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Systems Firmware Engineer - Meta RL Accessories

Company: Meta
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

As a Systems Firmware Engineer on the Meta Reality Labs Accessories team, you will help bring products to market that enable our core products to reach additional customer needs, make it easier to use our products longer, and enhance our core product experiences. You will contribute to the design of systems, firmware and software for accessories. You will play a critical role in architecting solutions that also influence software in our core products as well as cloud services or connected mobile apps that our accessories interact with. You will play a role in the review, specification, and oversight of external development (ODM/commissioned), and act as a technical liaison to internal core product engineering teams.You will work with a broad set of technologies and a diverse cross-functional team of engineers and scientists that pioneer mechanical, electrical, materials, firmware, software and computer vision solutions. Your team will explore new concepts through fast prototyping of proof-of-concept accessories. The prototypes will demonstrate various product opportunities and configurations to core product teams and Meta RL leadership and will help to shape Accessories team roadmap.

Systems Firmware Engineer - Meta RL Accessories Responsibilities:

  • Convert Product requirements to SW and FW architecture and specifications.
  • Understand the high level software/firmware architecture of our VR headset and Portal products (Linux/Android) - and be able to design accessory systems that will interface with these products.
  • Drive design reviews for firmware.
  • Review the development, production, and test plans of external partners.
  • Transform vendor reference designs into custom solutions.
  • Prototype internal concepts for accessories and work cross-functionally to align on a go to market plan for new products.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience along with a BS/MS in CS/engineering or equivalent experience.
    • Experience shipping designs that utilize an RTOS or embedded Linux.
    • A familiarity with Android/Linux driver design and development.
    • Mass Production experience (working with overseas manufacturing - both CM and ODM models).
    • Experience supporting FW needs for manufacturing and factory automation.
    • Experience with peripheral communication protocols such as MIPI, USB (including PD), I2C, UART, SPI and I2S. Experience with BLE and other wireless technologies.
    • Experience programming in C/C++ and Python, including initial system bring-up, debugging, and test code. A knowledge of designing low power systems.
    • Experience working independently and managing priorities. Experience communicating with software and hardware engineers to deliver complete systems.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in AR/VR and video conferencing technologies
      • Experience with designing, validating, and shipping consumer electronic products
      • Experience with schematics and board design and definition of FW requirements for board design and bring-up
      • Experience with high speed signaling over DP, MIPI, HDMI, and USB SS
      • Experience with IMUs/sensor physical sensor systems with an understanding of calibration methods
      • Experience with vision systems. Experience with audio. Experience with system level design and working with cross-functional teams including Engineering, Product Design, Research, etc.
      • Experience with designing handheld or wearable electronics for high volume manufacturing

        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: Meta, Sunnyvale , Systems Firmware Engineer - Meta RL Accessories, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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