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.
Build and lead teams to deliver firmware and software for world-class products
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
Collaborate across computer vision, silicon design, user experience, and hardware teams to define embedded system architectures for next generation AR/VR hardware
Provide technical leadership and guidance to your team members and your project peers
Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams
Build tools and architectures to support technology experimentation across the company
Drive customer experience, collaborating across the full technology stack, continually raising the bar on functionality, usability, and simplicity
Build software development processes that allow for rapid development and experimentation while maintaining a high quality product
Understand and drive implementation of FW development good practices across teams and projects
BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
Technical leadership experience in C/C++ development targeting ARM micro-controllers and SoCs
5+ years managing the technical development of firmware and 5+ years of experience on firmware development
Experience in handling priorities and collaborating across an organizational environment
Hands-on coding experience with peripherals such as USB, SPI, MIPI CSI/DSI, I2C, UART, GPIO etc.
Protocol implementations such as USB device classes (UVC, UAC, HID)
Experience with embedded DSP and CPU architectures
Experience with EDA design tools and instruction set simulators
Hands-on experience with FPGA and vendor specific hardware evaluation boards
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
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