Software Engineer - Android, AR/VR at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
AR/VR’s mission is “to give people the tools to feel connected anytime, anywhere.” The teams working on augmented and virtual reality technologies at Facebook are on a mission to build the next computing platform centered around people. We continue to push the state-of-the-art with groundbreaking research into emerging technologies and hardware that will help bring this vision to life. We are building a team focused on building new products that support this mission. The team will be building communication experiences for new hardware devices, examples including messaging, real-time communication and fitness experiences. The team is seeking for experienced Software Engineers with expertise in developing Android applications and frameworks, specifically in embedded environments. A successful candidate will have deep understanding of Android app development and ideally have experience with messaging, RTC, or fitness. This person is self-driven, passionate, and able to work across the application stack. They will take initiative and should be willing to execute consistently in a fast-paced environment.

Software Engineer - Android, AR/VR Responsibilities
  • Work closely with product management, design and partners to understand and define requirements
  • Design, develop, and test Android-based applications runs on consumer electronics product around messaging, real-time communication, self-care and fitness
  • Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines, making the architectural tradeoffs required to rapidly deliver software solutions
  • Work with the platform and application teams to debug functional, performance and stability issues
  • Participate in design reviews and code reviews for various new applications, in both front-end and back-end
  • Write clean readable code, debug complex problems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
  • Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of problem solving
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience with Android app development and Android SDK
  • 5+ years of experience in coding in Java or Kotlin
  • Experience with shipping high-quality consumer products
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with embedded systems performance
  • Experience with building messaging or real-time communication experiences
  • Experience with fitness relevant experiences
  • Experience with full-stack application development
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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