FRL Systems Software Engineer

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FRL Systems Software Engineer
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Burlingame, CA
Come invent the future! At Meta Reality Labs Research, software development is vital to turbocharging our scientific explorations and generating viable paths to the consumer products people will use for decades to come — products that will literally give people super powers. If you have experience or interest in C/C++ tools, scripting, or Unity/Unreal tools, and a love for improving the lives of your fellow software engineers, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment. Join a world-class team of pioneers experimenting with breakthrough AR/VR technology. Step into the adventure of a lifetime, as we make science fiction real and change the world.
FRL Systems Software Engineer Responsibilities
  • Work side by side with research scientists and research engineers to build novel devices for AR/VR interactions from the silicon up.
  • Build software, tools, infrastructure, documentation and other systems that enable researchers to be more effective and efficient
  • Build compelling demonstrations of new interaction technology
  • Educate researchers and other team members on software engineering best practices, tips and techniques
  • Debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
  • Provide technical leadership for vital workstreams
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Expert proficiency in modern C/C++ coding
  • 5+ years experience with complex systems such as game engines, signal processing, Machine Learning or video and sound editing/processing/animation software.
  • Demonstrated Technical Leadership
Preferred Qualifications
  • Firmware development experience
  • Experience with novel device bring-up
  • Machine Learning experience
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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$172,994/year to $241,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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