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Software Developer, Support Tools

Company: Facebook
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Intro:** 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.**Summary:** WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 2 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas - making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world. People interact with businesses on WhatsApp every day. We're working to make that even easier - so everyone on WhatsApp can find the local businesses they need. WhatsApp Customer Operations' mission is to make each user feel like WhatsApp was made for them. WhatsApp Customer Operations' focus is on supporting our users through both direct support interactions as well as scalable solutions, and on improving the health of our products by helping people understand how to use them. Those who join our teams are very passionate about solving people's issues, and are strong advocates for WhatsApp users. WhatsApp is looking for a full-time team member to join the Customer Operations' team. We value both 1:1 interactions with users and driving solutions at scale, and we count on Operations Experience Engineers to build our tooling in order to balance these needs.**Required Skills:** 1. Extend our support platform and internal tools by building workflows and high-quality tools that enable operations to scale, coding primarily PHP/Hack and JavaScript/React2. Drive and measure tool health, while supporting bug and incident management processes through design and code reviews3. Use software engineering skill sets to drive meaningful business impact by looking at problems through an operational lens4. Develop business cases to support new and improved processes for consumers, businesses, and partners that leverage our products, pushing the boundaries and thinking of what the future for this area of the business may look like5. Lead and complete concurrent complex projects, providing guidance to other members of the team on their projects6. Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional partners to align priorities with stakeholders across WhatsApp, influencing organizational roadmaps7. Effectively contribute in decision-making meetings with other managers and team leads through providing thoughtful ideas and proposals on matters of importance while building trust in high pressure/fire-drill situations8. Independently gather and analyze information based on data to identify specific trends/opportunities, making appropriate recommendations through anticipating future business needs that improve the overall support experience, sharing knowledge across the team9. Regularly frame and consider issues within the larger scope and goals of the team, creating actionable insights or tasks that have key business impact10. Independently think through end-to-end execution, using judgment to understand how actions may impact other stakeholders and communicate in advance11. Demonstrate thought-leadership to help drive strategic decisions that promote growth within the team, organization, and cross-functional teams12. Confidently and constructively challenges priorities and/or the direction of a certain project13. identifying areas where we can pause, remove roadblocks, stop pieces of work, and/or re-prioritize resources14. Regularly coach others through projects and/or initiatives, from initial problem scoping, to methodology and project management through being known as an expert across the global team and company on a particular topic15. Participate in interviewing and hiring decision making through understanding of team growth goals, both for current and future strategy16. Consistently deliver constructive feedback to peers in a way that strengthens relationships and enables projects to advance more quickly while motivating and uniting the team to achieve common goals17. Proactively creates an atmosphere where team members continue to strive to contribute to the Customer Operations team and our Engineering Partner teams**Minimum Qualifications:** 18. BA/BSc degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field or international equivalent19. 4+ years of programming experience20. 4+ years of project management experience communicating with people at all levels (internal and external)21. Analytical-thinking and problem-solving experience22. Experience working across a global multicultural and multilingual team, solving problems and designing business operations from scratch23. Experience communicating with cross-functional partners (both technical and non-technical audiences)**Preferred Qualifications:** 24. Experience working autonomously and prioritize work with minimal input25. Experience collaborating and communicating across a global team26. Experience with internal tool development incorporating WFM capabilities and bug management27. Experience with customer support/operations software-oriented projects28. Knowledgeable in driving solutions for global operational teams29. Time management and multitasking experience30. Experience with process change management or process improvement31. Experience working in a technology company, consulting firm or equivalent fast-paced environment32. Experience building tools/systems within the payments industry**Industry:** Internet**Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Facebook, Austin , Software Developer, Support Tools, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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