Facebook Systems Lead in Seattle, Washington


As a Systems Lead, you will help design and execute next generation input/controller hardware (such as Oculus Touch) for VR devices at Oculus, focusing on bringing concepts through the NPI process (Prototype to PVT). You have deep expertise in electrical and firmware design and have shipped various types of consumer devices. As a leader in the team, you will be expected to lead and drive technical execution, you will own part selection, schematics, layout, test plan, and the development process. This is an individual contributor role that will become a lead role over time.

This role is based in Seattle, WA.

Required Skills:

  1. Bring a product from prototype to production

  2. Champion of engineering rigor in phase gate development

  3. Create specs and KPIs and deliver to these requirements

  4. Own every aspect of electrical design - component selection, schematics, layout, test and manufacturing

  5. Work with cross-functional engineering managers and architects on hardware and software integration

  6. Partner closely with Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design

  7. Create internal and external system specifications

  8. Specify, negotiate, and document system power management and behaviors

  9. Utilize schematic and layout tools such as Cadence

  10. Assess and guide early layout studies

  11. Embedded programming and scripting experience

  12. Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging

  13. 10% travel

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience in electrical and/or firmware design

  2. Experience in Consumer Electronics as well as shipping multiple consumer products

  3. BS, MS, or PhD in Electrical or Computer Systems Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with haptics, touch, RF, batteries

  2. Champion of process and understands the technical rigor to bring high quality product to market

  3. Experience in gaming controller and/or input devices

  4. Experience working with offshore partners

  5. Experience working with Product Design engineers and other hardware/software cross-functional functions

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.