Software Engineer, Social VR

Software Engineering | London, United Kingdom

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. As a software engineer for Social VR at Oculus, you'll be working at the forefront of building the future of social interaction in VR. We’re looking for talented engineers passionate about product and working on cutting edge technologies.


  • Help deliver exceptional virtual reality experiences.
  • Improve code quality and stability.
  • Optimise experiences to run on a myriad of devices.
  • Own major areas of the codebase.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar field
  • Experience with C/C++, JavaScript or C# development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with interactive 3D graphics development
  • Experience with real-time networked application development
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience programming on low-level systems
  • Experience with CPU and GPU optimisation
  • Experience with Android optimisation
  • Experience with native Android development
  • Experience with React development

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