Facebook Internationalization (i18n) Program Manager in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
Languages and local experiences are key to Facebook’s mission of connecting the World. Facebook is currently available in more than 100 languages with over 80% of our users located outside North America, and we continue to grow internationally. If that gets you excited, we have a unique opportunity to join a dynamic team and help us to be local at a global scale! As a technical program manager in internationalization (i18n) you will be the internal advocate to ensure Facebook feels local for people around the world. You will own the local language experience for more than a billion people. The ideal candidate is passionate about i18n, has significant experience in software development and shipping products to world-wide audiences.

Required Skills:

  1. Design and implement features and creative solutions that enable people to connect on Facebook in the language of their choice

  2. Enable local experiences that help people engage with their communities

  3. Create a framework for data inspired product and design decisions

  4. Ensure that language and local market requirements are understood and supported from a technical perspective

  5. Evangelize i18n best practices and standards internally - raise awareness with and educate the Facebook engineering community

  6. Represent Facebook at industry forums

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrate communication skills.

  2. B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent experience

  3. Previous experience (3+ years) as a product manager, technical program manager or i18n software engineer

    1. Hands-on experience with relevant technical i18n concepts and practices

    2. Understanding of the technical architecture of scalable web applications

    3. Experience designing user interfaces – ability to create examples through wire frames and mock-ups

    4. Ability to process and analyze data sets, and interpret them to make business decisions

    5. Knowledge about Facebook's products and business.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of JavaScript, PHP, XHTML and SQL

  2. Knowledge of additional languages (other than English)

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.