Manager, Motion Sensors


Job Description

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.

Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) Sensors Team is helping build novel products in Augmented and Virtual Reality. Facebook AR/VR research and development in Sensors and Sensing Systems is driving the state-of-the-art forward through relentless innovation. Our team explores, develops, and delivers new cutting-edge technologies that serve as the foundation of current and future AR/VR products at Facebook. We are looking for candidates with experience in Motion Sensing Hardware to lead specification, development, and integration within the FRL Sensors Team, while collaborating with experts across multiple domains.

  • Collaborate with other managers, researchers and engineers across both hardware and research teams at Facebook to lead specification, development, and integration of Motion Sensors for AR/VR systems and wearables
  • Lead a team of engineers to help design, setup, and run practical experiments on Motion Sensors such as IMUs, Pressure Sensors, Ultrasonic Transducers and Magnetometers
  • Own development of Motion Sensor specification, qualification requirements, related engineering systems, and hiring
  • Coordinate root-cause analysis and debug efforts, disseminate findings
Minimum Qualification
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related fields
  • 5+ years’ experience with design, development, and prototyping of Motion Sensors for mid to high volume products
  • 2+ years’ technical leadership experience in design, development, and prototyping activities
  • Demonstrated experience in sensor architecture, signal processing, fabrication, packaging, and/or integration of Microelectromechanical (MEMS) Sensors such as Gyroscopes, Accelerometers, Pressure Sensors, Microphones or Ultrasonic Transducers
  • Experience with statistical analysis using MATLAB or Python
  • Demonstrated experience generating high-quality reports and presentations
Preferred Qualification
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related fields
  • 2+ years' experience with scripting environments such as MATLAB and/or Python
  • 2+ years’ experience in embedded software development using C/C++
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a highly cross-functional team environment
  • Experience in design, development, and/or production of consumer electronics devices
  • Familiarity with the emerging Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technologies
  • High levels of creativity and quick problem-solving skills
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