Software Engineer, Mobile Android, Companion App (Oculus)

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 immenseâ€"and we’re just getting started.
Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. Come work alongside expert software engineers and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world.
The Oculus app is a mobile app for Android and iOS that allows people to set up their Oculus Go headset, discover new content and experiences, and connect with their friends in VR. The app is built with React Native, a cross-platform framework for building Android and iOS apps with JavaScript. We're looking for a developer with a strong background in building native Android applications to help us build new features for the app to help people manage their headset, connect with friends, and explore new content.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with our product and design teams to build new features for the Oculus app
  • Build custom user interfaces using a combination of React Native (JavaScript) and native Android (Java)
  • Implement native modules and components for Android to enable new features and use cases for standalone VR headsets
  • Analyze and optimize UI and backend application code for efficiency and performance
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience building applications for Android phones
  • Experience with code bases, including API design techniques
  • Experience with multithreading programming
  • Experience writing unit tests and testable code
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with React (React.JS or React Native)
  • Experience with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)


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