Firmware Engineering Manager, Reality Labs

  • Meta
  • Redmond, WA, US

As a Firmware Engineering Manager at Reality Labs (RL), you will lead, manage, and inspire engineering teams developing platforms for Augmented Reality (AR). Firmware for AR systems spans multiple target classes, requires deep collaboration across engineering disciplines and the full software stack. AR will be the technology that enables broad adoption of the Metaverse and this role will put you at the center of this computing revolution. You’ll guide architecture and delivery of highly performant and reliable firmware across multiple platforms and product lines to directly impact user immersion. The ideal candidate will have deep embedded system technical knowledge along with a focus on building top teams who deliver great consumer products focused on incredible customer experiences.

Firmware Engineering Manager, Reality Labs Responsibilities:

  • Build and lead a team to deliver firmware for world-class products.
  • Collaborate across electrical, silicon, SW, user experience, and hardware teams to define and build embedded system architectures for AR hardware.
  • Integrate, customize, optimize firmware across Reality Labs New Technology verticals.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to team members and project peers.
  • Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams.
  • Build tools and architectures to support technology experimentation across the company.
  • Build development processes that allow for rapid development and experimentation while maintaining a high quality product.
  • Understand and drive implementation of FW/SW development practices across teams and projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in directly managing and leading teams.
  • Working experience with using standard software development frameworks (Agile, Kanban, XP).
  • MS or BS in Computer Science or Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years expertise in developing and shipping embedded solutions for consumer products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices.
  • Hands-on experience with FPGA and vendor specific hardware evaluation boards.
  • Experience with USB (ECM, NCM) and networking communication protocols (TCP, UDP, PPP, IPv4/6, CoAP, MQTT).
  • Experience with Scaled Agile approaches to code development.
  • Experience in real-time processing for computer vision and user interaction tasks.
  • Experience with high-compute/throughput systems and using simulation and modeling techniques to estimate performance and power.

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Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.