Director of Data Science, Facebook

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David is the Director of Data Science for Infrastructure at Facebook, the world's largest social media platform. His main role is to supervise a team of data scientists who plan, optimize, and understand Facebook's infrastructure, such as data centers, software systems, and networking equipment. Like most back-end careers in tech, David tells us that when Facebook is performing well "you're not seeing us at all."

Salary & Industry Outlook:
Occupational Outlook Handbook, ONET
Major: Linguistics and Cognitive Science (Bachelor), Computational Linguistics (Masters)

College: Pomona College, Stanford University (Masters)

City: Seattle

State: Washington