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A reliability engineering technician

As a reliability engineering technician at Oculus, you will take a critical role in bringing reliable virtual reality to our customers and the world. You will contribute to all aspects of the product lifecycle from characterizing usage of early prototypes to testing of customer facing hardware. You will be responsible for work within the reliability test lab including reliability tests, operation of test equipment, scheduling of equipment maintenance, and equipment calibration. We are looking for someone who can wear multiple hats depending on the task at hand. The ideal candidate has a “can do” attitude with vast experience in reliability engineering, high attention to detail, thirst for knowledge, and an inherent interest in all aspects of consumer electronics.

Responsibilities

  • Characterize usage and stress by utilizing data acquisition equipment including accelerometers, strain gauges, thermocouples, load cells, and high speed cameras
  • Perform a variety of testing including environmental, mechanical, and electrical stresses
  • Analyze data from tests performed
  • Schedule and perform routine maintenance of test equipment
  • Write and document detailed test operating procedures
  • Prepare detailed and concise test reports

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA degree in electronics or a similar field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a comparable test role
  • Experience performing reliability tests including (but not limited to) mechanical, electrical, shock, vibration, environmental, and characterization testing
  • Knowledge of characterization tools including proper procedures to use strain gauges, thermocouples, load cells, and high speed cameras
  • Experience with operating test equipment such as environmental chambers, vibration tables, shock towers, repetitive stress cyclers, and drop towers
  • Experience with creating and maintaining an equipment calibration and maintenance plan
  • Timely execution of tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks with accurate data and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with electronic equipment such as power supplies, electronic loads, and multimeters
  • Familiarity with soldering

Technical Program Manager

At Oculus Research, we’re developing the future of virtual and augmented reality. As a Program Manager, your job will be figuring out what we need to do to build it. You’ll be a critical member of a multi-disciplinary team contributing to our efforts to gain a scientific understanding of haptics, human perception, audio, input, computer vision, optics, display technology, and whatever else we dream up to create the ultimate VR/AR experience. You will work closely with internal Oculus teams, academic institutions, external partners, and vendors to help: define requirements and deliverables, schedule and track project progress, order and manage equipment, coordinate with other internal teams, schedule shared resources, and manage partner relationships. To be successful, you will be eliminating barriers to your team’s success, clearly communicating their work to all stakeholders and ensuring the big picture stays in focus while delving into the details on specific issues. Ideal team members are adaptable and resilient, eager to attack unfamiliar problems with curiosity and tenacity, and able to use a light touch to find ways to help the team be more efficient.

Responsibilities

  • Program Manage our research lab’s efforts to develop VR/AR hardware prototypes.
  • Work with research teams to identify scope, constraints, dependencies, and risks.
  • Develop project schedules to help them to complete research prototypes, user studies, and technology transfer to product teams.
  • Ensure that the information your team needs is complete, current, accurate, and easy to find.
  • Recognize when further information is required and work to provide it.
  • Proactively identify technical, legal, procedural, logistical, and communication issues and drive creative solutions to fix them and manage risk.
  • Identify resources needed and work closely with team leaders to maintain full visibility of the project schedule and potential roadblocks.
  • Work with teams to alleviate project bottlenecks.
  • Coordinate communication between internal and external teams.
  • Drive deliverables from external partners and ensure that they have the information and resources needed to succeed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.
  • At least 6 years of experience as a project manager in research, software development, or hardware development.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with hardware vendors and other external partners, including writing statements of work and negotiating purchase agreements.
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical information to non-experts.
  • Experience building, coordinating, and maintaining schedules across multiple teams, managing shared resources, and coordinating with a legal team on IP or similar issues.
  • Organizational and planning skills, and attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams
  • Track record of transitioning immature or emerging technologies into consumer products.

How to Find Client Partner

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook is looking for the highest caliber executive to spearhead our strategic relationships with large advertisers in the Travel industry based in Southeast Asia. The candidate must have senior executive contacts with some of the key business and marketing decision makers in travel industry, extensive digital knowledge, great communication skills and the ability to deliver high-end deals. Industry experience is preferable but not required. This is a full time position based in Singapore.

Responsibilities

  • Define and drive Facebook’s travel strategy and roadmap to develop business and ultimately forge long term partnerships with the top travel groups in Southeast Asia
  • This would include, but is not limited to, OTAs/Airlines/Tourism boards/ridesharing companies across the region
  • Prospect and penetrate client, media and advertising organizations to obtain both performance and branded advertising
  • Build a broad set of senior client relationships and connect to Board of Director business objectives
  • Develop and execute the vertical strategy to ensure growth and achievement of key accounts (regional/local) and revenue objectives
  • Provide timely and accurate forecasts and clear visibility on sales and revenue performance by actively managing the pipeline of opportunities and weekly sales forecasts
  • Drive the highest levels of client service and improve relationships and process
  • Build and maintain senior level clients by identifying incremental and business transformation opportunities
  • Collaborate with internal, cross market/regional teams to ensure product improvement, transfer knowledge, improving process/client relationship
  • Actively participate as a key member in the Southeast Asia vertical team and collaborate with regional counterparts, global teams where appropriate, embracing company culture, mission, and strategy
  • Develop, retain and motivate ‘pod’ team, work closely with agency team counterparts to support on insight vision and development of new accounts
  • Act as the spokesperson for Facebook at relevant industry events
  • Publish relevant industry findings and build thought leadership for Facebook in travel

Company Investigator

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

As a company investigator at Facebook, you will be responsible for any matter that may be a potential violation of law or company policy. The responsibility of our company investigators is to conduct a prompt, thorough, and fair investigation comprising background research, investigative interviews, and de-brief meetings in partnership with Employment Law, Security, HR Business Partners, Internal Audit, and the business.

Key to success in this role will be the ability to work effectively across geographical and cultural boundaries with an ability to discern systemic issues revealed during the investigative process. Investigators must be able to articulate issues to the business in the form of findings and conclusions so that long-term solutions can be developed and applied. Additionally, company investigators will work closely with the Learning and Development team to develop and deliver compliance education programs and trainings designed proactively to address workplace issues.

This is a full-time role located in the United States, and will involve travel when investigations take place across Facebook’s global offices.

Responsibilities

  • Manage investigations end-to-end, including intake meetings, background research, investigative interviews, and debrief meetings with leadership.
  • Partner with Employment Law, Security, HRBPs, Internal Audit, and businesses to conduct a prompt, thorough, and fair investigation.
  • Remain respectful and diplomatic in the face of difficult and uncomfortable situations surrounding an investigation.
  • Help to develop long-term solutions for systemic issues
  • Work with Learning and Development to develop and deliver compliance education programs and other trainings designed to proactively address workplace issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of experience handling internal company investigations with exposure to Employee Relations/Human Resources
  • Facilitation and training experience
  • Ability to travel at least 30 – 40%