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2020-11-21 <div id="jobDescriptionText" class="jobsearch-jobDescriptionText">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.<br><p>The Physical Modeling team's mission is to address problems at the intersection of physical sciences and computer science. We work closely with a variety of research and engineering teams including those focused on datacenters, AR mapping and localization, and Health. Examples of projects the team could work on range from efficient cooling of datacenters to developing simultaneous localization and mapping algorithms.<b>Facebook is seeking a Physicist Intern to join our Physical Modeling team. Individuals in this role are expected to be comfortable working on projects involving physics as well as data analytics and modeling. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in physical systems as well as data science and/or machine learning.</b></p><br><ul><li>Work closely with engineering teams and research scientists to solve physical modeling problems</li><li>Develop scalable algorithms in the domain of sensor fusion, computer vision or machine learning</li><li>Identify and prototype algorithms and interpret the results of prototype experiments</li><li>Apply expert coding skills to implement computation in partnership with other engineers and teams.</li><li>Communicate progress to engineers, scientists, and non-technical partners</li></ul><br><ul><li>Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment</li><li>Fundamental knowledge in physical systems, signal processing, numerical computational algorithms, data science and machine learning</li><li>Strong problem solving skills.</li><li>Experience in working with noisy data and error analysis</li><li>Comfortable in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from noisy sources</li><li>Software development skills in Python for research applications</li><li>Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner</li><li>Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment</li></ul><br>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 [email protected]</div> Degree No Preference Full Time 1 or Fewer Years of Experience Python, Analytics Facebook Software Menlo Park, CA USA Python, Analytics Physicist Intern, Physical Modeling 2021-01-20

Physicist Intern, Physical Modeling

Facebook
Menlo Park, CA
Full Time
Python, Analytics
14 days ago
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.

The Physical Modeling team's mission is to address problems at the intersection of physical sciences and computer science. We work closely with a variety of research and engineering teams including those focused on datacenters, AR mapping and localization, and Health. Examples of projects the team could work on range from efficient cooling of datacenters to developing simultaneous localization and mapping algorithms.Facebook is seeking a Physicist Intern to join our Physical Modeling team. Individuals in this role are expected to be comfortable working on projects involving physics as well as data analytics and modeling. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in physical systems as well as data science and/or machine learning.


  • Work closely with engineering teams and research scientists to solve physical modeling problems
  • Develop scalable algorithms in the domain of sensor fusion, computer vision or machine learning
  • Identify and prototype algorithms and interpret the results of prototype experiments
  • Apply expert coding skills to implement computation in partnership with other engineers and teams.
  • Communicate progress to engineers, scientists, and non-technical partners

  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
  • Fundamental knowledge in physical systems, signal processing, numerical computational algorithms, data science and machine learning
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Experience in working with noisy data and error analysis
  • Comfortable in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from noisy sources
  • Software development skills in Python for research applications
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

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 [email protected]