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Great workplace and perks !

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at Facebook

Pros

- It's Facebook
- Some of the smartest people you'll ever meet work there.
- Great projects, fast pace, high impact.
- Personal empowerment.
- Free food!

Cons

- you might gain weight.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You need to improve PR and be more pro-active about user security/privacy concerns.

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    Facebook is the best engineering organization I have ever worked for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Facebook

    Pros

    A bureaucracy-free environment that allows you to simply get work done
    Strong management with strong technical background all the way to the top
    Very metric-driven engineering team
    The ability to prioritize tasks based on what you think is important
    A remarkably well defined review process that encourages personal development in different areas
    Company policy to leave unnecessary meetings early or skip them entirely

    Cons

    Some politics and cliques
    Some user-facing projects have too many product managers
    Some late nights when supporting new code pushes
    Fighting fires can become a full time job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't stop being open and transparent
    Daytime hackathons to encourage more participation for engineers with family commitment
    Improve recruiting's ability to filter candidates so engineering interviews have lower reject rate

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    Facebok TL;DR

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Facebook

    Pros

    - Wonderful food
    - A company culture encouraging absolute openness
    - No red tape, in terms of work, resources, people
    - Opportunities to get together with other employees to hack on what interests you
    - Freedom to work from home and to come into work whenever

    Cons

    - Parking
    - Neighboring houses dislike us
    - Terribly inefficient and large number of e-mails
    - Too much 'The Son of Man' around the office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

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