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Mechanical Engineering Manager

Company: Oculus
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), our goal is to explore, innovate and design novel interfaces and hardware subsystems for the next generation of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences. We are looking for a skilled and motivated Mechanical Engineering Manager to join and lead a Mechanical Engineering team or teams of MEs, whose mission is to design, build, and test prototype electro-mechanical systems for future consumer VR and AR experiences. You will lead an engineer function exploring new concepts through fast iterative prototyping, application of new research, and developing novel solutions for user-machine interactions. You will work cross-functionally with teams that will dynamically change depending on the problem and potentially include mechanical, optical, firmware, software, and research experts. We want people who work well in teams, can brainstorm big ideas, work in new technology areas, are able to drive a concept into a design, and tolerate a high degree of ambiguity. Your primary role will include leading a team of MEs and providing technical leadership on one of many prototyping efforts. The chosen candidate will work with a diverse and highly interdisciplinary team of researchers and engineers and will have access to cutting edge technology, resources, and testing facilities.

  • Lead Mechanical Engineering activities in a cross-functional hardware team
  • Lead a team that will drive the exploration of new electrical engineering solutions in power delivery and reclamation systems, including flexible battery solutions and energy conversion
  • Manage a wide variety of stakeholders while leading process definition
  • Collaborating in a team environment across engineering disciplines
  • Incubating new technologies into research prototypes
  • Provide assignments, direction and manage priorities to team
  • Provide management, career guidance and mentorship to team
    • 5+ years of experience along with a BS in Energy Systems/Thermodynamics/Heat Transfer/Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years experience managing a team of engineers
    • Experience with CAD modeling and parametric design
    • Experience with energy storage and a background in battery technologies
    • Organization and documentation skills are key in order to share, refine, and iterate designs in the future
      • 10+ years of experience with an MS in Energy Systems, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience
      • 7+ years experience managing multiple teams
      • Experience with a wide variety of materials such as elastomers, thin film composites, or soft goods
      • Proven track record leading cross functional teams to execute product development on schedule
      • Proven track record of managing careers and careers development for led teams
      • Experience working independently and managing priorities resulting in creative/innovative solutions to novel problems 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 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

Keywords: Oculus, Redmond , Mechanical Engineering Manager, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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