Software Engineer, Systems Specialist

Software Engineer, Systems Specialist
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Meta is the world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. Come work alongside expert engineers and research scientists to create the technology that makes AR and VR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world. We're looking for a Software Engineer interested in working near the intersection of AR hardware and software. Your primary area of responsibilities will be on roadmapping, designing and developing an augmented reality graphics prototype vehicle based on Linux and Windows host software emulation. Your work will accelerate the AR product organization's development velocity by enabling re-use of graphics software from prototype to custom silicon-based end product. Beyond graphics, you'll then tackle accelerating AR computer vision and custom sensor development. Come help us build the Metaverse!
Software Engineer, Systems Specialist Responsibilities
  • Roadmapping, designing and developing a graphics prototype based on Linux and Windows host software emulation
  • Accelerate the AR product organization's development velocity by enabling re-use of graphics software from prototype to custom silicon platforms
  • Accelerating AR computer vision and custom sensor development
  • Analyze, design, develop, and debug firmware and system software for a wide variety of AR and VR consumer devices, including novel sensing and imaging systems, haptic devices, and audio prototypes
  • Understand and implement power-management, boot loaders, scheduling, and RTOS based solutions
  • Collaborate in a team environment across multiple product focused, research, and engineering disciplines, making the architectural tradeoffs required to rapidly deliver firmware solutions
  • Support all phases of SoC/ASIC development – including early architecture requirements definition for custom silicon, firmware architecture, implementation, simulation, FPGA debug, chip bring up and support systems and software teams on algorithm development on validated systems
  • Understand and drive implementation of good FW development practices across teams and projects
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience working with hardware and setting up and configuring non-form factor development boards with exposed electronic components
  • Understanding embedded systems and hardware
  • Experience with developing Linux or Windows drivers
  • Experience in system design, communication, and code review
  • Experience with producing high quality code with test coverage, using modern abstractions and frameworks
  • Experience with performance analysis system level optimization
  • Experience with cross multi-disciplinary boundaries to drive system solutions
  • 6+ years experience delivering performant solutions for resource/memory constrained devices or systems
  • B.S./M.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience creating PC applications that interface with hardware systems or standalone PC application on Linux and Windows
  • Experience with software design and programming in C, C++ or Python, Rust
  • 2+ years of experience with any of the following: real-time low-latency sensor processing, Linux and Windows kernel-level and user space device drivers, ARM based processors and microcontrollers and various communications protocols such as I2C, UART, SPI, USB, MIPI, I2S, et. or GPU-based development and optimization techniques
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with EDA design tools and instruction set simulators
  • Experience in Rust, Open GL, Open CL, Cuda
  • Experience with protocol implementations such as USB device classes (UVC, UAC, HID)
  • Experience with peripherals such as USB, SPI, MIPI CSI/DSI, I2C, UART, GPIO etc.
  • Experience with FPGA and vendor specific hardware evaluation boards
  • Experience with graphics or computer vision algorithm development
  • Experience with embedded DSP and CPU architectures
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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