Full Job Description
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 Firmware Engineer on the Facebook AR/VR hardware team, you will design, build and test firmware to create transformative experiences for users of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality products. Firmware for AR/VR systems spans multiple target classes, requiring collaboration across multiple engineering disciplines (electrical, mechanical, optical, firmware and software) and directly impacting user immersion. You will become part of a team exploring new concepts through analytical modeling and fast iterative prototyping. We value people who work well in teams, can brainstorm ideas, are able to drive a concept into a prototype and can envision how that prototype could transition into a high-volume consumer product. We are seeking a Firmware Engineer who has experience in consumer electronics, knowledge of embedded systems and a passion for working on new hardware. This position has a 16-week duration beginning in August 2020. All candidates should be able to commit to a consecutive 16-week timeframe for successful completion of the program. At the end of the term, those who have demonstrated their abilities to succeed and make an impact at Facebook will be considered for a full-time position. Candidates are encouraged to apply early!This program is open to all candidates who have been out of the workforce for 2 years or longer. This is a 16-week position based in Menlo Park, CA and Redmond, WA.
Analyze, design, develop, and debug firmware for a wide variety of AR and VR consumer devices, including sensing and imaging systems, haptic devices, and audio prototypes
Support various phases of firmware development including architecture, implementation, simulation, debug and bring up
Understand and implement power-management, boot loaders, scheduling, and RTOS
Understand and drive implementation of FW development good practices across teams and projects
Collaborate in a team environment across multiple product focused, research, and engineering disciplines to deliver firmware solutions
BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
3+ years of experience in embedded firmware design
Experience with software design and programming in C/C++ for development, debugging, testing and performance analysis
Experience with embedded microcontrollers e.g., ARM Cortex M0/M3/M4, interrupt priorities and configuring peripherals
Experience with instrumentation like oscilloscopes and/or logic/protocol analyzers for debugging embedded systems at HW level
Experience with device documentation and translating that information into software solutions
Experience with cross multi-disciplinary boundaries to drive system solutions
Experience with working independently and managing priorities
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