Facebook Software Program Manager in Zurich, Switzerland


As a Software Program Manager at Oculus, you will play a key role in defining and driving highly complex, cross-functional features. You will lead execution on all phases of the software development lifecycle, planning requirements, managing schedules, identifying and tracking risks, and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop project schedules based on product requirements, technical challenges, and business needs

  2. Manage communication within and between software, hardware, and computer vision teams

  3. Work with teams to set milestones, communicate project statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks

  4. Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and product development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment

  5. Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables including specifications and test plans

  6. Ensure project documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review

  7. Engage with cross-functional teams to identify constraints, dependencies, risks/issues, and to deliver software features

  8. Identify resources needed and work closely with the team leads to maintain full visibility of multiple projects, ensuring resource gaps are addressed efficiently

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

  2. At least 5 years experience as a program manager working in a cross-functional software development environment.

  3. Hardware/Software integration experience in a consumer electronics or robotics environment.

  4. An understanding of software development processes and best practices

  5. Knowledge with project and issue tracking systems

  6. Proven ability to operate autonomously across multiple teams

  7. Up to 20% travel

Industry: Internet