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Director, Data Center Operations

Facebook Ashburn, VA

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the… Facebook


30+ days ago

Data Center Cabling Infrastructure Team Site Foreman

Facebook Ashburn, VA

Facebook is seeking an experienced Site Foreman to join our data center Cabling and Infrastructure Build Team (CIBT). Our data centers are the… Facebook


1 day ago

Recruiter – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA +2 locations

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the… Facebook


1 day ago

Associate Product Marketing Manager, University Grad – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA

As an APMM, you will be joining and helping to build a special training and development program to accelerate marketing and leadership skills. You… Facebook


1 day ago

FP&A Analyst -Facilities, Culinary & Security – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the… Facebook


1 day ago

Search Engine Optimization Engineer – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the… Facebook


1 day ago

Data Platform Engineer – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the… Facebook


1 day ago

CNC Machinist – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA

We are seeking a Senior CNC Machinist to operate and manage the mechanical prototyping capability. This role will be responsible for all aspects of… Facebook


1 day ago

Administrative Assistant, Network Engineering – new

Facebook Menlo Park, CA

This position is full-time and located in our Menlo Park Headquarters. • Coordinate internal and external meetings for 2-3 or more Managers… Facebook


1 day ago

Client Solutions Manager, Agency – new

Facebook Hamburg

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the… Facebook


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    I have been working at Facebook full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I just left Google and joined Facebook, and felt so much happier. The reasons are: 1. The real impact At Google I joined a team whose product is only used by less than 1000 people, and even for that product I was assigned to do a peripheral part, whose functionality actually doesn't matter at all. Just for that module, I had to write unit test for every silly part of the code, and took long iteration cycles. I admit those are good engineering coding trainings, however taking precious time in my life to work on something that doesn't matter is just a waste of my life. In Facebook things just move so much faster. There are standard software engineering review process but not as rigid. Just during training (boot camp) weeks, I had tasks to change very important part of Facebook's core code, and the second day after I check-in my code, it got shipped to almost 1 billion people. As a software engineer I cannot recall a moment I felt better for my job. Then I joined a team that's extremely important to Facebook's revenue. A mistake in the code I changed could cause Facebook million dollar a day. However Facebook just trusted us, allowed us making mistake and having quick iteration cycles to test ideas fast. If I make a coding mistake in my team in Google it might cost Google nothing in terms of revenue as my product was small, however the development process was so strict I could not have chance to try my innovations or test my ideas. But in Facebook that's all possible. 2. The organizational structure Google's organization is now very structured and hierarchical. Facebook is having more layers, but the working style is still flat, and social-network style. Speaking to people in different teams, form an idea, lead a virtual team and complete it, this style is still valued. My boss is more like a mentor helping me navigating through the ideas, rather than an authority telling me what to do.

    Cons

    1. I don't quite like the office decoration style. A little bit stressful and factory like. 2. The compensation is better than Google but not as good as other smaller companies. 3. Despite good acquisitions for solidify the position in social media, social networks, there is still uncertainty about the future of this company.


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