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Meta Research Science Manager in Redmond, Washington


Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. Instructions on how to apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Research Science Manager Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit, lead and mentor a team of research scientists, research engineers, and post-doc researchers to fulfill Sensors and Systems Research Team’s mission.

  2. Participate and contribute to Sensors and Systems Research Team’s overall technology roadmap development, strategic decision formation, and overall team growth.

  3. Initiate and lead new custom sensor and sensing modality conceptualization and specification formulation.

  4. Lead integrating custom-designed image sensor bringing up, validation, calibration, and system prototyping activities.

  5. Create IP portfolio that capture all aspects of sensors and system research technology breakthroughs.

  6. Position includes 15% domestic and international travel.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Employer will accept a Ph.D degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering Sciences, or related field and one year of experience in the job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Position requires one year of experience in the following:

  2. Image sensors, 2D and 3D image sensors, advanced photonics, machine perception and computer vision systems

  3. New image sensor design and development from conception to image sensor bringing up and system level integration

  4. Supporting image sensor application developments from cross-functional teams including camera module team, system integration team, and algorithm development team

  5. Design and implementation of image sensor features and functions such as micro lens/color filter array design methodology, device simulation with TCAD in advanced CMOS image sensor process nodes, image sensor readout analog front-end design, and ADC design experience using Cadence Virtuoso

  6. Programming languages such as C and C++

  7. Simulation and modeling experience with scripting languages such as Python or Matlab

  8. Image sensor characterization

  9. Image sensor productions and system integration

  10. Management experience with technical teams, or experience as a technical lead or project manager

  11. Mentoring junior team members and contributing to organizational development

Public Compensation:

$288,934/year to $325,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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