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Software Engineer Manager, Horizon AR/VR

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Posted
30 Jun 2020

As an Engineering Manager working on the Horizon team in AR/VR Social Experiences at Facebook, you'll manage a team building the core of the Horizon Real Time simulation. You will be responsible for technical strategy, architecture and delivery of advances in Entity Component and Job System, Physics Simulation, Rendering, Particles and other performance critical systems that power the experiences built in the Horizon App.

The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer and manager with a background building core systems in high performance custom engines, as well as Unreal and Unity. Experience building two sided marketplaces of consumers and creators that include sharing and social features as well as experience in VR is a plus. Great leaders in this space might find themselves energetically finding the right balance between long term and product needs, proactively reach out to partner teams and leaders in the org to learn about the pain points they might be facing, as well as making sure to understand and balance the scale and complexity requirements.

Software Engineer Manager, Horizon AR/VR Responsibilities

Partner deeply with a team of engineers and product managers to build high quality foundational systems and architectures that will support a great user journey for Horizon's customers.

Support and grow one or more engineering teams to deliver against product goals.

Define and manage success metrics across teams.

Identify opportunities to share technology across teams.

Collaborate with other technical and nontechnical teams for success.

Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced environments.

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years professional experience as an engineer including hands-on technical team management.

Experience shipping foundational systems or SDKs requiring stringent runtime performance practices, such as complex mobile or 3D applications or games.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Shipped SDKs or core infrastructure pieces that support products including two-sided marketplace type ecosystems and/or 3D interactive social experiences such as games.

Virtual reality experience (Rift, Vive, GearVR, etc.).

Complex Real Time networking experience.

Exposure to 3D interactive development.

Experience with Unity 3D.

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