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Reality Labs, Embedded Software Engineering Manager

Company: Facebook App
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Reality Labs focuses on delivering Meta's vision through Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). The compute performance and power efficiency requirements of Virtual and Augmented Reality require custom silicon. Meta's silicon team is driving the state of the art forward with breakthrough work in computer vision, machine learning, mixed reality, graphics, displays, sensors, and new ways to map the human body. Our chips will enable AR and VR devices where our real and virtual world will mix and match throughout the day. We believe the only way to achieve our goals is to look at the entire stack, from transistor, through architecture, to firmware, and algorithms. We are seeking an Embedded Software Manager to lead a team responsible for the display and graphics drivers and pipelines on our custom-designed ASICs for Reality Labs products. The successful candidate will collaborate with a team that includes algorithm, user experience, software, firmware, and silicon experts. The ideal candidate will understand low-level embedded software development for custom low-power SoCs. This is a full-time position. Reality Labs, Embedded Software Engineering Manager Responsibilities:

  • Build and lead a team to architect and develop embedded software for novel custom SoCs for next-generation AR/VR products
  • Design, Integrate, and optimize display pipeline and graphics embedded software for future consumer products
  • Provide technical leadership as well as manage a team of embedded software engineers who work cross-functionally with silicon architects, digital/RTL designers, DV engineers, algorithm researchers, high-level OS developers and end-user experiences app developers
  • Participate in silicon and product roadmaps, provide schedules and resourcing estimates, and drive successful chip tapeout, bringup, validation, prototype/DevKit support and eventual product mass deployment
  • Work with your team and cross-functional partners to define and influence strategy. Provide technical leadership and guidance to team members and project peers
  • Build software development processes that allow for rapid development and experimentation while maintaining a high-quality product
  • Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience
    • 8+ years of experience developing software or firmware
    • 2+ years of experience in directly managing and leading teams
    • Proven track record in building or developing a team of engineers
    • Experience in hands-on development in C/C++ for embedded systems and evaluating firmware architecture and tradeoffs in custom HW IP blocks or SoC design
    • Knowledge of computer architecture, hardware interfaces, real-time operating systems, and driver development Preferred Qualifications:
      • Technical knowledge across topics including computer graphics and machine learning
      • Experience with embedded DSP, CPU, and GPU architectures
      • Experience developing drivers or firmware for GPUs and/or displays
      • Familiarity with hardware and software co-design
      • Experience with low level performance profiling and optimization
      • Experience with compression, camera and video pipelines, or encoding technologies such as H.264
      • Experience with system architecture and rendering software stacks and 3D graphics features such as lighting, effects, shaders and other low-level systems
      • Knowledge of ray tracing, rasterization and linear algebra
      • Understanding and hands on experience designing and implementing firmware on micro-controllers
      • Experience with embedded processors architecture, interrupt priorities, and configuring peripherals such as USB, SPI, MIPI CSI/DSI, I2C, UART, GPIO, PWM etc.
      • Experience with hardware debugging, clock-level issues, interrupts, clock gating, and optimizing power consumption
      • AR/VR experience 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

Keywords: Facebook App, Sunnyvale , Reality Labs, Embedded Software Engineering Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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