VR Systems Engineer, Experiences, Horizon

    • Los Angeles, CA

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 Experiences 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 VR Systems Engineer working within the Experiences Team, you'll drive the foundation systems enabling social virtual reality experiences that will define the future of online social interaction. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer with a games industry or other 3D interactive technology background and an excitement for virtual reality.

  • Implement high performance runtime systems of high value to the application and team as a whole
  • Identify opportunities to share technology across teams
  • Partner with product visionaries to deliver innovative VR experiences
  • Evangelize technical solutions, frameworks, and best practices across the team and org
  • Experience shipping games or other interactive products
  • Experience building products using: real-time networked simulation, immersive high performance 3D graphics and 3D audio
  • 2+ years relevant coding experience in C/C++, C#
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
  • Experience with 3D real time simulation
  • Virtual reality experience (Rift, Vive, GearVR, etc.)
  • Combination of Windows, Android, and game console programming experience
  • Experience in Unity 3D
  • Experience with deep performance optimization of multithreaded systems
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