Software Engineer, Operating Systems

September 16, 2020
1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California
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The OS Platform team is the one that brought the industry leading Go and Quest products to the market, and working on headsets. As a Software Engineer on the OS Platform team, you will be a key contributor to developing the standalone AR and VR headsets and providing customers purpose-built devices to experience anything, anywhere, with anyone. You will collaborate with engineers and product managers across Facebook, and partner companies to identify and solve a diverse set of technical challenges across the full technology stack: hardware, firmware, kernel, frameworks and applications. You will have the opportunity to define the total user experience for a brand-new category of computing systems.


  • Develop core operating system boot, kernel and service frameworks for standalone VR headsets
  • Partner with vision, EE and hardware engineers to build the most comfortable VR tracking and input technologies
  • Collaborate with user experience engineers and PMs to translate OS interface motifs from 2D to VR
  • Implement the infrastructure needed to support a family of standalone VR products
  • Implement USB data transfers in native services

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in computer science or related field
  • 2+ years of programming experience in C++/C
  • 2+ years experience in the following: device driver development or embedded systems, or operating systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in native systems development
  • Experience with manufacturing and provisioning processes for mobile devices
  • Experience developing HAL and device drivers for embedded Linux or Android
  • Experience in debugging USB issues with analyzer
  • Experience performing hardware bring-up
  • Knowledge and familiarity with USB FunctionFS on Linux

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