Software Engineer, Operating Systems at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
Facebook has teams dedicated to building social experiences in VR that make it easier to spend time with your friends, wherever they are. Virtual reality’s potential to connect the world is immense and we’re just getting started. Facebook is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. Come work alongside expert software engineers and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world. The OS Platform team is the one that brought the industry leading Go and Quest products to the market, and working on headsets. As a Software Engineer on the OS Platform team, you will be a key contributor to developing the standalone AR and VR headsets and providing customers purpose-built devices to experience anything, anywhere, with anyone. You will collaborate with engineers and product managers across Facebook, and partner companies to identify and solve a diverse set of technical challenges across the full technology stack: hardware, firmware, kernel, frameworks and applications. You will have the opportunity to define the total user experience for a brand-new category of computing systems.

Software Engineer, Operating Systems Responsibilities
  • Develop core operating system boot, kernel and service frameworks for standalone VR headsets
  • Partner with vision, EE and hardware engineers to build the most comfortable VR tracking and input technologies
  • Collaborate with user experience engineers and PMs to translate OS interface motifs from 2D to VR
  • Implement the infrastructure needed to support a family of standalone VR products
  • Implement USB data transfers in native services
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS degree in computer science or related field
  • 2+ years of programming experience in C++/C
  • 2+ years experience in the following: device driver development or embedded systems, or operating systems
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in native systems development
  • Experience with manufacturing and provisioning processes for mobile devices
  • Experience developing HAL and device drivers for embedded Linux or Android
  • Experience in debugging USB issues with analyzer
  • Experience performing hardware bring-up
  • Knowledge and familiarity with USB FunctionFS on Linux
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.
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