Manager, Software Engineering, Facebook Reality Labs - Release Infrastructure
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Facebook Reality Lab's (FRL) mission is 'To give people the tools to feel connected anytime, anywhere.' The teams working on augmented and virtual reality technologies at Facebook are on a mission to build the next computing platform centered around people. We continue to push the state-of-the-art with groundbreaking research into emerging technologies and hardware that will help bring this vision to life. We are building a team focused on building new products that support this mission. The Fundamentals organization is responsible for empowering all of the engineers who work on AR/VR products by building the tools and systems to build and release products. A strong Fundamentals team is an accelerator for all of our aspirations in AR and VR, and our release infrastructure team works to make sure releases ship on time and deliver a great customer experience. We're looking for an engineering manager to support a number of individuals focused on providing great build, CI, and release tools across a number of our hardware and software products. This manager will drive the Oculus release process across the Quest and PC platforms, SDKs, and companion apps releases. They will partner with product teams to ensure releases are stable and ship on time. The day to day activities include working with release leads on risk management, driving a cultural change towards data driven decision, and identifying opportunities to automate release operations. Longer term, this role should drive a push to automating the entire release process.
Manager, Software Engineering, Facebook Reality Labs - Release Infrastructure Responsibilities
* Help define, build and lead our release infrastructure strategy to deliver world-class products and services, while staying on top of the day-to-day software development.
Drive improvements to our stabilization and release engineering practices to ensure customers reliably receive updates.
Work cross-functionally to design solutions that work across Oculus' product offerings.
Develop a technical roadmap and vision, with guidance to both your team members and your peers.
Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for regular assessment and improvement.
Drive an excellent customer experience, continually raising the bar on functionality, usability, and simplicity.
Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams.
* 3+ years of experience managing engineering teams.
Experience building infrastructure/tools for developers for consumer device, mobile or web development.
Proven track record of building and supporting cross-functional teams.
Experience supporting, coaching, mentoring, and developing engineers.
Experience analyzing, interpreting, and leveraging data to make engineering and product decisions.
Experience architecting, developing, and launching software products and/or services.
Experience with C/C++/Java/PHP/Python or comparable language.
* Experience in release engineering, tools engineering, devops, sre, or related area.
Experience working on consumer devices, both hardware and software.
Experience in Windows, Linux, MAC and/or Android.
About the Facebook company
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
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