Software Engineer, Core Systems (Oculus)

Facebook Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 5 days ago

The Oculus team at Facebook builds the VR hardware and platform to let you experience anything, anywhere, with anyone. Additionally, Facebook has teams dedicated to building social experiences in VR that make it easier to spend time with your friends, wherever they are.

Virtual reality's potential to connect the world is immenseand we're just getting started. Oculus Research is driving the state of the art forward with breakthrough work in computer vision, advanced optics, eye tracking, mixed reality, and new ways to map the human body. Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems.

Come work alongside expert software engineers and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world. As a software engineer on the Oculus Core OS team, you will be a key contributor to developing the first generations of standalone VR headsets and providing Oculus' customers the first purpose-built devices to experience anything, anywhere, with anyone.

You will collaborate with engineers and product managers across Oculus, Facebook, and partner companies to identify and solve a diverse set of technical challenges across the full technology stack: hardware, firmware, kernel, frameworks and applications. You will have the opportunity to define the total user experience for a brand-new category of computing systems.


  • Develop core operating system boot, kernel and service frameworks for standalone VR headsets

Partner with vision, EE and hardware engineers to build the most comfortable VR tracking and input technologies

Collaborate with user experience engineers and PMs to translate OS interface motifs from 2D to VR

Implement the infrastructure needed to support a family of standalone VR products


  • BS degree in computer science or related field
    2+ years of programming experience in C++ / C
    2+ years experience in the following: device driver development or embedded systems, or operating systems


  • Experience in native systems development

Experience with manufacturing and provisioning processes for mobile devices

Experience developing HAL and device drivers for embedded Linux or Android

Experience performing hardware bring-up

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Software Engineer, Core Systems (Oculus)