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Job Details

This is an individual contributor role for an experienced hardware engineer/engineering lead that will be working on state-of-the-art AR Hardware. The person in this role will serve in a few capacities: tackling longer-term and cross-product hardware workstreams in partnership with teams like; Systems Engineering, Product Management, and technology teams. They will handle new engineering work that emerges outside existing roles and responsibilities on the team, adding engineering leadership and bandwidth to critical issues or under-resourced problems as they come up. In addition this person will improve the organization’s efficiency with efforts around ‘better engineering’, knowledge-sharing, community-building, and engineering process.This is a complex and operationally challenging role that will afford the opportunity to impact and steer the development of technologies that have the potential to make people feel more connected and more present.

Hardware Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Find opportunities to drive a more consistent approach to developing products across the organization
  • Support hardware program and engineering leads on hot-topic issues in their programs
  • Step into gaps and support as a high-level individual contributor, especially in areas that aren’t fully covered by existing teams
  • Build systems for leveraging knowledge across the organization's teams in design, development, and manufacturing
  • Debug and improve processes for tracking hardware risk, cost, etc
  • Build and improve internal tools, specifically to maximize efficiency of engineering roles across the organization
  • Build and support cross-product technical communities

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Engineering experience with cameras, displays, batteries, and other sensors.
  • Demonstrated domain knowledge in compute & systems development, proven track record in building technology and product development.
  • 5+ years of experience as a hardware lead/leader working across one or more of the following areas: electrical, mechanical, systems and software.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Direct experience developing technology strategy for consumer hardware.
  • Experience with 3D design modeling and physical prototyping.
  • Experience integrating RF technologies such as WIFI, BT, GPS, etc.
  • Experience leading and driving mechanical design from concept, through design for manufacture, assembly, and test.
  • Experience leading and driving electrical design development from schematic capture, PCB layout through assembly.
  • Experience with digital circuit design and various communications protocols such as I2C, UART, SPI, USB, MIPI, I2S, etc.
  • Experience in working with JDM partners in the design, manufacture, testing and delivery of next generation hardware solutions.

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.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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Hardware Engineer
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