Software Development Engineer in Test, Facebook Reality Labs

AR/VR | Menlo Park, CA - Seattle, WA

The Facebook Reality Labs team builds hardware and platforms to let you experience anything, anywhere, with anyone. AR and VR’s potential to connect the world is immense—and we’re just getting started. Our AR/VR 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. 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 Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Facebook Reality Labs, you'll ensure the delivery of a high-quality software and platform for our product lines. Our SDETs are composed of one part software/hardware engineer, one part program manager, one part quality assurance. You'll be responsible for building and executing automated testing and infrastructure across multiple products and platforms. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented engineer with cross-functional skills, has the ability to build great hardware and software products and improve engineering and testing efficiency. Your efforts will ensure the release of AR/VR products that will delight our customers.


  • Create and implement high-quality automated tests to verify release readiness
  • Design and implement automated test frameworks and tools to fill test gaps
  • Investigate automated test failures to ensure high signal from our automated tests
  • Manage contingent engineers on the team to ensure high output volume
  • Track effectiveness and coverage of automated tests
  • Partner with infrastructure and feature engineering teams to ensure automation is fully enabled
  • Independently drive goals as a project manager - tracking and reporting on status, escalating risks, and finding solutions to obstacles
  • Evangelize and drive a culture of quality within Facebook AR/VR by advocating for high quality, quickly escalating issues found by automation or blocking test execution, and helping other teams understand the importance of testing

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience debugging software and/or hardware
  • Python, JavaScript, PHP or Java or C/C++ or equivalent language
  • Experience with black box or white box testing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing and building automation lab infrastructure
  • Experience designing and building automated test frameworks
  • Experience with QA strategy development and execution
  • Experience reporting progress and results to stakeholders

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