Head of Factory Automation, Core Tech

The Oculus team at Facebook is helping more people around the world come together and connect through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation. VR's potential to change the world is immense-and we're just getting started.
Core Tech is a part of Oculus tasked with delivering cutting edge new technologies for Oculus. The organization is focused on building new capabilities and new user experiences enabled by new technologies.
As Head of Factory Automation, you are responsible for leading a technically diverse automation team, responsible for ensuring we define and deliver on an outstanding factory calibration roadmap as well as delivery of calibration capabilities for all phases of engineering to product concept. You look around corners and prepare your team for future challenges. You challenge the status quo and demand excellence in everything your organization does. With your leadership, factory automation will be a competitive advantage for Oculus and Facebook. As a leader in Oculus and Facebook, you focus your team on achieving deliverables and having great impact.


  • Lead, coach, build a world-class factory automation organization
  • Recruit world-class talent and provide mentorship to team members
  • Set clear expectations and create north-star aspirational goals
  • Develop a positive work environment based on accountability and impact
  • Focus technical excellence and solve for cost, throughput, safety, quality
  • Collaborate across engineering disciplines and geographies
  • Develop Test Automation strategies for Core Technology
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure successful Core Tech Automation handoff to Manufacturing Operations and HW Test Engineering teams
  • Identify and engage with Automation vendors for prototype and production-capable stations
  • 6+ years of engineering leadership experience
  • Experience building performing teams
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplined (hardware and software) organizations
  • MS in ME, EE, or CS with 10+ years of experience in engineering (or equivalent)
  • 7+ years of experience in consumer products field
  • Communication experience
  • Experience leading through influence
  • Knowledge in factory operation and automation
  • Proven track record of design and automation of factory floor operation
  • Knowledge in C++/Java/Python/Machine code languages
  • PHD in an engineering field
  • Experience automating for consumer products
  • Experience with cameras and optical systems
  • Experience with Android/Linux systems

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