Software Engineer (Android OS - Embedded)

Software Engineer (Android OS - Embedded)
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You get to build Augmented Reality glasses and solve the exciting challenges of building such an early, but forward looking product. A lot of greenfield challenges for technologies and user experience are waiting to be solved! We are building products that make it easier for people to connect with the ones they love most, enjoy top notch wire-free AR/VR, and push the future of computing platforms. We are a team of world-class experts developing and shipping products at the intersection of hardware, software and content. The Reality Labs team is seeking an Android OS Expert with experience in Embedded Software Engineering with strong design and build skills, experience with AOSP (Android system level), low-level systems software/firmware, device driver programming and experience with shipping hardware/software products. You will be an integral members of cross functional teams, responsible for AOSP customizations and embedded software design and optimization. Efforts will be involved in developing a solid platform while working on a variety of domains to enable new experiences for augmented reality, virtual reality and social/family products.
Software Engineer (Android OS - Embedded) Responsibilities
  • Android System Development: Lead the design, architecture, and development of Android operating system components, including kernel modifications, device drivers, and system-level services.
  • Performance Optimization: Identify performance bottlenecks and implement optimizations to enhance the overall efficiency and responsiveness of the Android platform on various hardware configurations.
  • Customization and Integration: Customize and integrate the Android operating system to meet the specific requirements of our products and collaborate with hardware and software teams to ensure seamless integration.
  • Security and Stability: Implement robust security measures and conduct thorough testing to ensure the Android system's stability, reliability, and resistance to potential vulnerabilities.
  • Research and Innovation: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to Android system development, and apply this knowledge to drive innovation in our products.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years’ experience defining and driving technical work streams and providing technical leadership for software engineering teams at the system level.
  • Proven cross-functional partnership, working across functions to drive solutions.
  • Effective understanding of memory management, multi-threading, and power management on Android devices. Extensive knowledge of the Android operating system architecture, frameworks, and components.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: BSP/Board Support Package, RTOS, Bootloader, Power Management, Linux, Graphics and Display Drivers, MCU (Microcontroller).
  • 10+ years of experience working on systems software in a large-scale C/C++ code base.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Knowledge to analyze complex technical issues, devise innovative solutions, and implement effective strategies to enhance Android system performance and stability.
  • Adaptability: Knowledge to adapt to changing project requirements, new technologies, and emerging trends in the Android ecosystem.
  • Team Player: Proven communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and contribute to a positive working environment.
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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$264,000/year to $342,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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