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 atheart. 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.
Building 8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA- style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Supply Chain Engineering (SCE) Team has the responsibility for evaluating technologies and identifying supply chain solutions that allow Building 8 to deliver products to market at scale. Building 8 seeks a SCE Lead for Vision Systems focused on manufacturing test, test development, and supplier qualification. We are looking for a slightly impatient individual willing to face down their fear of failure toaccomplish bold things. The role of a SCE Vision Systems Lead is complex must be led by someone who is both technically proficient to work with the engineering design teams, but also experienced in supply chain and manufacturing test to bring that technology into the marketplace. Specific hardware and technology development will be done by Engineering teams however the SCE Vision Systems Lead must have demonstrated knowledge of vision components and systems, understanding key factors in both the development and manufacturing aspects of machine vision and consumer imaging products. Your role will be to act as the interface between the Building 8 Engineering, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing teams to implement and execute comprehensive vision test solutions for our products. This is a full- time position based in our Menlo Park office.