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Research Scientist - Menlo Park, CA | Remote, US

Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services 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. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.Research Scientist Responsibilities
  • Perform research and develop solutions to computer software and computer hardware problems.
  • Research, design, and develop new optimization algorithms and techniques to improve
    the efficiency and performance of Meta’s platforms.
  • Design and implement large-scale distributed software systems to serve large numbers of complex requests simultaneously and without
    failure.
  • Utilize technical research background, train new ranking models, and run experiments.
  • Create tools for migrating large bodies of user data across systems for new products,
    scalability efforts, and development of new core infrastructure.
  • Use machine learning, statistics, or other data techniques to build algorithms.
  • Suggest, collect, and synthesize system
    requirements from stakeholders and create effective feature roadmaps.
  • Analyze and resolve computer challenges from a system engineering standpoint.
  • Work on problems of diverse
    scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Requires a Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Sciences, or a related field. Position also requires completion of a university-level course, research project, internship, or thesis in the following:
  • 1. Algorithms, data structures, or systems software
  • 2. Solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • 3. Gathering, manipulating, or analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • 4. Communicating complex research in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • 5. Research in topics closely related to machine learning, NLP, recommendation systems, pattern recognition, signal processing, data mining, artificial intelligence, information retrieval, or
    computer vision
  • 6. Performing research that enables learning the semantics of data (images, video, text, audio, or other modalities) and advances the technology of intelligent machines
  • 7. Devising better data-driven models of human behavior
  • 8. Developing highly scalable classifiers and tools leveraging machine learning, statistics, regression, rules-based models, or mathematical models
  • 9. Java, C++, Perl, PHP, or Python.
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. $203,923/year to $240,240/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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

Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Benefits Bonus Equity Long term conditions Mental health conditions Pregnancy-related support Religious beliefs

Skills

Algorithms Artificial Intelligence C Computer Science Computer Vision Data Mining Data techniques Design Developing Distributed software systems Engineering Java Machine Learning NLP Optimization Optimization algorithms Pattern Recognition Perl PHP Python Recommendation systems Recruiting Regression Research Statistics Technical Web

Tasks
  • Analyze system requirements and create feature roadmaps
  • Create tools for data migration
  • Data mining
  • Design and implement optimization algorithms
  • Implement large-scale distributed software systems
  • Research and develop solutions to computer software and hardware problems
  • Train new ranking models
  • Work on problems of diverse scope
Education

Analytics Applied Sciences Artificial Intelligence Computer Science Computer Software Doctorate in Computer Science Engineering Information Systems Mathematics Physics Related Field Statistics

Restrictions

Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9