Facebook FRL AR/VR Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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.
Come invent the future. At Facebook Reality Labs, software development is vital to turbocharging our scientific explorations and generating viable paths to the consumer products people will use for decades to come — products that will literally give people super powers. If you're a C++ expert with deep knowledge of computer architecture, a love for solving novel problems from first principles, and an aptitude for optimization, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment.
Join a world-class team of pioneers experimenting with breakthrough technology. There are opportunities to work on operating systems, drivers, firmware, simulations, algorithms, databases, digital signal processing, machine learning, computer vision, networking, optimization, optics, graphics, audio, physics, displays, haptics, tracking, mapping, machine perception, demos, gameplay, user experiences and more. Partner with expert research scientists, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and other brilliant software minds to build cutting-edge prototypes and create the technology that makes AR/VR universal. Step into the adventure of a lifetime, as we make science fiction real and change the world.
Analyze, evaluate, design, develop, integrate, debug and test real-time AR and VR software for advanced prototypes and user experiences
Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines, making the architectural tradeoffs required to rapidly deliver software solutions
Develop software for a variety of consumer devices, including novel sensing systems, tracking systems, mapping systems, imaging systems and haptic devices
Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
Learn constantly, educate others, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR/VR problem solving
BS degree in Computer Science or related field
5+ years C++ experience, including modern C++ features and principles
5+ years experience creating software for games or real-time systems
Knowledge of the fundamentals of computer architecture, including CPU data caching, SIMD instruction sets, and compiler code generation
Proven track record of software development, including shipping one or more products using standard software development toolsets such as source control and continuous integration systems
Problem solving and optimization experience
Experience with communication and working across disciplines to drive solutions
Knowledge of 3D math and linear algebra
Experience in 3D graphics
Experience with game engines such as Unreal
Experience with sensor fusion
Knowledge of advanced mathematics
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