Director, Software Engineering

Software Engineering | Menlo Park, CA

Oculus is seeking a dynamic leader to join us as Director, SWE (Oculus) in Menlo Park, CA. This role will own the development of complex, consumer hardware and software products, and will be responsible for scaling the engineering team. The Director, SWE will define and pioneer the future of virtual reality and will succeed through strategic leadership of all Oculus software teams including: infrastructure, platform services, and advanced research.


  • Own all software development efforts for Oculus across multiple projects, platforms, and disciplines
  • Provide deep technical leadership for all Oculus hardware and software products
  • Work cross-functionally with partner technology and business teams to get hardware and software products developed and shipped
  • Collaborate with Oculus leadership to define future products and product enhancements
  • Build, manage, mentor, inspire and retain software engineering teams
  • Grow the organization and ensure that the right structures are in place for future product launches

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in advanced technology management as a software leader building teams and leading organizations through product delivery and commercialization on time and on budget
  • Experience leading, mentoring, and inspiring a consumer technology software organization of 150+ engineers
  • Technical experience and understanding of how full-stack solutions fit together
  • Hands-on leader with ability to go into the details for software architecture and design
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and familiarity around products with cross-functional technical components
  • Understanding of product development processes and proven ability to move from strategy to execution, delivering results

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