Facebook Manager, Software Engineering Storage Hardware in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. 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 empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


The Manager of Software Engineering, Storage Hardware will build and lead teams that design, build, test and successfully implement a wide range of software that enable our storage hardware projects. The team gathers requirements with internal and external stakeholders, designs/develops software/hardware, creates product/implementation roadmaps, identifies risks and clearly communicates with stakeholders from all levels.

We look for managers who can adapt quickly to a fast-growing and evolving environment, build an environment that develops people & behavior and allows the team to learn and grow.

We operate in a fast-paced, challenging and fun environment! We are passionate about identifying, developing and delivering the next generation disruptive infrastructure technologies. We work together as one team to deliver on our commitments. We challenge the status quo and every member of our team every day internally and externally. We always search for ways to drive innovation, scale & efficiencies into and across our infrastructure.

A successful leader on the hardware engineering team has a leadership style putting the company and the team first, a proven track record of solid execution, great business acumen, a high bar for excellence, the ability to drive innovation, great communication skills, a penchant for giving & receiving feedback, and strong cross-functional and supplier partnership skills.

The individual in this role will work with her/his peers to set the vision, create the roadmap & engineering deliverables and ensure the successful deployment of these products/technologies into our data centers globally. This is an intellectually complex & operationally challenging role that will be an opportunity to lead the way the technology industry designs & deploys hardware infrastructure at scale!

Given the magnitude, complexity and impact of Facebook, the individual in this role must be an exceptional leader with superior technical aptitude and an intrinsic ambition for and skill at building & growing an industry-leading organization that consistently delivers world-class infrastructure. We have an organization where every individual has the opportunity to do their best work on very impactful projects.

This position will be based at Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Inspire & lead the Storage Hardware Software Engineering team

  2. Focus on developing engineering talent with the proper exposure to new technologies, coaching/mentoring and challenging them to deliver the right business outcomes

  3. Collaborate with storage application software teams, capacity planning, and other HW engineering disciplines at FB

  4. Lead software developments across several types of storage hardware projects

  5. Work with external partners to build requirements and deliver firmware for storage projects

  6. Perform regular code reviews and improve the software engineering quality of the team

  7. Support the development of project schedules and milestones based on the product requirements, technical challenges and business needs

  8. Manage communication within and between hardware teams, application software teams as well as qualification, capacity planning, and program management

  9. Engage with the various teams across FB to identify, scope, constraints, dependencies, risk management in the delivery of global projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  2. Minimum of 7 years experience as a software leader

  3. 5+ years experience coding in C++ and/or C

  4. Leadership experience in leading individuals and facilitating teams to find solutions to problems

  5. Experience operating autonomously and across multiple teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with Linux storage stack

  2. Knowledge of storage media (HDD, Flash, etc.)

  3. Proven experience developing and releasing storage products

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 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.