Software Engineering Manager - VR Operating Systems

Software Engineering Manager - VR Operating Systems
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Burlingame, CA
We are currently seeking an Engineering Manager to manage a team of engineers building the Operating System for revolutionary AR/VR consumer electronic devices. The ideal candidate has experience designing and developing critical and complex systems software typical of an operating system kernel or window manager in addition to strong communication, organizational, cross-functional and people management skills.
Software Engineering Manager - VR Operating Systems Responsibilities
  • Build a high performance team developing the abstractions, primitives, and frameworks that enable AR and VR on a Linux/AOSP based foundation
  • Hire, onboard and retain engineering talent, support career advancements and skill development
  • Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on individual accountability and teamwork
  • Set ambitious yet attainable goals, and motivate the team to achieve them
  • Drive efficient and effective cross functional collaboration with the broader teams
  • Plan and coordinate major initiatives such as phased releases of the team’s software that align with product roadmaps and organizational priorities
  • Influence the engineering culture of the team and advocate for higher product quality and engineering efficiency
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience developing, debugging and shipping C++ based system software products or Java based Android internals
  • Effective communication skills
  • 2+ years of experience managing software development teams
  • Experience with software development tools and processes such as source control, bug tracking, design documentation, Agile methodology etc.
  • Experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams in a large organization
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of Android interfaces and security model
  • Experience in technically leading and/or managing teams delivering Operating Systems and/or middleware for high performance consumer electronics
  • Track record of successfully managing teams through various phases of a project
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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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$177,000/year to $251,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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