WhatsApp - Software Engineer, Infrastructure

Menlo Park, California, US

WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas - making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world. This position is full-time and is based in our main office in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Design core, backend software components
  • Code using primarily Python, C/C++, Java and Hack
  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

Minimum Qualification

  • 5+ years coding experience in C, C++, Java and/or C#
  • 2+ years coding experience in Perl, PHP, Hack or Python
  • 2+ years experience building large-scale server applications

Preferred Qualification

  • B.S. Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design, compilers


WhatsApp 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, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

WhatsApp 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.