Test Engineer

Infrastructure | Zurich, Switzerland

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. As a Test Engineer at Oculus, you will wield the tools to build our bridge to the VR universe. You will be responsible for electrical and mechanical labs and use them to design prototype hardware and test fixtures. You will commission, maintain, and operate measurement and test equipment. You will be involved in validation and testing of our latest prototype assemblies, processing test data, and documenting the results.


  • Manage and maintain our state-of-the-art electrical and mechanical labs.
  • Commission, interface, validate and operate complex measurement and test equipment.
  • Develop test procedures and collect datasets.
  • Validation, testing, and benchmarking of virtual reality prototypes.
  • Post-processing of test data, documentation.
  • Develop and fabricate electrical and mechanical prototype fixtures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years industry experience in electronics or automation, and a BSc or MSc degree in electrical engineering / mechatronics (or a similar qualification).
  • Proficient in the operation and validation of test equipment.
  • A track record of creativity and rigorous attention to detail in making complex measurements.
  • Experience in electrical and mechanical prototyping, assembly (soldering, CAD, etc.).
  • Experience in data processing and analysis using C++, MATLAB or Python.
  • Good programming skills (C++) are important to interface prototypes and test equipment, and to collaborate efficiently with the team.
  • Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration, along with a good command of spoken and written English to communicate with our international team of engineers.
  • You are independent, reliable, and you enjoy working in a dynamic environment at the forefront of the next generation of virtual reality systems.

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