Facebook Horizon Player Value Engineering Manager, Facebook Reality Labs in Des Moines, Iowa
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.
As a Horizon Player Value Engineering Manager, working on FRL Experiences organization at Facebook, you’ll manage a team building application features designed to bring people together via mass-social media-centric experiences. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer and manager with a background building the consumer experience in “two sided marketplaces” of consumers and creators that include sharing and social features, and excitement at the notion of delivering this value to people in the new space of VR. Great leaders in this space might find themselves energetically imagining new ways for people to build their VR identity, and connect with other people in and out of VR. How might content creators construct a brand and build a huge audience? How can a player’s avatar reflect who they are? Opportunities exist to leverage valuable points of intent from Facebook family of core apps and extend them into VR. Experience in 3D interactive technologies is plus, or aptitude for learning these technologies. We are seeking an engineering leader for our Player Value team for project Horizon, Facebook’s social VR platform. You will be leading the team that will build the features that allow Horizon players to craft their identity, inside and outside of VR.
Partner deeply with a team of engineers, product managers and designers to build high quality experiences and architectures that will support a great user journey for AR/VR Media’s customers.
Support and grow engineering team to deliver against product goals.
Define and manage success metrics across teams.
Identify opportunities to share technology across teams/organizations.
Collaborate with other technical and nontechnical teams for success.
Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced environments.
5+ years professional experience as an engineer including hands-on technical team management or leadership.
Experience shipping user-centric products including two-sided marketplace type ecosystems and/or 3D interactive social experiences such as games.
Experience shipping products requiring stringent runtime performance practices, such as complex mobile or 3D applications or games.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field.
Experience working on real-time gameplay mechanics or games systems.
Experience working with large scale full-stack distributed systems.
Virtual reality experience (Rift, Quest, Go, Gear VR, Daydream, VIVE, etc.).
Complex real time networking experience.
Exposure to 3D interactive development.
Experience in game engines such as Unity 3D or Unreal.
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