Facebook Partner Engineer, Marketplace in London, United Kingdom


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.


Marketplace is a convenient destination on Facebook to discover, buy and sell items with people in your community. We are seeking a Partner Engineer to join the small and growing Marketplace Partnerships team in London, which is responsible for developing and growing relationships with EMEA partners in the commerce space to enable a variety of experiences for our community. The successful candidate will be in a unique position to help define and execute Facebook's strategy for the region.

Partner Engineering is a highly technical team that works with strategic partners to deeply integrate their services across the Facebook family of apps. In this unique role, you will use your excellent technical and business skills to drive value for our partners and for Facebook. The ideal candidate will combine strong engineering and product skills with a passion for online commerce, ensuring integrations with our strategic partners in the EMEA region are successful and drive impact.

This position is full time and is based in London.

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:

Medical Benefits

Dental Benefits

Vision Benefits

Pension Benefits

Life Assurance

Childcare Benefits

Gym Benefits

Transport benefits

Laundry Benefit

Opening: April 5th 2018

Closing: May 4th 2018

Required Skills:

  1. Deeply understand the Facebook Marketplace system architecture and underlying implementation

  2. Be a technical expert in integrations, able to influence both internal and external teams

  3. Manage all technical aspects of relationships with our strategic partners in EMEA

  4. Develop deep integrations and custom solutions for and with our partners

  5. Influence the product roadmap through representation of the needs of our partner ecosystem

  6. Collaborate closely with our Product and Engineering teams to design and launch new product features

  7. Build technical resources and tools to scale onboarding of new partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience (5+ years) as a software engineer, technical consultant, partner/sales engineer or technical entrepreneur

  2. Experience managing technical relationships with third party services or partners

  3. Deep understanding of web networking technology stacks (HTTP, JavaScript, RESTful APIs) and system integration approaches

  4. Experience building or integrating with payment services and gateways

  5. Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences at all levels (including C-Levels)

  6. BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree/experience

  7. Willingness and ability to travel 10% of time

Industry: Internet