Senior Software Architect - Facebook Reality Labs, Augmented Reality

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

You can submit up to three job applications every 90 days. Be sure to apply for roles that strongly match your skills and work experience.Facebook Reality Lab's mission is 'To give people the tools to feel connected anytime, anywhere.' We are building the next computing platform, focusing on Augmented Reality (AR), to enhance and deepen human connection. We continue to push the state-of-the-art with groundbreaking research into emerging technologies, hardware and operating systems to bring this vision to life. Our team builds foundational AR applications, services and experiences that help our users better connect with the people, places and objects they care about. As a Software Engineer in Facebook Reality Labs, you will lead 0 to 1 development of our flagship AR products. You will work across organizations and disciplines, threading together newly developed technologies to create delight mixed reality experiences. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer who has the ability to bridge the gap between delightful design and technology (specific to 3D interactive applications or games), with a passion for mixed reality and rapid iterative product development. This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build the next computing platform.Senior Software Architect - Facebook Reality Labs, Augmented Reality (AR) Responsibilities* Lead multiple teams to create new augmented reality experiences, and help advance technology and research roadmapsOwn product architecture and collaborate with partners to set the technical directionCommunicate technology and product strategy effectively to both internal and external stakeholdersWork closely with cross-functional teams, including platform and tooling engineering, design, research, and hardwareMinimum Qualifications* BSc, MSc or PhD in Computer Science10+ years in software development experience developing, debugging, and shipping software products on large code bases that span platforms and toolsExperience developing cross-platform and/or native desktop apps, and shellsExperience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance, communicating insights and ideas across organizations5+ years of experience in C/C++5+ years of experience in other languages: Java, C#, Swift, Kotlin, RustPreferred Qualifications* Experience on app fundamentals (lifecycle, testability, performance, telemetry, diagnostics, power/CPU/memory consumption)Experience with AR/VR/MR Frameworks (ARKit, ARCore, Holokit, ReactVR, WebVR, etc)Experience with AR/VR/MR Hardware (Quest, Rift, HoloLens, Vive, Go, Gear VR, etc)Experience with 3D Engines (Unity, Unreal, OpenGL, etc.) and gamesExperience developing APIs, SDKs and developer toolsExperience building for wearablesLocationsAbout the Facebook companyFacebook'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.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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