FRL-SDK Software Engineer

    • Woodinville, WA

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.

Come invent the future. At Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), software development is vital to accelerating our scientific explorations and generating viable paths to the consumer products people will use for decades to come - products that will literally give people super powers. If you're a C++ expert with an interest in digital audio and a love for solving novel problems from first principles, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment. Join a world-class team of pioneers experimenting with breakthrough audio technology. 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. Step into the adventure of a lifetime, as we make science fiction real and change the world.

We are looking for performance-minded engineers that have strong experience developing performant apps on Android using Android SDK. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in an ambiguous research environment, working with complex systems, identifying optimizations, and working with different disciplines to develop solutions. You will influence the development of core platforms that will enable research across multiple devices. As part of a world-class research engineering team, you will apply best practices from across the industry and help invent new technology for AR/VR.

  • Optimize CPU, memory, disk, and battery usage for Android apps
  • Work closely with research and design teams
  • Prototype new and redesign feature
  • Contribute outstanding programming skills to support highly innovative, novel research projects
  • Mentor engineers on performance best practice
  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years similar work experience
  • 3+ years of experience building Android applications in Java
  • Experience building client software for resource constrained devices
  • Knowledge of systems architecture and performance tradeoffs
  • Experience in C/C++
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