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Meta is seeking an Automation engineer for Robotics and Autonomous software systems to join our Site Engineering Robotics Team. This person will be responsible for implementing software solutions for the Data Center Robotics and Physical automation program.

Robotics Automation Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Work as part of the IDC Robotics team to develop industrial robotic solutions
  • Take on challenging problems in robot sensing enablement, including distance sensors, robot localization, navigation, and obstacle avoidance
  • Solidify and stabilize core robot functionality, including sensing, controls, uptime, and network communications
  • Accountable for technology solution delivery through requirements review, feature design, development, quality assurance, and production release
  • Actively manage issues, risk and schedule throughout the project and participation in usability test activities
  • Actively collaborate with hardware and system engineers to optimize design, ensure functionality, support software production tool training and documentations
  • Self-starter, quick learner, results driven, motivated by innovation, takes pride in the quality of deliveries

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience in Python/C++ with a BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience with robotic platforms including ROS, or ROS2
  • Experience in advanced mapping, navigation, manipulation and image processing (OpenCV, Cartographer, PCL)
  • Experience with characterizing and evaluating electromechanical systems
  • Experience analyzing problems, identifying constraints and boundaries to develop solution options
  • Experience defining use cases and articulating user requirements
  • Knowledge and experience using results to drive innovation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS or above degrees in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Robot localization and navigation, hardware sensing enablement (ex. point-cloud depth sensors, robot control systems (position, velocity, force control), computer vision and imaging or SLAM, robot arm control, Back-end SW system (PHP, Python, JavaScript, containers) Linux and networking
  • Experience with automated remediation (FBAR) and alerting
  • Experience working full-stack (React, back-end, ROS, etc.)
  • Experience scaling solutions, demonstrating a mindset of "scalability"
  • Knowledge of robotic manufacturing practices and quality systems

About Meta:
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. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

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Robotics Automation Engineer
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