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Facebook Depth Tech Lead, Technology Engineering for Devices in Menlo Park, California


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 Reality Lab is helping more people around the world come together and connect through world-class AR/VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to AR/VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Facebook is committed to driving the state-of-the-art forward through relentless innovation. The potential for AR/VR to change the world is immense—and we’re just getting started.Technology Engineering for Devices is part of Hardware Engineering and tasked with delivering cutting edge technologies to support building new capabilities and new user experiences that break down the barriers of distance and time to bring people together as never before possible. As Tech Lead in the Depth Hardware team, you provide technical leadership as part of a multidisciplinary team responsible for all hardware activities of the depth sensing team: micro-optics, lasers, mechanics, EE, Thermals, etc. Your scope spans early development of novel systems through development and product integration. You challenge the status quo and demand excellence in everything. With your technical leadership, depth sensing hardware provides a competitive advantage for our products. You focus on deliverables and activities that have great impact.

Required Skills:

  1. Multidisciplinary hardware technologist working from research through productization

  2. Engage in high-impact/high-value projects as lead technical contributor/leader

  3. Foster a positive, prioritized work environment with accountability and impact

  4. Lead the technical process: evaluate, understand, implement cutting-edge depth solutions

  5. Collaborate across engineering disciplines and geographies

  6. Recruit world-class talent and mentor team members

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years of experience in engineering tech leadership role

  2. 7+ years of engineering consumer products experience (product concept through mass production

  3. BS in Electrical, Computer Engineering or related experience

  4. Experience successfully prototyping and building CE products

  5. Experience collaborating and communicating cross functionally

  6. Experience in EE, PD, or Optics engineering development

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Masters degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

  2. Experience developing depth systems

  3. Experience developing cameras and optical systems

  4. Experience with Android/Linux systems

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.