Facebook VR Activities Engineer in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


As a VR Activities Engineer working within the Social VR Team at Facebook, you’ll be driving efforts to create and explore interactive virtual reality experiences that provide delightful, social play and creativity experiences for people connecting through Spaces VR. These experiences will in part explore and define the future of online social interaction. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer with a games, VR or other 3d interactive industry background and an enthusiasm for virtual reality and rapid and iterative exploratory development.

Required Skills:

  1. Driving design and implementation for proposed playful and creative Social VR projects

  2. Lead collaboration with multi-functional teams to achieve compelling experiences

  3. Individual contribution to the development of these features

  4. Engage with FB teams to understand and utilize FB graph and features within Social VR projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field

  2. 5+ years experience as an engineer shipping user-facing features on games or other 3D interactive products

  3. Knowledge of 3D math, linear algebra, and techniques

  4. Demonstrated experience interfacing with other internal and external teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Virtual reality experience (Rift, Vive, GearVR, etc.)

  2. C++ and C# programming experience

  3. A combination of Windows, Android, and game console programming experience

  4. Knowledge in Unity 3D

  5. Realtime networked features (i.e synchronous multiplayer games)

  6. Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced environments

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.