Software Engineer – Android Kernel & Frameworks

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  • United States, Redmond, WA View on Map
  • Post Date : October 14, 2020
  • Apply Before : November 13, 2020
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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 Research (FRL-R) brings together a world-class R&D team of researchers, developers, and engineers to build the future of connection within virtual and augmented reality. We’re developing all the technologies needed to enable breakthrough AR glasses. The Surreal Vision research group at FRL-R is seeking exceptional Software Engineers to work on Project Aria and contribute to solving device SW challenges on the path to building future machine perception enabled wearable devices.We’re looking for candidates who are passionate about software development and the Android Platform, with solid experience in the Kernel and Framework layer of the Android Operating System (not just application layer). A successful candidate in this role is self-driven, creative and doesn’t mind delving into different areas of the stack. This person will take initiative and should be willing to execute consistently in an agile, fast-paced environment.

  • Build on AOSP. Set technical direction for significant system improvements
  • Work closely with product management, application software engineers and partners to understand requirements, specify interfaces for new software frameworks, and architect AR/VR specific enhancements
  • Define and develop APIs in the system-level framework layer that allow other layers of the stack to implement compelling and performant use case specific to AR/VR use cases
  • Work closely with hardware engineers to implement/adapt kernel drivers
  • Work with Application and Platform teams to debug functional, performance and stability issues across the stack
  • Participate in design reviews and code reviews for the team

  • 3+ years of experience with Android development or a combination of Android and embedded Linux
  • Experience with Android internals or frameworks services
  • Experience with AOSP (Android Open Source Project)
  • Experience with shipping high quality consumer products
  • Experience with coding in both C/C++ and Java
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

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