Facebook Engineering Manager, Human Understanding in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


At Oculus, we’re developing the future of Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR). We are currently seeking an experienced technical lead/manager for the Human Understanding Pittsburgh team. Human Understanding is tasked with building next generation technology and experiences centered around Virtual Humans, self-presence and social presence achieved through tracking, capturing & reconstruction of faces, eyes, hands and body. We're pushing the state of the art in 3D computer vision, and as lead/manager you will help recruit and manage a team of software, computer vision and machine learning engineers. The right candidate thrives in a cross-functional environment as the team work closely collaborates with Research, Hardware, Firmware and Software teams in multiple geographic locations. This position involves working with early technology paths, with a focus on execution and working collaboratively to manage system maturation/risk, while providing clear and effective communication across the team.We're looking for candidates who share a passion for exploring and solving complex, unsolved problems at the intersection of VR and machine learning. This position is based in Pittsburgh.

Required Skills:

  1. Be both a highly technical, hands-on coder and effective people manager

  2. Hold your own in technical discussion, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence

  3. Build and lead computer vision team to deliver next-generation tracking technology for virtual reality systems

  4. Establish solid project framework and excellent development processes

  5. Work closely with various organizations to define and execute long-term technology road maps

  6. Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams

  7. Recruit world-class talent and provide mentorship to team members

  8. Communicate cross-functionally and drive engineering efforts

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years of management experience in software development, embedded systems, graphics, computer vision and/or machine learning, including building high performing teams.

  2. MS degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.

  3. Collaborator, communication experience with managing cross-team and cross-geography collaboration.

  4. Knowledge in compute & systems development, track record in building technology & product development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience managing joint hardware-software development and associated rapid prototyping projects.

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.