Facebook Technical Program Manager, Instagram Well-being in Menlo Park, California


Over 800 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 Instagram the safest, kindest, and most supportive global community. The Instagram Well-being team focuses on reducing negative and promoting positive experiences on Instagram, in addition to feeling cared for and supported when facing a negative or challenging experience on the platform. We build large-scale, complex systems, state-of-the-art Machine Learning, and operate an infrastructure to enable detection and remediation of content and behaviors that violate our Community Guidelines. As a TPM on Instagram Well-being, you will develop deep subject matter expertise in our integrity areas of work, then leverage your expertise as you work with a number of product, engineering, and operations teams to build experiences that ensure Instagram remains a safe, kind, and supportive community.

Technical Program Managers are a group of passionate individuals who go deep on learning their teams’ systems, then leverage this technical knowledge to influence and drive cross-team projects and roadmaps. TPMs work horizontally to create long term value for Instagram by promoting the right technologies for productivity, stability, and growth. Well-being TPM's are expected to have an understanding of the safety, security, and wellbeing of the community, as well as the systems that enable this ecosystem. The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable in mobile product development, passionate about the wellbeing of the community, 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 Well-being 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 programs to measure the efficacy of engineering, machine learning, and content classification efforts

  4. Develop and manage cross-functional programs in a matrix organization covering a range of areas

  5. Facilitate relationships across teams at Instagram and Facebook to manage dependencies and maximize resources

  6. Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management to define roadmap and long-term strategy for the Well-being organization

  7. Roadmap and communicate program updates, risks and new opportunities to leaders and stakeholders

  8. Identify dependencies and perform risk/change management on projects

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

  4. Communication, coordination, and organizational experience

  5. Interpersonal and leadership experience, including relationship building and collaboration within a cross-functional team and collaborating to reach goals

  6. Analytical and problem-solving experience to large-scale systems and experience writing code

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in using technology to detect and action online integrity related issues

  2. Ability to get things done in a fast-paced environment that spans multiple offices

  3. Self-motivated, proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities

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.