Hardware Systems Engineer, NPI

Menlo Park, CA

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Meta is seeking an engineer to join our Release to Production (RTP) team. Our servers and data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure operates efficiently to deliver our innovative services. The RTP team is responsible for the Hardware Lifecycle of all Meta servers including pre-production hands-on system and hardware debugging and stress testing, enabling production-ready system monitoring, automated provisioning and automated remediation of issues.

RTP Engineers within the NPI team are responsible for quickly onboarding and evaluating the next generation of Meta servers, and ensuring they are efficient, reliable, and can be sustained at large scale in Meta infrastructure. They work closely with hardware designers, system manufacturers, component vendors, capacity engineering, production engineering, Meta services, and data center operations teams to test systems before release to our production data centers, and track the health and lifecycle of servers in production.Hardware Systems Engineer, NPI Responsibilities
  • Interface with external vendors and internal hardware, mechanical, power, thermal, manufacturing and software engineers to understand system architecture to develop and execute the test suites for various architectures
  • Proactively create experiments and tooling to detect and diagnose hardware/firmware/software health issues
  • Develop test framework for large-scale test automation inside fleet during product development and after mass production.
  • Implement remediations across software and hardware stack according to plan, while keeping a thorough procedural record and data log.
  • Develop and publish updates on resolutions and communicate findings internally.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and root cause of system failures and isolate the components/failure scenarios while working with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Develop visibility through data visualization and implement systemic solutions to hardware health issues.
  • Drive necessary discussion with external and internal teams on test specification and methodologies to improve test quality continuously, both within Meta, and in the broader industry.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Degree must be completed prior to joining Meta.
  • 3+ years of work experience in one or more of domains such as: CPU SOCs (x86, ARM), storage (SAS, NVMe), device management (OOBM, I2C, I3C), AI-ML hardware (GPUs & TPUs), data center network hardware (switching, l2, l3, fabric), high speed interfaces (e.g. PCIe, CXL, DDR5), interconnect technologies (e.g. - Optics, DAC), power (PSU, battery backup units, AC/DC conversion).
  • 3+ years experience in changing system configurations, measuring change impact within x86 environments, and scripting with Python or similar.
  • Knowledge of server architecture and components, with knowledge of or experience working through full lifecycle for different server system/data center products and components, including troubleshooting and analytical experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiar with lab equipment, protocol analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters, air flow chambers.
  • 2+ years experience in 24x7 Production support at scale (e.g. 10K storage servers and over 100K HDD).
  • 3+ years experience scripting automation in Python or PHP or Perl, in full system technologies (including PCIe).
  • 3+ years experience supporting ASIC development (silicon bringup, characterization).
LocationsAbout Meta Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics. Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com. $104,000/year to $155,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual compensation is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base hourly rate, monthly rate, or annual salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base compensation, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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