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Facebook Technical Investigator in Seattle, Washington


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.


Business Integrity's mission is to ensure safe and trusted connections between people, businesses, and Facebook. Our team works together to anticipate and predict potential threats to our platform, design and build tools to protect against these threats, and then implement and enforce these systems at scale. We leverage data analysis, machine learning and a robust infrastructure to review the quality of promoted content on our platform. We partner closely with several cross-functional teams, including product, engineering, and data science, to ensure high quality and safe experiences for both people and businesses across the Facebook family of apps. Successful candidates for this team are adaptable, creative, have a bias toward action, aren't afraid of being wrong, and can successfully work across various teams & countries. This role will focus on investigating new trends in fraud and abuse to take fast action and shape long-term strategies.

Required Skills:

  1. Work on a team of technical individuals using analytical thinking to solve for constant investigations of system abuse

  2. Ability to creatively self-identify gaps, problems, needs and come up with robust solutions with relative independence

  3. Utilize data analysis skills to investigate and help solve abusive trends across product lines

  4. Partner with cross-functional teams such as Product, Software Engineering, and other integrity-focused groups to lead or contribute to large scale strategic projects as well as solve ongoing operational problems at scale

  5. Use engineering and analytical skill sets in a business organization to drive meaningful business impact by looking at problems through an operational lens

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or quantitative disciplines such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Information Systems

  2. 2+ years of relevant analytics or industry experience

  3. Data analysis skills including analyses and/or root cause analyses

  4. Analytical skills with experience investigating and solving problems using data and providing practical business insights

  5. Experience building data structures, queries and reports with SQL, Python or other languages/tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with online fraud investigations and mitigating time-sensitive escalations

  2. Experience with object-oriented programming

  3. Knowledge of programming and scripting languages (C++, PHP, Java, JavaScript)

  4. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: 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