FRL Audio - Research Software Engineer

FRL Audio - Research Software Engineer

31 Jan 2021
Washington, Redmond, 98052 Redmond USA

FRL Audio - Research Software Engineer

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Come invent the future! At Facebook Reality Labs, software development is vital to turbocharging our scientific explorations and generating viable paths to the consumer products people will use for decades to come - products that will literally give people super powers. If you are an experienced software engineer with machine learning experience and a passion for audio technology, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment. Join a world-class team of pioneers experimenting with breakthrough audio technology. Partner with expert research scientists, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and other brilliant software minds to build cutting-edge prototypes and create the technology that makes AR/VR universal. Step into the adventure of a lifetime, as we make science fiction real and change the world.

  • Work side by side with research scientists to optimize and integrate cutting edge research into prototypes that demonstrate value and guide roadmaps of future AR/VR products
  • Independently identify and execute deep learning model improvements through data analysis and domain knowledge
  • Analyze, evaluate, design, develop, integrate, debug and test realtime AR and VR audio software for advanced prototypes and user experiences
  • Build software, tools, platforms, infrastructure and documentation that enable research scientists to be more effective and efficient
  • Mentor researchers and other team members on software engineering best practices, tips and techniques
  • Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines, making the architectural trade offs required to rapidly deliver software solutions
  • Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
  • Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR/VR problem solving

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computational complexity, algorithm design, low level computer architecture, software design
  • 3+ years experience with deep-learning frameworks, such as Pytorch or Tensorflow
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and evaluating working and end-to-end prototypical learning systems
  • Proficiency in C/C and Python
  • Minimum five years of professional programming experience in building real-time, performance sensitive systems
  • Experience shipping at least one product of high complexity using standard software development toolsets such as source control and continuous integration systems

  • Background in digital signal processing or audio programming
  • Experience with game engines such as Unreal and Unity
  • Familiarity with audio engines such as Wwise or FMOD
  • Audioweaver or MATLAB experience
  • AR/VR development background

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.

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