Facebook Manager, Firmware Engineering in Redmond, Washington


As a Firmware Engineering Manager at Facebook Reality Labs(FRL), you will lead, manage, and inspire engineering teams developing next-generation platforms for Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR). Firmware for AR/VR systems spans multiple target classes, requires deep collaboration across engineering disciplines and the full software stack (from content to RTL), and directly impacts user immersion. You'll guide architecture and delivery of highly performant and reliable firmware across multiple platforms and product lines. The ideal candidate will have deep embedded system technical knowledge along with a focus on building top teams who deliver great consumer products focused on incredible customer experiences.

Required Skills:

  1. Build and lead teams to deliver firmware and software for world-class products

  2. Develop firmware for consumer devices requiring wireless and wired communication, haptic devices, audio systems, novel display and sensor systems, sensor fusion, signal processing, power management, circuit monitoring/self-test, and precise synchronization

  3. Collaborate across computer vision, silicon design, user experience, and hardware teams to define embedded system architectures for next generation AR/VR hardware

  4. Provide technical leadership and guidance to your team members and your project peers

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

  6. Build tools and architectures to support technology experimentation across the company

  7. Drive customer experience, collaborating across the full technology stack, continually raising the bar on functionality, usability, and simplicity

  8. Build software development processes that allow for rapid development and experimentation while maintaining a high quality product

  9. Understand and drive implementation of FW development good practices across teams and projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field

  2. Technical leadership experience in C/C++ development targeting ARM micro-controllers and SoCs

  3. 5+ years managing the technical development of firmware and 5+ years of experience on firmware development

  4. Experience in handling priorities and collaborating across an organizational environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Hands-on coding experience with peripherals such as USB, SPI, MIPI CSI/DSI, I2C, UART, GPIO etc.

  2. Protocol implementations such as USB device classes (UVC, UAC, HID)

  3. Experience with embedded DSP and CPU architectures

  4. Experience with EDA design tools and instruction set simulators

  5. Hands-on experience with FPGA and vendor specific hardware evaluation boards

  6. Experience in real-time processing for computer vision and user interaction tasks, high-compute/throughput systems and using simulation and modeling technique to estimate performance and power

Industry: Internet

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