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Redmond, WA Full Time Posted by: Facebook Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

The Facebook Reality Labs team at Facebook is helping more people around the world come together and connect through world-class Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to AR/VR research, machine perception, graphics, operating systems, social interaction, and more, we are committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation. AR and VR's potential to change the world is immense. On our next generation Operating System, we are currently seeking an Engineering Manager to manage teams of engineers focused on the OS' developer experience, tooling, and languages support. The ideal candidate has strong design and build skills, a passion for systems software, hands-on experience delivering programming runtimes to other developers, and experience with shipping hardware and software products. You are the kind of leader who has expertise building and supporting high-performance teams that create highly reliable, robust, and performant systems software. You have hands-on experience leading teams bringing up new, widely used programming platforms, runtimes and languages and have significant experience debugging and repairing complex, multi-component systems. You have a passion for shipping software that enables other developers to succeed on our platform.

Software Engineering Manager, Facebook Reality Labs - XROS Developer Experience Responsibilities

  • Manage engineers and help them develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles.

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional hardware and software engineering teams.

  • Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for regular assessment and improvement.

  • Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams.

  • Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees.

  • Build and lead teams designing and delivering developer tooling and build systems, including software development kits (SDKs), application runtimes, and languages that enable other developers to efficiently deliver experiences which delight customers.

  • Understand systems software components from multiple partner teams, lead the effort to expose those components in a cohesive, developer-accessible manner across the entire platform.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 10+ years of work experience architecting, developing, and launching software products and/or services.

    • 5+ years experience managing and growing software engineers.

    • Experience delivering SDKs and supporting external developers.

    • Experience with Software Development process, including: source control, bug tracking, and design documentation.

    • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in cross-functional teams.

    • Experience developing, debugging, and shipping large-scale software platforms that other developers use.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience managing software engineering managers.

      • Experience in building or extending any of the following: Xcode, IntelliJ, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, LLVM, and/or GNU.

      • Experience building compilers and low-level runtimes.

      • Experience in Windows, Linux, MAC and/or Android.

        Redmond, WA, United States of America
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        3/2/2021 5:09:53 PM

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