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Facebook Workforce Optimization Developer in New York, New York


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.


We are looking for a Workforce Optimization Developer to join our growing Mission Control Analytics team. Mission Control Analytics team members are responsible for developing and maintaining all of the analytical resources and data tools necessary to enable workforce programming and management of our business. The ideal candidate will have a strong optimization and technical background.

Required Skills:

  1. Collect requirements and translate them into analytical solutions through workforce optimization techniques and tools

  2. Collaborate with data engineers to identify data structures required to apply advanced analytics methods to solve workforce planning challenges (i.e. optimization and/or machine learning)

  3. Develop and maintain advanced optimization and statistical models to streamline business processes and provide actionable analysis

  4. Develop internal advanced analytics capabilities by setting standards for modeling to ensure robust modeling solutions

  5. Ensures analytical models and methods are scalable

  6. Work with partners in functions across program management, operations, learning and development, engineering, analytics, and product management

  7. Collaborate with other workforce analysts and data engineers

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 8+ years experience in a statistical and/or data science role

  2. 5+ years of coding experience in at least one programming language (R, Python, C++, or Java)

  3. 5+ years of experience with SQL

  4. BS/BA in a technical field

  5. Experience with advanced analytical techniques (i.e. forecasting, multivariate statistics)

  6. Experience with optimization

  7. Experience with ambiguity and applying creativity to solve problems

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience with building statistical models and/or optimization for workforce

  2. Experience with translating findings into actions

  3. Experience building optimization models for workforce planning purposes

  4. Experience with data architecture and structure for advanced analytics techniques

  5. 1+ years experience building cross-functional partnerships

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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.