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Meta Director, Glove in Boston, Massachusetts


Reality Labs Research is searching for a leader of our haptic glove research program. The ideal candidate will have a background in haptic research, engineering integration programs, and human computing interface work. The candidate should be comfortable working across research, hardware and software functions. The candidate should be passionate about the applications for augmented and virtual reality applications.

Required Skills:

Director, Glove Responsibilities:

  1. Set, manage, and drive development of our haptic glove roadmap and help advance technology and research to achieve it

  2. Engage cross-functionally with product management, leadership, and engineers to develop achieve the roadmap

  3. Drive program reviews with management with stakeholders

  4. Lead product architecture for glove

  5. Champion the work of the glove team within Meta

  6. Communicate technology and roadmap strategy effectively to both internal and external stakeholders

  7. Evaluate and organize the various teams working on glove to ensure optimal work alignment and outcomes

  8. Work closely with design and user research to develop and validate the glove program experiences

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years of experience in a research organization or academic institution

  2. PhD in mechanical engineering, robotics, biomechanics or related engineering field

  3. 5+ years experience in architecting and managing complex hardware system projects

Public Compensation:

$209,000/year to $272,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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