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Facebook Robotics System Engineer in Menlo Park, California


Facebook is seeking an engineer of Robotics and Autonomous Systems to join our Site Engineering Robotics Team. This person will be responsible for implementing software solutions for the mobile robotics program.

Required Skills:

  1. Work in the software engineering team to develop robotic industrial solutions

  2. Take on challenging problems in user interfaces, data communication and processing, hardware sensing enablement, robot localization, navigation, and obstacle avoidance

  3. Solidify and stabilize core robot functionality, including sensing, controls, uptime, and network communications

  4. Accountable for technology solution delivery through requirements review, feature design, development, quality assurance, and production release

  5. Actively manage issues, risk and schedule throughout the project and participation in usability test activities

  6. Actively collaborate with hardware engineers to optimize design, ensure functionality, support software production tool training and documentations

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2 or more years of experience with JavaScript, Python, or C++

  2. BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience

  3. Experience with characterizing and evaluating electromechanical systems

  4. Experience analyzing problems, identifying constraints and boundaries to develop solution options

  5. Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences

  6. Experience using case, articulating requirements, challenging design and quality

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MS or above degrees in Computer Science or related technical field

  2. Able to work full-stack (UI, back-end, ROS, etc.)

  3. Experience with robotic platforms such as ROS

  4. Knowledge and experience in any of the following areas: Robot localization and navigation, Robot control system (position, velocity, force control), Computer vision and imaging, or SLAM, Robot arm control, Facebook back-end SW system (Thrift, Tupperware, fbcode, Scuba, etc.), Linux and networking, Production engineering

  5. Familiar with data analysis tools and/or experience working with data analysts

  6. Experience scaling solutions, demonstrating a mindset of "scalability"

  7. Knowledge of robotic manufacturing practice and quality system

  8. Self-starter, quick learner, results driven, motivated by innovation, be proud by “the quality of my deliveries”

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.