Software Engineer, Social VR Platforms

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's Social VR team is exploring the potential of virtual and augmented reality to bring people together in new ways. We are designing technologies that help people to create, share meaningful moments, and build communities using the unique qualities of these immersive new mediums. We aim to develop experiences that put people first, defining a future where virtual reality enables us to connect with the people and content we care about like never before.

As a software engineer working on VR at Facebook, you'll be building experiences and technologies that help people defy distance to connect with each other in VR wherever they are in the world. You'll be working with the team that built Oculus Rooms and Oculus Venues to build new immersive 3D interaction, communication and collaboration platforms and applications which will make VR an essential and ubiquitous technology. We're looking for talented engineers passionate about product, working on cutting edge technologies and building the foundations that the future of VR experiences will be built on.

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:
Medical Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Pension Benefits
Life Assurance
Childcare Benefits
Gym Benefits
Transport benefits
Laundry Benefit
Posted: Thursday 21st June 2018
Closing date: Thursday 19th, July 2018

This position is full-time and based in London.


  • Help deliver exceptional virtual reality experiences and infrastructure.
  • Improve code quality and stability.
  • Optimise experiences to run on a wide range of devices.
  • Own major areas of the codebase.
  • Support other engineering teams building experiences inside and outside of Facebook.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar field
  • Experience with Unity or React development
  • Experience with interactive 3D graphics development
  • Experience with real-time networked application development
  • Experience programming on low-level systems
  • Experience with CPU and GPU optimisation
  • Experience with Unity and React development

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