Job Listings : Mechanical Engineer

Company : Facebook
Post Date : 07/28/2017
Type : Full Time

Mechanical Engineer at 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 contract opportunity for a mechanical engineer in our Menlo Park office. Please send your resume to if interested, and please include “Mechanical engineer” in the subject line.

· Rapid prototyping, design, and characterization of new experimental hardware concepts
· Design and characterization of electro-mechanical actuators and haptics devices
· Integrate mechanical and electrical sub-systems, new materials, and accommodate into a variety of form factors

· Experience in and enthusiasm for hands-on experimental hardware and software prototyping and electro-mechanical system integration
· Experience with shop tools and machinery and manufacturing for rapid prototyping (e.g., 3D printer, CNC, etc)
· 3D mechanical CAD tools
· Familiar with characterization of electro-mechanical components
· Adaptable, with the ability to flourish in a nimble, unstructured environment
· Aptitude for multi-disciplinary work
· BS degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
· Background in electronics prototyping (e.g., Arduino, microcontrollers, PCB design, audio circuits)
· Programming and scripting skills
· Exposure to haptics
· Exposure to research projects in academic or industry