Software Engineer, Portal Calling

The Portal team is building products that make it easier for people to connect with the ones they love most. We are a team of world-class experts developing and shipping products at the intersection of hardware, software and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world.
The Calling team is at the core of Portal software. We work on delivering the best calling experience with a goal to make video calls feel like "being there together". We work on bringing Facebook's Core Calling platforms, used by billions of users every day, to Portal. Calling team is responsible for building scalable calling architecture that serves as a foundation to build truly social in-call experiences.
A successful candidate in this role is self-driven, passionate and doesn't mind delving into different areas of the stack. The person should be willing to take initiative and execute consistently in an agile, fast-paced environment. Strong communications and interpersonal skills are key given that we work with many internal and external engineering teams, partners, designers, architects, product and program managers.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER, PORTAL CALLING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop, and test core calling framework that can scale to multiple hardwares and platforms.
  • Work closely with our product, design and messaging teams to build modular frameworks and extensible interfaces.
  • Work across Camera, Audio, AI/AR, Messenger, and related teams to optimize for the best calling experience.
  • Work with other teams to debug functional, performance, and stability issues across the stack.
  • Participate in design reviews and code reviews for the team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent software development experience
  • Experience in WebRTC or video calling application
  • 3+ years of experience in coding in Java and/or C++
  • 2+ years experience with Android development
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of VoIP or other telephony and chat protocols (XMPP)
  • Experience with RTC technologies: audio, video, signaling and real-time networking
  • Experience working with Android frameworks (Telephony, Camera2, Multimedia, OpenGL etc.)
  • Good understanding of mobile performance, latency, and security issues
  • Hands-on knowledge of HTTP2, WebSockets, etc.
  • Experience with shipping consumer products
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.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com .

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