Facebook Technical Program Manager, Engineering 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:
Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you think about technology as a way to increase efficiency and change how business operates? We are looking for candidates that share our passion for tackling complexity head-on, to help build platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude. As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a key role within infrastructure engineering, driving huge projects that span the organization. Our team is comprised of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, from new grads to industry veterans. Relevant experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude. Facebook's infrastructure is constantly redefining what is possible, and we need program managers that can do the same. This is a full-time position based in our main office in Menlo Park and will report to the Group Technical Program Manager.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage cross-functional infrastructure software engineering programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas.

  2. Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery

  3. Provide hands on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases

  4. Perform risk management and change management on projects.

  5. Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks

  6. Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

  7. Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.

  8. Help drive product decisions to align with higher company initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.

    1. At least four years of software engineering, systems engineering or similar experience, in addition to at least two years of project/program management experience.

    2. Experience with external facing production systems for high traffic websites and services.

    3. Ability or experience to work at scale, and with 24x7 production operations

    4. Strong communication skills and experience working with highly technical management teams.

    5. Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.

    6. Ability to motivate and focus a large collaboration to reach challenging goals.

    7. Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.

    8. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, exposure to large-scale systems and experience writing code.

    9. Preferred experience/skills:

    10. Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience a big plus.

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.