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Facebook Developer Relations Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

Intro:

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.

Summary:

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 immense-and 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.

Required Skills:

  1. Drive virtual reality integration.

  2. Support the organization in executing on a vision that brings great virtual reality content and applications to Oculus' mobile platform.

  3. Represent developers as their champion within the Oculus engineering teams, translating developer needs into HW and SW features and capabilities.

  4. Continually expand tools, demo materials and technologies to reduce integration times, improve VR debugging and raise the quality of VR experiences across the board.

  5. Sit down with developers to analyze their existing code and optimize for the Oculus Rift.

  6. Support developers in implementing new SDK builds and adding support for new prototypes.

  7. Support the global team in providing content for shows and events.

  8. Be an expert on, discover, and update the best practices through observation and interactions with VR developers.

  9. Identify and create tools/materials to help minimize the cost and maximize the quality of VR integrations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years of experience with C# or C++ coding for 3D graphics or middleware with experience in shipping products.

  2. Knowledge of 3D mathematics and algorithms.

  3. 3+ years experience of graphics and engine performance optimization.

  4. 3+ years experience with game engine technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience shipping AAA games.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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