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Facebook Software Engineer, Performance Infrastructure 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.


As a Software Engineer working on Performance Infrastructure, you’ll build and use tools to analyze and improve performance across the entire Oculus content ecosystem. You will help VR developers efficiently make industry-defining applications. The ideal candidate is an experienced developer with strong expertise in graphics/systems programming and optimization.

Required Skills:

  1. Help deliver an exceptional virtual reality experience by improving performance and quality of our SDK

  2. Write game engine, operating system, and tool code to optimize the performance of their VR applications

  3. Work within the rendering pipeline to optimize performance and quality

  4. Build powerful authoring, debugging and profiling tools for development partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field

  2. 3+ years experience in core game engine, performance analyzer, or graphics driver development

  3. 5+ years experience with C/C++ programming on low-level systems

  4. 3D math and 3D graphics with OpenGL, DirectX or Vulkan experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of Android development, especially in graphics and performance

  2. Experience with CPU and GPU optimization

  3. Virtual Reality experience

  4. Communication experience

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.