Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineer
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Pittsburgh, PA
Meta Reality Labs Research is looking for an exceptional Systems Engineer to help create and maintain state-of-the-art motion-capture systems to revolutionize photorealistic telepresence in virtual reality, thus enabling the ability to interact with anyone, anytime, anywhere. We have made some important advances, but it will take a team with a wide spectrum of skills to fully realize this goal. The ideal candidate is a person with demonstrated experience in rapid development of fully functioning hardware prototypes which integrate multiple electrical, mechanical, and software components.
Systems Engineer Responsibilities
  • Spearhead development, construction and documentation of motion-capture systems including sensors, lighting, capture devices, and structures
  • Drive sub-system level requirements for new motion-capture systems
  • Translate prototypes into production level systems components, working alongside researchers to ensure that the requirements for the capture system are clearly laid out
  • Rapid build and test of prototypes which integrate electrical, mechanical and software components
  • Collaborate with researchers and other engineers across multiple disciplines to discuss, develop and optimize designs for systems
  • Support research and exploration of new sensors and sub-systems to deliver the next generation of capture systems
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or like field of study
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with software development, including but not limited to C, C++, or Python
  • Experience building sensing systems which include cameras, depth sensors, IMUs, microphones, etc.
  • Familiarity of computer and networking architectures, server development and deployment
  • Knowledge of electrical test equipment, including spectrum analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, DMM/DVM, etc.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Technical experience in full life cycle development of hardware or software including design, integration, and test
  • Knowledge of electronics theory, circuit design, troubleshooting, and repair
  • Familiarity with peripherals such as I2C, SPI, I2S, UART, MIPI
  • Experience in systems engineering processes, system architecture principles, and/or systems integration into development program life cycle activities, experience taking a system from concept to deployment
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