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Facebook AR Calling Platform Engineer in Topeka, Kansas


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.


The Authentic Presence team within Facebook Reality Labs develops machine perception technologies for human understanding that power product experiences through world-class Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality hardware and software, and across the Facebook family of apps. We work full-stack across applied research and development of algorithms, performance optimizations for target hardware, and production deployments into target devices and apps. We build on the state-of-the-art methods in computer vision and machine learning including (semi-)supervised deep learning, generative adversarial learning, active learning, depth sensing, 3D reconstruction, and rendering. We are responsible for building the next generation experiences for Facebook’s AR glasses that will fundamentally change the way we interact with and experience the world.

Required Skills:

  1. Set technical direction and strategy for team of 10 engineers

  2. Drive integration and optimization of realtime CV/ML/Graphics algorithms into embedded systems

  3. Define and drive infrastructure and testing needs

  4. Build reusable code deliverable to a wide range of mobile hardware and OS

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 5+ years of experience designing and developing production quality in one or more embedded or mobile OS

  3. Proficiency in C++

  4. Demonstrated background in integrating multiple complex CV/ML/Graphics modules onto mobile or embedded OS

  5. On-device optimization and benchmarking experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Keen knowledge for driving quality via extensive testing, and the building of full coverage test frameworks

  2. Experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams on a large multi-component system software code base

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.