Facebook Software Engineer, Engagement in Los Angeles, California


The Oculus team at Facebook is helping more people around the world come together and connect through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation. VR’s potential to change the world is immense—and we’re just getting started.

Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. Come work alongside expert software engineers and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world.

As a Software Engineer on the Oculus Engagement team, you'll be responsible for building features that help keep our users engaged and help users experience all of the magic that VR has to offer. We're looking for someone who has a passion for the end user and is comfortable working in a full stack environment across multiple devices. Our ideal candidate is a generalist with React experience and is very comfortable working in new tools and technologies.

Required Skills:

  1. Work cross-functionally with product, design, and client teams to bring Engagement features to the Oculus Companion App (iOS and Android), Oculus Rift, and Oculus Go

  2. Implement features from end-to-end (from idea to implementation and on to analysis) using PHP (Hack) and JavaScript (React)

  3. Use software development best practices to write code that is maintainable, testable and performant

  4. Understand how to use experimentation in making decisions as well as the ability to leverage metrics to understand user behavior

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 1+ years of experience building Web, Android, or iOS applications.

  2. BS or MS in CS or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with React

  2. Experience with Android or iOS notifications

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.