Teams in Facebook london

Jul 19 10 Comments

What are some of the interesting and important tech team in Facebook London?
I know about workplace, but personally I don't find it a very interesting team to work for.
What kind of work does Oculus, AR/VR teams do? Do they hire generalist backend engineers?
What's it like to work for the infra teams?


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  • Facebook / Eng lkj630
    There are some solid infra teams. One example is scribe.
    Jul 19 5
    • OP
      What does it do?
      Jul 19
    • OP
      Can you describe a bit more about the other infra teams?
      Jul 19
    • Facebook / Eng lkj630
      Looks like it got open sourced and then forked internally. It's a distributed streaming message bus. Everything that's sent off every host in the fleet uses scribe as it's backend.
      Jul 19
    • OP
      That's pretty cool. Unfortunately the github project was archived.
      Do you know of other infra teams in London?
      Jul 19
    • Facebook / Eng lkj630
      Yeah, that's what I mean forked internally. The internal version does different things to the GitHub one. London has bits of many of the core infra teams so that they're distributed across time zones. So think deployment, disaster readiness, some storage backend stuff, etc. What are you looking for?
      Jul 19
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    • OP
      Oh nice, any idea what they work on?
      Jul 19
    • Facebook / Eng

      Facebook Eng

      The bra part of it
      Jul 19
  • Microsoft
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    Wouldn’t they use Facebook for Work?
    Jul 19 1
    • Facebook / Eng e999
      Workplace is a reskinned Facebook with more focus on work-focused flows vs personal-focused flows.
      Jul 19


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