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Has anyone ever interviewed for a PE (Production Engineer) or similar role?

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Mid-Level Software Engineer at Bloomberg LPa month ago

I passed my E4 phone screen round at meta and my recruiter offered me to go through a separate PE interview loop because of my background as a site-reliability engineer (5 YoE). Has anyone ever done a PE interview, ie troubleshooting phone screen and then a more in-depth Linux specific systems interview? Any tips or advice would be super appreciated!



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    Tech Lead @ Robinhood, Meta, Course Hero
    a month ago

    Congrats on passing the phone screen! If you haven't already, I highly recommend this: "How does the Meta interview work?"

    Has anyone ever done a PE interview, ie troubleshooting phone screen...

    What's a troubleshooting phone screen? Is this like live debugging? I know some companies that do an interview like this for SWE - It's a good interview type IMHO as it's practical coding.

    If this round type does mean live debugging, I highly recommend this: [Masterclass] How To Become A Debugging Master And Fix Issues Faster

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    Tech Lead/Manager at Meta, Pinterest, Kosei
    a month ago

    As you mentioned, a Production Engineer (PE) at Meta is what other companies will often refer to as a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE).

    So I'd look up interview questions for those roles at adjacent companies (e.g. Google) in your prep.

    This person: Rachel By The Bay was fairly well-known as a PE at Meta, so you could also read through her writing to get a better sense of the role.

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