Facebook Technical Program Manager - Instagram Creation & Communication in Menlo Park, California


Over 700 million people use Instagram, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to strengthen relationships through shared experiences. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.


Join a collaborative and passionate team working to make the best experiences for people capturing and sharing the World's moments. Our work aims to drive and ship high quality Instagram products to the public. As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a key role within the product and engineering teams, assessing the quality and usability of features going out to production. You will work with multiple teams, internally and externally, to ensure people have the best possible experience capturing moments with Instagram. This is a full-time position based in our main office in Menlo Park. The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable mobile product development, passionate about photography, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the Instagram product and business.

Required Skills:

  1. Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of your team

  2. Understand and own metrics and key performance indicators

  3. Drive internal and external process improvements across engineering group, measuring impact by defining meaningful metrics to meet company quality goals

  4. Help teams understand cross dependencies with efficiency, performance, and quality efforts.

  5. Spot and creatively solve complex, cross-functional operational issues, often unique to each project and third-party vendor

  6. Communicate status and big picture to the project team and management

  7. Ability to map dependencies and relationships between projects and teams

  8. Establish excellent working relations with all partners with an emphasis on unblocking team members when they are stuck, providing day-to-day coordination projects and tasks.

  9. Work independently with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. Organizational and coordination skills along with multitasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.

  3. Understanding of relevant technologies, can explain architectures of main systems.

  4. Communication, coordination, and organizational skills and experience getting things done in a fast-paced environment.

  5. Proven ability to work directly with highly technical engineering teams and senior management.

  6. Interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, experienced engineering group

  7. 2+ years experience in Program Management and Product Management.

  8. Experience in software project life cycle management.

  9. Ability or experience to work at scale, and with 24x7 product engineering teams

  10. Self-motivated, proactive with demonstrated critical thinking capabilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Mobile or start-up environment and technical 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.