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Facebook Software Development Engineer in Test, Horizon in Boston, Massachusetts


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.


The Horizon team at Facebook Reality Labs is building an ever-expanding metaverse of immersive experiences. Our vision for Horizon is a global-scale UGC platform that connects creators and users in novel ways, beyond the constraints of the physical world. Horizon’s living virtual worlds are unique interactive places for participants to engage in common interests and discover new passions. In Horizon, people can craft and express unique identities and build new kinds of connections and communities. We are driven to create a safe and compelling virtual universe for never-ending exploration, limited only by the imaginations of its participants. Our journey is just beginning, come join us.As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) in Horizon, you'll ensure the delivery of world-class product quality for our software platform. In this role, you will be designing and implementing scalable test and automation solutions from the ground up utilizing Facebook’s state of the art infrastructure and device labs. You will enable other engineering teams in Horizon to take control of their own product quality. The right candidate will be meticulous about software quality, champion developer efficiency, and have a demonstrated proficiency in building test automation frameworks and tooling.

Required Skills:

  1. Design, build, and maintain test automation solutions that are robust and scalable

  2. Enable and drive engineering teams to build automation at scale

  3. Implement better engineering solutions to increase automation code effectiveness and framework flexibility to enable cross-functional teams’ automation needs

  4. Create prototypes and work with cross-functional partners for new innovative automation methodologies and technologies

  5. Be the advocate for testability, drive best engineering practices and defect prevention

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  2. 5+ years of relevant experience in automation development

  3. Familiar with various tools or infrastructure used in automation

  4. Experience in Python/C++/Java development

  5. Collaboration experience with cross-functional teams to define automation solution for new features

  6. Experience multi-tasking and adapting to change

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with VR, 3D, game development, and content production

  2. Experience building automation solutions for consumer electronics products

  3. Proficient understanding of automation methodologies and practice

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