Software Engineer, Compiler

Facebook | Menlo Park, CA

Posted Date 12/20/2018
Description Instagram is seeking an experienced Compiler Software Engineer to join the Python Runtime team. The Python Runtime team is helping Instagram bend efficiency curve by making python go fast.
This position is full-time and is based in our main office in Menlo Park, CA.


  • Analyze and design effective compiler optimizations

  • Implement and/or enhance code generation targeting mobile or server platforms

  • Code using primarily C/C++

  • Interface with other compiler-focused teams to evaluate and incorporate their innovations and vice versa

  • Conduct design and code reviews

  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of our toolchains


  • B.S. Computer Science or related technical field

  • Knowledge in the Compiler field


  • M.S. or Ph.D. training in compiler engineering or related fields

  • 4+ years coding experience in C or C++

  • 1+ years experience working on and contributing to an active compiler toolchain codebase, such as LLVM, GCC, MSVC

Job Category
Developer, Engineer

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