Hardware Systems Engineer, Silicon

  • Meta
  • Nov 05, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Facebook 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 Facebook 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 work closely with hardware designers, system manufacturers, component vendors, capacity engineering, production engineering, Facebook services, and data center operations teams to test systems before release to our production data centers, and to track the health and lifecycle of servers in production.

Hardware Systems Engineer, Silicon 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