Facebook Technical Program Manager (Software), Building 8 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:
Building 8 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 Technical Program Manager (Software) who will be responsible to scope and deliver large scale software projects. The successful candidate will have strong technical program management background and experience in bringing new products to market. This is a full time position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Scope and deliver large scale projects end-to-end.

  2. Understanding requirements from internal and external stakeholders, communicating requirements, develop and drive project schedules and manage the launch.

  3. Coordinate development efforts across internal teams and partners.

  4. Make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time to market.

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 program management.

  3. 3+ years of coding experience in C and/or C++.

  4. Experience in delivery and commercialization in smart phone (Android, iOS) and/or consumer electronics devices.

  5. NPI experience and/or a demonstrated ability to ship first-of products important to the role.

    1. Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical individuals.

    2. Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on projects.

Industry: Internet

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