Facebook Hardware Validation Engineer, Intern in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking a Hardware Validation Engineer, Intern to join our Release to Production Engineering team. Come learn about our cutting edge power and hardware architecture, which has one of the most efficient infrastructures in the industry. Our servers and datacenters are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered.

Required Skills:

  1. Interface with hardware, mechanical, power, thermal and software engineers to understand system architecture

  2. Drive hardware optimizations by creating hardware, thermal, and mechanical test plans for server hardware

  3. Execute tests according to plan, while keeping a thorough procedural record and data log

  4. Create automated test infrastructure, through the use of scripted languages and remotely controlled test equipment

  5. Develop and publish test plans, reports and communicate findings to team members

  6. Diagnose and root cause hardware and system failures

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a degree in electrical or computer engineering, or related field.

  2. Familiar with lab equipment, oscilloscopes, high speed probes, logic analyzers, power meters, data acquisition systems, air flow chambers

  3. Coding experience with Python, Ruby, C++, Java, and/or PHP

  4. Knowledge of Linux/Unix environments

  5. Trouble shooting and analytical skills

  6. Communication skills

  7. Ability to obtain and maintain work authorization in the United States in 2018

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in hacking, prototyping and/or overclocking

  2. Familiar with latest server and CPU architecture and system-level components

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.