October 17, 2016

Hiring the Best and the Brightest

By: Maggie Kemper

“At Facebook, we have absolutely state of the art computing power. But we also have one of the world’s best engineering environments where as a researcher you’re going to be able to learn a huge amount from some of the best engineers in the world. That is going to be able to take your research to the absolute next level.” – Dr. Joaquin Quinonero Candela, Engineering Director, Facebook Applied Machine Learning.

Research at Facebook is comprised of scientists and engineers who apply cutting-edge research to tackle some of the world’s most difficult technical challenges. From systems and infrastructure to machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision and beyond, we’re on a mission to make the world more open and connected.

To do that, we need the absolute best people in these fields to come and join us.

“There’s always new and greater challenges. There’s always the trust to let you go ahead and do it. I’ve been here since 2009, and why do I stay here? I stay here because there are really big, ambitious projects that people are not afraid to take on, there’s the trust in us to make it happen, there’s the ability to be relevant, and there’s great people to work with.” – Dr. Dan Peek, Software Engineer, Facebook Systems.

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