Matt Smith

Production Engineer @ Facebook Inc

5.0 stars
5.0 (2 reviews)

I work at Facebook as a Production Engineer which is a hybrid role between a Software Engineer and an SRE and I work on the Linux Kernel. I have 10 years of experience building software solutions for a variety of companies in just as many languages. I value true deep learning as opposed to just strict memorization to get the job done. By truly learning a topic you can then build and iterate using it to author amazing things.

I've worked in Storage, AI/ML, Kernel and Kernel Tooling and service deployment on a global scale. I have professional experience with many of the modern leading containerization and virtualization technologies such as Kubernetes, OpenStack and VMWare as well as extensive experience developing for Linux as a platform.

Reading Recommendations:
Cracking The Coding Interview: https://amzn.to/3i8DFyy
Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment: https://amzn.to/3k5l7lh
The Rust Programming Language: https://amzn.to/3k8e23d
Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought: https://amzn.to/3yKLSzi

What students say

"Matt is the gold standard. He is concise and detail oriented, but not overbearing. He provided me with an easy to follow study plan. I received answers to my questions quickly. When he gave feedback, it was thoughtful and I was excited to dig deeper and learn more."
David, July 2021
5 stars

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