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Facebook Systems Integration Engineering Lead in Des Moines, Iowa


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook Reality Labs are developing the future of Augmented Reality & smart wearables. Our team has the responsibility for taking breakthrough concepts and delivering them to market at scale. We are seeking an innovative Systems Integration Engineering Lead that has passion for shipping compelling products. This position requires someone who has expertise working with product teams and shipping consumer hardware, and has proven ability to work collaboratively with cross functional partners to manage system requirements. We are looking for a candidate that can lead execution of core development while providing clear and effective communication to remove barriers across the team.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead integration of complex systems across multiple domains for mass production of consumer electronics products

  2. Drive system integration work streams for productization of advanced features necessary to deliver key product requirements and resolve technical project challenges

  3. Engage effectively with Product Management, cross-functional engineering leads, engineering managers, and technical program managers to develop processes that advance the product development

  4. Identify opportunities and technologies that improve product performance and user experience

  5. Drive resolution of technical issues by working with the cross-functional teams, such as, Mechanical, SW, Technology teams, EHS, Legal, Partnerships and vendors

  6. Drive validation and maturity of new technologies, and collaborate with the product team to integrate new features into products

  7. Communicate processes, technology, and plans effectively to both internal and external stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS in electrical engineering, optical engineering, computer science or equivalent experience

  2. 5+ years of experience in product development and shipping consumer electronics products

  3. Experience in developing advanced systems in collaboration with EE, FW, PD, and sensor systems, while keeping a holistic view of how technical decisions map to customer experience

  4. Experience in leading technical teams, cross-functional groups and vendors against project plans

  5. Familiarity with typical consumer electronics product development lifecycle

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MS in electrical engineering, optical engineering, computer science or equivalent experience

  2. Demonstrated experience bringing new technologies and product categories to market

  3. Expert in one or more subsystems in typical consumer electronics products such as camera, display, audio, SOC/Compute, sensors, power etc.

  4. Experience leveraging technical and product development experience and strong cross-collaboration relationships to influence product direction

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at