Product Design Engineering Manager, VR Hardware

Facebook Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 weeks ago

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The VR Hardware team is looking for an experienced Product Design (Mechanical) Engineering Manager to lead a diverse team of engineers to design the next stage of Oculus headsets. As a Product Design Engineering Manager, you will play a critical role in bringing VR to our customers.

Our ideal candidate has experience leading hardware teams to ship consumer devices and has a passion for building great teams and developing people. This is a complex and operationally challenging role that will afford the opportunity to lead the development of technologies that have the potential to change the way humans communicate and interact regardless of distance. This is a full-time position.

Product Design Engineering Manager, VR Hardware Responsibilities

  • Manage engineers working on complex VR Hardware devices for consumers

Work closely with dedicated recruiting staff to expand the team, participating in conferences/events, and onboarding new employees

Understand technical architectures, long term and short term planning, hardware roadmapping, and other issues to create comprehensive plans for prioritizing technical and resourcing challenges

Assess employee performance frequently, address under-performance, and recognize and promote performance

Partner with product management, technical program management, manufacturing, operations and other engineering groups to facilitate effective collaboration between teams

Help engineers develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, strengths, and work styles

Willingness to travel upwards of 10%, domestic and international, to support builds, meet with suppliers, and work with a multi-site hardware team

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree
    8+ years experience in shipping consumer electronics with knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals

2+ years of experience managing teams of mechanical engineers

Creative thinking and experience delivering in a new product category

Experience working closely with contract manufacturers and other suppliers in Asia

Knowledge of state-of-the art mechanical design and simulation tools, prototyping tools, manufacturing technologies and materials

Experience providing technical contributions to innovation-driven product design teams

Experience working with UX, ID, manufacturing, reliability, and other cross-functional teams

Proven communication skills to inspire your team and convey technical details to diverse audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience managing teams of mechanical engineers

Proficiency with NX and TeamCenter

Experience with Optical Systems, depth sensors, image sensors

Experience with Human Factors, wearable technologies and technical soft goods

Experience designing products with complex thermal systems

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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.

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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.



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