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Facebook Firmware Engineering Manager, Facebook Reality Labs in Seattle, Washington

Intro:

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.

Summary:

As a Firmware Engineering Manager at Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), you will lead, manage, and inspire engineering teams developing platforms for Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR).Firmware for AR/VR systems spans multiple target classes, requires deep collaboration across engineering disciplines and the full software stack, and directly impacts user immersion. You'll guide architecture and delivery of highly performant and reliable firmware across multiple platforms and product lines. The ideal candidate will have deep embedded system technical knowledge along with a focus on building top teams who deliver great consumer products focused on incredible customer experiences.

Required Skills:

  1. Build and lead teams to deliver firmware and software for world-class products.

  2. Develop firmware for consumer devices requiring wireless and wired communication, haptic devices, audio systems, novel display and sensor systems, sensor fusion, signal processing, power management, circuit monitoring/self-test, and precise synchronization.

  3. Collaborate across computer vision, silicon design, user experience, and hardware teams to define embedded system architectures for AR/VR hardware.

  4. Provide technical leadership and guidance to your team members and your project peers.

  5. Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams.

  6. Build tools and architectures to support technology experimentation across the company.

  7. Drive customer experience, collaborating across the full technology stack, continually raising the bar on functionality, usability, and simplicity.

  8. Build software development processes that allow for rapid development and experimentation while maintaining a high quality product.

  9. Understand and drive implementation of FW/SW development practices across teams and projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.

  2. Technical leadership experience in C/C++ development targeting ARM processors and SoCs.

  3. 2+ years of experience managing the technical development of firmware/software and 5+ years of experience on firmware development.

  4. Experience leading a product through the complete Firmware/Software life-cycle, consisting of architecture, development, test, productization, bug fixes and deployment.

  5. Experience shipping embedded firmware in a consumer product.

  6. Experience in handling priorities and collaborating across an organizational environment.

  7. Experience with processes enabling delivery of quality products to end customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Hands-on coding experience with peripherals such as USB, SPI, MIPI CSI/DSI, I2C, UART, GPIO etc.

  2. Experience with embedded DSP and CPU architectures.

  3. Experience with RTOSes (e.g. Zephyr, RTX, FreeRTOS, etc.).

  4. Experience with automated testing and continuous integration.

  5. Hands-on coding experience with scripting languages such as Python.

  6. Experience with wireless protocols such as Bluetooth.

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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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