Facebook Technical Program Manager, Instagram Business Platform in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Over a billion people use Instagram, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to connect people to the people and interests they love. 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.

Summary:

Join a collaborative and passionate team working to make the best experiences for businesses and advertisers on the Instagram platform. Technical Program Managers at Instagram operate within the engineering organization and have technical knowledge that enables them to influence and drive cross-team projects and roadmaps. As a TPM on Business Platform, you will play a key role working across engineering and product teams on various initiatives. You will ensure people have the best possible experience meeting their business goals on Instagram. By identifying key challenges faced while developing for business value, you will work horizontally to create long-term value for Instagram and partner with Engineering leads to drive solutions.

Business Platform TPMs are expected to have an understanding of the business and advertiser experience and the systems involved in this ecosystem. The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable in mobile product development, passionate about the business and advertiser experience, excited to collaborate, and focused on advancing Instagram engineering and products. This is a constantly evolving space, and the TPM is expected to be flexible and pivot based on the problems we are trying to solve.

This is a full-time position based in our office in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Articulate the technology, requirements, goals and milestones of Business Platform initiatives

  2. Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions, remove roadblocks, and deliver on high-impact projects that align with the company mission and goals

  3. Develop and manage cross-functional programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas, facilitate relationships across teams at Instagram and Facebook to manage dependencies and optimize resources

  4. Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management partners to define roadmap and long-term strategy for the Business Platform organization

  5. Roadmap and communicate program updates, risks and new opportunities to leaders and stakeholders, identify dependencies and perform risk/change management on projects

  6. Drive accountability and ownership in a fast-paced environment through project planning and interpersonal skills

  7. Work independently with minimal supervision

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  2. 3+ years of technical program management experience, systems or software engineering experience

  3. Knowledge of technologies, platform development and business/advertiser needs

  4. Experience working with technical engineering teams, designers, cross-functional teams and senior management to build and deliver products

  5. Communication, coordination, and organizational experience to get things done in an environment that spans multiple offices

  6. Interpersonal and leadership experience, including relationship building and collaboration within a cross-functional team, proven experience motivating and focusing a collaboration to reach goals

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Web or Internet start-up technical management experience

  2. Experience working on developer services or developer tools

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.