Facebook job openings grew 89% in the past year. Here what and where they're hiring.

2 months ago by Joshua Fruhlinger in Facts

As of today, Facebook ($NASDAQ:FB) has 3,697 open positions throughout the world. The company continues to grow at a rapid clip — on this date in 2017, the company had just 1,955 openings listed on its careers site. That's a massive growth of 89% more openings in just a year.

But what can we learn from where — and what — the world's largest social network is hiring?

Product Designers lead the Facebook path

The most common title Facebook is hiring for is Product Designer with 20 openings. That's followed by 14 openings in Singapore for Senior Learning and Development Consultants.

Title

Title (Count)

Product Designer

20

Senior Learning and Development Consultant, APAC (Based in Singapore)

14

Solutions Engineer

12

Product Manager

11

Sourcer, Business Recruiting

10

Research Intern (AI)

10

Recruiting Lead, Software Engineering

9

Android Software Developer

9

Enterprise Engineer, Java/JS

9

Administrative Assistant

8

Product Designers develop new product, from brainstorming to development, for various departments at Facebook. In fact, some of the Product Designer open positions are slated for Oculus, Facebook's VR platform, while others are meant to be designing interaction schemas for the Facebook website itself.

City by city

Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters is by far the most common place the company is hiring, with the aforementioned Product Designers being the most in-demand position.

Title

City

Title (Count)

Product Designer

Menlo Park

12

Android Software Developer

Menlo Park

9

Enterprise Engineer, Java/JS

Menlo Park

8

Mobile Developer (WhatsApp - LONDON)

London

5

Product Manager

Menlo Park

5

UX Researcher

Menlo Park

5

Technical Program Manager

Redmond

4

Software Developer, VoIP

Menlo Park

4

Enterprise Engineer, JAVA/JS

Menlo Park

4

Product Design Manager

Menlo Park

4

In fact, the company is hiring in Menlo Park much more than any other city with 1,493 open positions at its headquarters. London comes in a distant second with 255 openings followed by Seattle with 227.

City

Title (Count)

Menlo Park

1,493

London

255

Seattle

227

Dublin

224

New York

195

Redmond

134

Austin

123

San Francisco

108

Washington

60

Los Angeles

56

Despite a rocky year when it comes to public perception, Facebook continues to grow with a focus on product. It's likely that the company is thinking ahead of its social networking roots, with hiring for product designers that will create the Facebook of the future as advertising platform, VR social space, analytics and data provider, and more.

Whatever it's planning, Facebook is growing when it comes to its workforce, and its footprint is as global as they come.

Joshua Fruhlinger

Joshua has been writing about technology, lifestyle, and business for over 20 years. He's one of the original writers and editors for Engadget, and still writes a...

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