Job Listings : Signal processing prototyping engineer

Company : Facebook
Post Date : 05/15/2017
Type : Full Time

Signal processing prototyping engineer @ Building 8 within Facebook

Building 8 is a division within Facebook that brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content, working on seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The Building 8 team applies DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development, and operates on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses.

Our project within Building 8 has a full-time (2 year term) or internship opportunity for a signal processing prototyping engineer in our Menlo Park office. Please send your resume to if interested.


Develop signal processing algorithms for experimental hardware
Rapid prototyping and testing of algorithms in functioning hardware
Design and conduct user studies to verify algorithms
Optimize algorithms based on results from user studies and perception studies and hardware updates


Strong programming and scripting skills (e.g., MATLAB)
Experience in and enthusiasm for hands-on experimental work involving software and hardware prototyping
Graduate-level coursework or experience in signal processing
Adaptable, with the ability to flourish in a nimble, unstructured environment
Aptitude for multi-disciplinary work
BS degree in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge or experience in speech processing and audio signal processing (especially back-end speech recognition techniques)
Exposure to machine learning and neural networks
Experience designing and conducting user studies
Experience in bio-statistics
MS or PhD degree