FRL Software Engineer - Interactions

Come invent the future. At Facebook Reality Labs, software development is vital to turbocharging our scientific explorations and generating viable paths to the consumer products people will use for decades to come â€" products that will literally give people super powers. If you're a C/C++ software engineering expert with deep knowledge of real-time systems, a love for solving novel problems from first principles, and an aptitude for optimization, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment. Join a world-class team of pioneers experimenting with breakthrough interaction technology, including a wide range of haptic input devices. Partner with expert research scientists, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and other brilliant software minds to build cutting-edge prototypes and create the technology that makes AR/VR universal. Our vision is to revolutionize how people interact, which includes novel haptics devices as well as hands free interactions and other non-encumbering modes, optimizing information display and situational awareness. We're just getting started. You can help us make this dream a reality.


  • Analyze, evaluate, design, develop, integrate, debug and test real-time AR and VR software for advanced haptic prototypes and other interaction devices
  • Help design and build a next generation user interaction software platform for AR/VR
  • Work side by side with research scientists to enable an array of user studies that evaluate the perceptual effects of various AR/VR interactions
  • Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines, making the architectural tradeoffs required to rapidly deliver software solutions
  • Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
  • Learn constantly, educate others, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR/VR problem solving
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or related field
  • 5+ years C/C++ experience, including C++11 (and up) features and principles
  • 5+ years experience creating software for games, autonomous vehicles, spacecraft, robotics or other real-time environments
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of computer architecture, including the implications of CPU cache architectures and SIMD instruction sets
  • Experience shipping one or more products using standard software development toolsets such as source control and continuous integration systems
  • Experience creating or extending real-time 3D engine systems such as graphics rendering, audio, physics, networking or animation
  • Experience evaluating sensor input and performing sensor fusion
  • Experience with computer vision
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Experience with applied linear algebra and 3D geometry
  • Experience with haptics technologies
  • Experience developing AR/VR applications
  • Experience with Bayesian estimation
  • Experience with real-time physics simulations
  • Experience with novel input systems
  • Experience with digital signal processing
  • Experience with mathematical optimization theory and constraint solvers such as Ceres
  • Experience with MATLAB
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