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  • Facebook Engineering is taking a look back on the work we did in open source in 2018. Over the past year, we released 153 new projects that shared advances in machine learning, development tools, mobile, networking, data infrastructure, and virtual reality.

    Open source: 2018 Year in review - Facebook Code

    POSTED ON TO Open Source Open source year in review At Facebook, we believe in the value of open source technology to achieve a shared goal of improving tools and frameworks used by the entire community. To continue our work toward that goal, we released 153 new open source projects in 2018.

  • "If I really am showing care for your development, even though it might possibly be painful for our team, the right answer might be that you go work on a cross-functional team where you get to play more to your strengths." Kate Berardo, Facebook's head of leadership development. Read more about internal mobility here.

    Experts say a counterintuitive management strategy used by top tech companies like Google and Facebook can yield major benefits

    Many top tech companies allow employees to easily move between roles and teams (this practice is commonly called internal mobility). Experts say this strategy helps with talent retention because people are less likely to leave out of boredom. Gaining a variety of skills and experience can also benefit your career in the long run.

  • Episode 8 of Inside Facebook Mobile has just landed! Mihaela and Pascal chat with Mona from Instagram. We talk about Mona's journey from working on web in California to scroll performance at Instagram NYC and how performance overall is approached from measuring, tackling regressions and establishing a company-wide performance culture. We also go through some of our listener questions about team structure, time and release management and pick this up later in our interview where we discuss differences in our overall approach to engineering and QA between Facebook and Instagram. Tune in for more! https://fb.careers/2GnmHg3

    Inside Facebook Mobile

    Facebook is proud to be an Equal Employment 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 identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

  • We invited Business Insider to tour our engineering offices in London. Check out what they thought of our tech hub, from Oculus VR spaces to Analog Outpost, and from the home of Workplace and AR/VR teams to our games room.

    We got an exclusive tour inside Facebook's engineering office in London - here's what we saw

    Facebook's London engineering office opened in December 2017. The office is home to over 1,000 tech employees across seven different floors. The office features a VR booth, futuristic looking sleeping pods, and a buffet-style food hall where everything is free. Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at Facebook?

  • “Facebook’s culture of open communication allows us all to learn new things and challenge ourselves everyday. With new challenges, comes access to incredible resources and endless opportunity for growth. This thirst for knowledge stems from my strong passion for education; I believe that only through education will we finally bring tolerance to the world.” —Joana L., Software Engineering Manager

    Read more on our blog about how open communication has defined Joana's career at Facebook.

  • “We have an obligation to the people; it's the greatest responsibility on the planet.”

    The values and experiences of veterans play a key role in helping us achieve our mission of bringing the world closer together. See our video here: https://fb.careers/2PRDlI9

    Facebook Careers

    "We have an obligation to the people; it's the greatest responsibility on the planet." The values and experiences of veterans play a key role in helping us achieve our mission of bringing the world...

  • What's it take to power a product used by more than 1.5 billion people around the world? We ask members of the WhatsApp team what inspires them.

    Powering communication for people across the globe at WhatsApp

    Facebook is proud to be an Equal Employment 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 identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

  • Step into our London tech hub with our 360 video! A global hub of culture and innovation, London is the ideal place for talented engineers, marketers, and designers hungry to make an impact. Teams work on a diverse range of projects that bring the world closer together.

    Step inside Facebook London - Rathbone Square

    Step into our London tech hub with our 360 video! A global hub of culture and innovation, London is the ideal place for talented engineers, marketers, and designers hungry to make an impact. Teams work on a diverse range of projects that bring the world closer together. We're growing, join us!

  • Episode 6 of 'Inside Facebook Mobile' has landed! Engineer Lillian joins Pascal and Mihaela to talk about Facebook Stories and how it took shape from a new sharing surface developed by three engineers to the mature product it is today. You'll learn about the challenges her team faced while trying to scale Stories from a prototype and the performance implications of introducing new types of content as well as functionality at the top of News Feed. Tune in and find out more: www.fb.careers/insidefacebookmobile


  • Meet Sonia - she leads a team that supports developers in integrating their apps on Facebook's platform by ensuring that high standards for integrity, quality, and service are upheld.

    In this interview, Sonia shares all about the developer operations team, and how they are empowering people to build community and bring the world closer together.

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