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Firmware Verification Engineer

Oculus | Redmond, WA

The Firmware Verification Engineer in AR Hardware will be an integral member of the system design verification engineering (DVE) team that ensures our designs are capable of meeting all product requirements. This position will have the opportunity to influence product design, own a substantial aspect of design verification engineering, and design test protocols with line-of-sight to mass production. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can navigate through the development of test architecture all the way through detailed execution. They are detail-orientated with robust communication skills and comfortable working in a highly visible and highly hands-on problem-solving environment. The candidate will also have a strong ability to communicate to all levels of an organization – from management to technical engineers. You will collaborate with a large breadth of cross-functional disciplines to understand emerging designs and technologies. If you're a C and C++ expert with deep knowledge of computer architecture, an understanding for embedded electronics, and an aptitude for optimization, you'll thrive in our collaborative environment.


  • Work with the hardware engineering and technology teams to understand product design requirements and own definition of verification requirements and development of develop test systems to evaluate functional performance
  • Strengthen the hardware abstraction team in their efforts to provide an API to researchers, experience developers and design validation teams
  • Maintain and improve the existing test infrastructure as well as to help grow and develop new functionality
  • Define and document API functions integrate networking functionality
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders across teams and disciplines to gather requirements and provide targeted solutions
  • Drive real-time testing efforts

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Firmware verification with focus on hardware interactions
  • Experience with driver verification and interactions higher in the stack
  • 5+ years C and C++ experience and industry experience in the last 2 years, including modern C++ features
  • 3+ years experience with one or more level scripting languages such as Python
  • Experience with embedded systems’ architecture and components
  • Experience with performance optimization of algorithms
  • Experience with network protocols

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with hardware abstraction methods
  • Experience with testing of consumer electronics hardware
  • Experience with real-time systems, including real-time testing applications, such as Hardware-in-the-loop
  • Experience with test automation and Instrument communication (Oscilloscopes, cameras etc.)
  • Experience with android development

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