UI design principles and making products work intuitively.
- Investigating and finding resolution of issues encountered by users or other engineers.
- Supporting customers in user groups by proposing solutions to their issues and creating bugs / feature requests.
- Conducting design and code reviews for other engineering

• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
• Basic mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
• Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing and delivery.
• Ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve issue.
• Knowledge of computer hardware and software.
• Knowledge of computer development software as it relates to systems, such as SQL, VisualBasic, etc.
- Experience in building products and user interfaces
- Experience in driving 3-6 months long projects independently
- 5+ years long experience in Hack (PHP), or other backend technology, React, and GraphQL
- Experience in understanding large code bases, including API design techniques.
- Ability to learn quickly and being a team player

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or relevant field required.

Client Description:

Our Client is the largest social media company in the world. They have substantial B2B and B2C advertising and media platforms, as well as a nonprofit initiative. With the mission of bringing people together, they now boast over 2 billion users, and are rapidly developing as they influence the world around us.


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