Established in 2004, Facebook, Inc. is an online American social media and network service company. Initially started for Harvard students, the service was made available to the rest of the world in 2006. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with the assistance of fellow Harvard students. Presently, Facebook is the largest social networking site with over 2 billion monthly users. The company ranks among the top four technology giants along with Apple, Google, and Amazon.
In 2012 and 2014, Facebook acquired Instagram and Whatsapp respectively. Besides, the company has done independent development of Facebook Messenger, Facebook Watch, and Facebook Portal. Together with its subsidiaries, Facebook is a fast-growing advertising platform with almost 7 million active advertisers.
Facebook is headquartered in California and has offices in 35 other countries. The company has more than 44,000 fulltime employees. In 2010, Facebook’s opened its first office in India at Hyderabad. Currently, Facebook India has offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram and Hyderabad.
Opportunities at Facebook, Inc.
Facebook, Inc. offers a vast scale of career opportunities for engineering as well as non-engineering graduates. The company features in Indeed’s ‘Top-Rated Workplaces 2018’ >and Glassdoor’s ‘2019 Best Places to Work’ list. Facebook encourages employees to work in small teams and build new products. The company is a forerunner in innovation and creativity. Aspirants can look for fulltime or part-time Facebook jobs in the following categories of company-owned products & services:
Given below is the list of main areas of work at Facebook, Inc.:
- Advertising Technology
- Business Development & Partnerships
- Communications & Public Policy
- Data & Analytics
- Design & User Experience
- Enterprise Engineering
- Facebook Reality Labs
- Global Operations
- Legal, Finance, Facilities & Admin
- People & Recruiting
- Product Management
- Sales & Marketing
- Software Engineering
- Technical Program Management
Facebook hires managers, engineers, designers, specialists, etc. from across the world. It promotes an open culture and is equipped with world-class trainers and mentors. Also, the candidate can work as intern in Business, Engineering, Technology or Design departments. Facebook has been ranked no. 1 by Glassdoor in 2017 internship programs.
The company provides great employee benefits including full health coverage, paid maternity/paternity leave, continuing education, financial support for adoption and childcare, paid vacation time, stock options, etc.