Facebook Lead ME Architect, Building8 in Menlo Park, California

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Building8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Building8 seeks a Lead ME Architect who has experience in leading mechanical engineering teams for consumer electronics and mobile products. We are looking for a slightly impatient individual willing to face down their fear of failure to accomplish bold things. This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Technical lead for the Building 8 mechanical engineering team.

  2. End-to-end ownership of product architecture from concept to launch.

  3. Establish product design process, best practices and tools for the organization.

  4. Drive road map for materials, manufacturing processes.

  5. Collaborate closely with the industrial design and the supply chain NPI teams.

  6. Leverage ODM/CMs to maximize the focus of our internal resources on adding value and differentiation to our product.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience in companies across industries.

  2. Experience in architecting and designing consumer electronics and mobile products.

  3. Technical leader with knowledge of state of the art mechanical design and simulation tools, prototyping tools, manufacturing technologies and materials.

    1. Experience with audio and video products.

    2. Experience working with ODM and CM, as well as JDM development, leading their technical teams.

    3. Demonstrated ability to technically lead innovation-driven entrepreneurial product design teams.

    4. Collaboration skills, with experience working with UX and ID teams.

Industry: Internet

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