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Facebook is Hiring

I thought with the job situation these days that people might be interested in some open jobs at Facebook. Here's what's available:

Facebook is hiring! We are looking for a Systems Engineer/Architect and Site Reliability Engineer. I have attached the job descriptions below. If you are interested, please contact Michelle Bostock mbostock-at-facebook.com. Thanks and Happy Holidays!

Systems Architect
Palo Alto, CA

Facebook is seeking a seasoned Systems Architect to join the Operations team. The position is full-time and is based in our main office in downtown Palo Alto and will report to the Manager of Systems Operations.


* Analyze application flow and infrastructure design to improve performance and scalability of the site
* Collaborate on design of services infrastructure from servers to networking
* Monitor, analyze, and make recommendations as appropriate to improve site stability and availability
* Evaluate hardware and software technologies to improve site efficiency and performance
* Troubleshoot and solve issues with hardware, applications, and network components
* Lead team efforts from design to implementation, prioritize tasks and resources while interacting with Engineering and Operations
* Document current and future configuration processes and policies
* Participate in 24x7 on-call support


* B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
* 4+ years of experience in Operations with large web farms
* Extensive knowledge of web architecture and technologies, including Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, TCP/IP, security, HTTP, LDAP and MTAs
* Strong background/interest in application and infrastructure design
* Scripting and programming skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Site Reliability Engineer
Palo Alto, CA

Facebook is seeking talented operations engineers to join the Site Reliability Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, a passion for tinkering with Linux, and an almost insane fondness for fast-paced, seat-of-your-pants troubleshooting and crisis management. The position is full-time and is based in our main office in downtown Palo Alto. This position reports to the Manager of Site Reliability Engineering.


* Monitor the stability and performance of the website
* Remotely troubleshoot and diagnose hardware problems
* Debug issues with Linux software, applications and network
* Resolve technical challenges encountered in LAMP technologies
* Develop and maintain monitoring tools and automation systems
* Predict and respond to utilization variances across multiple datacenters
* Identify and triage all outage related events
* Facilitate communication, coordinate escalation, and work with subject matter experts to implement critical fixes
* Automate and streamline processes
* Track issues and run reports


* 2-3 years+ Linux support/sys admin experience in an Internet operations environment
* BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
* Working knowledge of Linux, Cisco, TCP/IP, Apache and mySQL
* Experience working with network management systems and monitoring tools, such as Nagios, Ganglia and Cacti
* Competency in Shell, PHP, Perl or Python. C is a plus
* Solid understanding of web services architecture and commonly employed technologies
* A sense of urgency in responding to and resolving critical issues that relate to the performance of the site and/or core infrastructure
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Participation in a shifted coverage schedule, including working nights and on-call rotations

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Roberto Lopez
137 w. moltke st
Daly City ca 94014
Cell: (650) 271-3560Home :( 650) 222-5030
Email: [email protected]

OBJECTIVE: To work in a position in which I can utilize my skills and experiences


In charge of a crew of four or more technician to performed the installation termination certification and documentation of telecommunication wiring closet and computer rooms main point of contact between company and customer strong knowledge of a variety of high speed data circuit as well as analogs familiar whit T1, T3, DSL, ISDN and regular CO lines also I been working in central offices installing DMS 100 for NORTHTEL, ran power and terminated in both ends, sewing cables, also I have work in central offices, also y have work in the installations of civilians cameras, surrounds systems, security alarms, and familiar whit different types of telephones system and many others communication equipment ability to learn quickly friendly team player also capable of working under pressure and whit or whit out supervision musty taker like helping others organized and detailed whit excellent follow up abilities extremely dependable extensive knowledge of telecommunication products consistent performer and high achiever.
2005-2006. Mira Costa College, Oceanside ca (Cisco systems)
Mission HS


Jen. 2008 Present. Telecom Installer. Mohr solution power San Jose ca

Working on Verizon central offices Installing kentrux repeaters, BDFB run power and termination of power, run cat 6, fiver single mode and multi mode dress and termination, wire wrap, Installation of racks, termination of patch panels.

Nov. 2004-Dic. 2007 Telecom Installer. Teksystems SF ca

Build and install network area, ran cat 6 cables, fiber optic, install cables racks, ran power cables to systems, terminated on different location, build fences for different costumer systems on central offices, sowing cables, install ground cables, configure.

Nov. 2004-jul. 200. Telecom technician completed Telecom. Oceanside, ca

Installation and terminating of coax, cat 5, fiber optic, dome cameras, DVR, Pan Tilt Zoom Cameras, switchers, ps-212-HUBps-212HUB-16, Rack mount, Multi channels DVR, ps-231CX-16,PTZ Cameras, coax connectors; UTP Protector.

Jan. 2004-Nov. 2004. Maintenance. Island Club Apartment Oceanside, ca

Fixed electrical appliances, plumbing, plumbing, carpentry, painting, fixed walls, installed electrical breakers.

Mar. 2001-Dec. 2003. Telecom technician. Silicone Valle Staffing. San Jose, ca

Building computer-networking closets, pulled fiber optic, cat 3, cat 5, cat 6, coax, terminating to the station and testing.

Oct. 200-Feb. 2001. Telecom technician. Encompass telecom. San Ramon, ca

Install, dressed, terminated, tested cables, fiber optic, terminating patch panels, cross-connected lines, as t1, DSL, id lines, terminating phone jacks and testing.

Aug. 200-Oct. 200. Telecom technician. Silicone Valley Staffing. Emeryville ca

Worked in central office installing cables, wire wrapping, sewing cables, terminating power hot cables, terminating 66 blocks, 110 blocks, fiber optic, installing cables latter, frames, etc.

May. 200-Aug. 200. Installer technician. HL Yoh telecom Dallas, TX

Worked in central offices, Installed DMS 100, cables racks, electrical cables, wire rapped, sewing cables, terminating fiber optic, installed and terminated hot and ground cables, cross-connected T3, T1, DSL lines.
Jan.1999-May. 2000. Technician. Gennentel Communication. Alameda, ca

Installed and terminating cables, jacks, patch panels, cross connecting phones lines, ID lines on MPO, install and terminated patch panel, 66 blocks, 110 blocks, install and programmed Panasonic, cross connected phones lines T1, T3, DSL, ISDN and regular CO.

Sept.1996-Jan.1999. Technician. Telbon Telecommunication. San Francisco, ca

Trouble-shooted phones, install and terminated cables, install cables racks, install jacks, patch panels, fiber optics, programmed phone systems.

November 29, 1990 | Unregistered CommenterRoberto Lopez

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