Facebook is Looking for Talented Engineers to work in New York Office
Are you Facebook addicted and dream to work for the largest social network? Now there is a chance as long as you have technical knowledge and eager to work in New York.
While most American companies are still suffering from unstable financial situation and fire employees or at the best outsource business operations oversees, Facebook Inc. plans to open a new engineering office and employ thousands of workers in New York early 2012. Even though Facebook has more than 800 million users across continents, the competition for the brightest minds are fierce. Earlier this month Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, visited Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with a goal to recruit engineers. At a press conference Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of the worlds top social networking site, has not disclosed details regarding new engineering team in NYC Facebook office but mentioned the need to provide best service for rapidly growing users base. According to Mike Schroepfer, Facebook vice president of engineering department, the recruitment process will start immediately.
At the moment Facebook engineering hub is concentrated in California, and Facebook New York team is focused on marketing and recruiting. Serkan Piantino who is currently responsible for Facebook chat and messages is appointed to lead Facebook engineering office in New York.
In a potential initial public offering Facebook is targeting to raise up to $10 billion that in turn would increase companies value to more than $100 billion, a person with knowledge who did not want to disclose himself told. Besides according to the person, California-based the Palo Alto company probably file for the IPO already this year.